DPhil Programme

Please see the Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) website for full information on the DPhil programme, application procedures and projects available in other NDPH groups. 

Current CKB projects for October 2021 intake:

Assessment of the role of EBV infection in aetiology of nasopharyngeal and gastric cancers in Chinese adults Supervisors: Ling Yang, Iona Millwood, Zhengming Chen.

Causes and consequences of heart failure in Chinese adults Supervisors: Robert Clarke, Derrick Bennett, Yiping Chen

Chronic infection, host immunity and risk of cancer Supervisors: Ling Yang, Iona Millwood, Christiana Kartsonaki, Zhengming Chen.

Determinants and early detection of common eye diseases among Chinese adults Supervisors: Huaidong Du, Fiona Bragg, Derrick Bennett

Development and application of novel methods for large scale genetic studies in Chinese and UK populations Supervisors: Robin Walters, Kuang Lin

Diabetes and risk of cancer in diverse populations Supervisors: Gill Reeves, Zhengming Chen

Incidence, determinants and prognosis of heart failure in Chinese adults Supervisors: Derrick Bennett, Yiping Chen, Robert Clarke

Trans-ethnic genetics and genomics of major diseases Supervisors: Robin Walters, Kuang Lin

Understanding the role of genetic drift, selection, and consanguinity in morbidity and mortality in the China Kadoorie Biobank Supervisor: Robin Walters