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Applications are invited for a PhD Scholarship in the Health Research Board-Trial Methodology Network (HRB-TMRN) to allow full time research towards a Structured PhD.

The successful applicant will undertake a PhD project in the field of trial methodology specifically in the area of recruitment of pregnant women to randomised trials – the barriers and enablers for healthcare professionals, under the supervision of Dr Linda Biesty, QUESTS Research Working Group member, at NUI Galway.

The structured PhD degree is a doctoral training programme with the core component of advancement of knowledge through original research and integrated support for professional development.  The programme is student centred and the qualification is designed to enhance, improve and directly engage the student in relevant research skills. In addition, it will offer the student disciplinary, generic and transferable skills, tailored to suit the experience of the student and reflect the disciplinary requirements.

Full details of this PhD scholarship, including application process and forms, are available at

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm, Thurs, 11th January 2018.