Applying for studentship funding

Prospective PhD students could consider applying for funding via these competitive schemes (and others). If you think you may be interested, send me a CV and a short summary of the research area you are interested in.

UCL Graduate Research Scholarships - UK and EU or Overseas students
UCL 4-year PhD in Biomedical and Life Sciences - UK citizens or residents
Wellcome Trust 4-year Neuroscience PhD - UK and EU or Overseas
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program - US citizens


Applying for post-doc funding

See Wellcome, MRC, ESRC, Marie Curie (within EU), Marie Curie (from outside EU), etc.




Research Assistant

There is an 11-month Research Assistant position available to join Dr Nardini’s research group at Durham University to work on human cognitive development. Current studies in the lab are investigating the development of spatial memory and mental maps, as well as other aspects of visual and cognitive development – see Applicants should have an excellent academic record, be very reliable and well organised, have an excellent rapport with young children and their parents, and be able to collect high quality data with children. 

For full details and information on how to apply, please see the job listing here:

The closing date is May 27th. Interviews are expected to be in the second week of June . The position may commence on July 1st or as soon as possible thereafter. Prospective candidates are welcome to contact Dr Marko Nardini (email: marko.nardini AT with any inquiries about the post.



Paid internships over summer (UK undergraduates).

Funding for 2 months of research experience for UK undergraduates over the summer vacation can be applied for via Wellcome, Nuffield, or EPS - send me a CV and a brief email if you are interested.

Other internships

You can also get in touch about internships at other times of year, if you are studying abroad, or from the UK but not a current undergraduate.