Opportunities

Senior Research Associate – Closing date 11th January 2021

We are pleased to announce a funded postdoctoral research position in our group, which is available from the 1st Feb 2021 until 31st Jan 2025.

This project is part of a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship which was awarded to Rianne, and will focus on the cytotoxic potential of vanadium complexes in 2D and 3D cell culture models.

https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CDB470/senior-research-associate

Please use the link above to apply. The closing date is the 11th January 2021. If you have an questions, please contact Rianne directly, r.lord@uea.ac.uk

PhD Opportunities

Competition Funded Projects

Along with Dr John Fielden (UEA) and Dr Zoe Waller (UCL), Rianne will be a 2nd supervisor on an EPSRC competition funded PhD. The program will begin on 1st October 2021 and is covered by 3.5 years of funding, The application deadline is Friday 15th January 2021. Please direct any informal enquiries to the primary supervisor – Dr John Fielden, john.fielden@uea.ac.uk

https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/revealing-dna-s-secret-structures-with-ruthenium-from-the-test-tube-to-the-cell-fieldenj-u21sciep/?p127562

Self Funded Projects

Dr Rianne Lord has a self-funded PhD project, which focuses on design of fluorescent transition metal complexes for the treatment of cancer. The deadline for submissions is the 31st May 2021. Please email Rianne with any informal enquiries, r.lord@uea.ac.uk

https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/design-of-fluorescent-transition-metal-complexes-for-the-treatment-of-cancer-lordru21sf/?p125107

Along with Dr Muñoz-Herranz (UEA), Rianne will be a 2nd supervisor on a self-funded PhD project, which focuses on the synthesis of chiral allene derived-metal complexes and their applications in both asymmetric catalysis and metallotherapy. The deadline for submissions is the 31st May 2021. Please direct any informal enquiries to the primary supervisor – Dr Maria Paz Muñoz-Herranz, m.munoz-herranz@uea.ac.uk

https://www.find aphd.com/phds/project/chiral-allene-derived-metal-complexes-for-asymmetric-catalysis-and-metallotherapy-munozmu21sf/?p125140

We currently have no funded PhD studentships available with Rianne as primary supervisor. However, students wishing to either apply for their own funding or can self-fund should send an email directly to Rianne, r.lord@uea.ac.uk to discuss help with applying or choose a projected from our self-funded options.

Information regarding research degrees and our university open days can be found on the universities webpage. We advertise both funded and self-funded PhD projects, and these are listed on the School of Chemistry.

To cover the costs of a self-funded PhD, students can apply for a UK Gov Postgraduate Doctoral Loan or through some research council opportunities:

Animal Free Research UK

UKRI

Wellcome Trust

Please contact Rianne for more information and/or to discuss the application process, or to raise a query regarding other funding opportunities.

Summer Undergraduate Projects

If you are interested in carrying out a short, fully funded research project our research group, please contact Rianne for more information and/or any queries regarding the projects and application process. Students in stages 2 and 3 of study are eligible for bursaries and should visit the Royal Society of Chemistry, Biochemical Society or Animal Free Research UK for more information.

Post-doctoral Positions

If you are interested in discussing a PDRA in our research group, please contact Rianne regarding eligibility, potential projects and the application process.

PDRA Funding

Animal Free Research UK

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships

Newton International Fellowships (The Royal Society)

Sir Henry Dale Fellowships

Sir Henry Wellcome PDRA Fellowships

The Leverhulme Trust

The Ramsey Trust

The Royal Commission of 1851