PhD and/or MSc Scholarship available - Social Sciences

HEARD & Africa Centre - 2013-12-13

The causes and consequences of HIV transmission and drug resistance - Social Sciences PhD and/or MSc studentships available at HEARD/UKZN Genetics department in collaboration with Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies. Funded by a MRC Flagship research project. Potenital Supervisors: Dr Kaymarlin Govender, Ms Samantha Willan & Mr. Andrew Gibbs, HEARD, UKZN.

PhD and MSc fellows will be awarded a scholarship that will cover their tuition costs in addition to a competitive stipend salary. Interested students should send an application, which should contain a CV and a motivation letter (max. 500 words) by 30 January 2014 to Mrs. Xolile Kineri @ email:, Tel: 035 550 7500, Fax: 035 550 7565.

In total, we are advertising 7 PhDs and up to 4 MScs fellowships that can be taken in different departments at UKZN. This includes the following disciplines Clinical Infectious Diseases, Computer Science, Epidemiology, HIV Pathogenesis, Human Genetics, Genomics & Bioinformatics and Social & Economical Sciences. More info: