Medical Research Foundation National PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance Research

Applications are invited for 150 places to join the National PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research. The programme is open to all PhD students registered at any UK university/institution who are researching AMR or AMR-related PhD projects funded by any source, including overseas and self-funded students. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2018.

The Medical Research Foundation is delighted to fund the UK’s only national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance research. We believe the programme will help to respond to the global health challenge that is antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance and drug resistant infections and strengthen the UK’s research capacity overall.

Professor Nicholas Lemoine, Chair, Medical Research Foundation

About the programme

Read more about how this innovative national programme will train new researchers to explore ways to tackle antimicrobial resistance, one of the greatest emerging threats to human health.

Join the Training Programme

To join the national cohort of PhD students studying AMR, please read further about the application process.

Contact us

For all enquiries related to the National PhD Training Programme in AMR Research, please email

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