Study options

Take on a research project or degree at the Liggins Institute and you’ll be supervised by internationally recognised staff and have access to world-class facilities.

Postgraduate student in the laboratory

Join the Liggins Institute and you'll work alongside world-leading researchers to discover the determinants of health and disease.

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Why study with us

You'll be supervised by internationally recognised academic staff and contribute to research that makes a difference to people’s health.

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Researcher in the Liggins Institute lab

Explore the current list of masters and doctoral research projects on offer and and their supervisors.

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Liggins programmes

Postgraduate research projects are available at masters and doctoral level in a wide range of biomedical and health sciences, including perinatal science.

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Supervision and facilities

With a number of scholarships on offer, at least two supervisors and state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll be well supported during your study.

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Professor Katie Groom

Meet Professor Katie Groom

Professor Katie Groom, Hugo Charitable Trust Fellow, explains why research is critical to improving outcomes for mothers and babies.

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Liggins Institute research clinician with a child

Looking to take your career further? Passionate about making positive change? Check out our research opportunities tailor-made for healthcare practitioners.

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Undergraduate clinical research internship participants

Apply for an internship at the Liggins Institute and you'll work alongside internationally renowned researchers, as well as getting paid.

How to apply
Distinguished Professor Dame Jane Harding discusses fetal and maternal health

What cross-disciplinary research looks like in practice

Distinguished Professor Jane Harding explains how students, staff and clinicians contribute to our understanding of fetal and maternal health.

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