Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (28/08/2014 09.16)

Research Doctorate Courses - 30th Cycle PhD in : Applied Biology and Experimental Medicine

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The research doctorate in Applied Biology and Experimental medicine (DBAMS) offers young graduates an essential post-graduate formation for undertaking research and/or coordination activity both in the academic field or in other private or public bodies. Among the priorities of the Doctoral course are the necessary themes regarding: the ethical motivations to research work; the acknowledgement of the environmental risks inherent to changes to genome and the introduction of new species and the full commitment to sustainable development. The doctoral course will mould modern professionals equipped both with a thorough basic knowledge and a strong practical bent in vast sectors of modern biology. It will also confer to doctoral students the ability required for autonomous and competent research work in pre-clinical and clinical fields and in the post-marketing sector.

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Research Fields

Biological sciences
Medical sciences

Eligibility criteria

QUALICATIONS(up to a maximum of 30 points /100)

Documents to be attached to the application in PDF format:

• Master, specialist or old system degree thesis;

• university career (examinations, graduation mark);

• publications;

• any professional experience and other qualifications held by the applicant;

•curriculum vitae

EXAMINATIONS up to 70 points (minimum pass grade is 42 points)

Oral examination

The interview is designed to test the candidates' knowledge on topics relating to the educational and methodological trends of the Doctoral course and includes the formal presentation of the proposed research project.

During the oral examination the knowledge of the English language will be tested

Minimum overall rating to be considered eligible: 60 points.

Selection process

The final list in order of merit will be published on the University’s website at the address: , and it has at all effects a legal notifying value. Subsequently it will be approved by Decree of the Rector.

The final list in order of merit for each Course is one and only

The candidates are admitted, on approval, to Courses according to their position in the final ranking list until all positions for the Doctoral Course are covered.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year8
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsAll
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Messina

Public research
Messina - Italy