Grants and Research Funding

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If suitable candidates present themselves, a Theodore Williams Scholarship in Physiology will be awarded during Trinity Term 1997 to a person who wishes to gain experience in research for at least one year on a subject approved by the Waynflete Professor of Physiology. Funds are available to cover university and college fees for the M.Sc. degree, as well as a stipend for the scholar.

The scholarship shall be open to any member of the University of Oxford, whether man or woman, who on 30 June in the year of the award shall not have exceeded twenty-five years of age and who shall have:

(i) attended regularly courses of instruction in the Laboratory of Physiology for not less than five terms and not more than nine terms;

(ii) passed the First Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine and the examination in Physiological Sciences in the Honour School of Natural Sciences;

(iii) made to the Board of the Faculty of Physiological Sciences a declaration in writing of his or her intention to continue the study of medicine.

The scholarship shall be tenable for one year and the value of the award shall be fixed at the discretion of the Waynflete Professor of Physiology. Further information is available from Professor Colin Blakemore or Professor Clive Ellory, University Laboratory of Physiology, Parks Road, Oxford.

Candidates must submit a statement of their qualifications and of the course of research which they propose to pursue, together with such testimonials and references as they desire. Applications should be sent to Mrs S. Saunders, University Laboratory of Physiology, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT, to arrive not later than Friday, 4 July. There is no application form.

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