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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    Full time 2-4 years. Applications are open all year round.

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health was established to bring together leading medical, veterinary and basic science researchers from across the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

The Centre for Global Vaccine Research currently works across Europe, Asia, Africa and more recently South America. Our research spans the breadth of vaccine research from development to implementation and evaluation.

The key aims of this research are to:

  • Develop and evaluate novel vaccines against major global causes of illness and death
  • Better understand and improve the performance of existing vaccines
  • Generate evidence to inform vaccine policy nationally and internationally
  • Share pre-clinical expertise amongst human and veterinary vaccinologists
  • Train and educate a new generation of vaccine scientists

Research themes

The Centre for Global Vaccine Research has six research themes covering key methodological disciplines within vaccinology and areas of strength shared by the Centre partners. These disciplines can be applied to both medical and veterinary vaccines. The themes are:

  • Disease epidemiology & Clinical trials
  • Vaccine adjuvants
  • Microbial ecology
  • Antigen discovery & vaccine development
  • Pre-clinical assessment models
  • Immune correlates of protection

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 100 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    145 66%

    26th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    40th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    64th

    8

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