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UNIQ+ research internships at the University of Oxford are now open. Designed for talented individuals from disadvantaged and under-represented backgrounds at postgraduate level at the University of Oxford, UNIQ+ research internships offer research experience with supervision from Oxford researchers.

Taking place from Monday 1 July - Friday 16 August 2024, UNIQ+ gives eligible applicants the chance to experience life as a graduate student at Oxford. You will undertake a research project, attend training and information sessions, and have the opportunity to take part in social events. Projects are available in a wide range of subjects, including archaeology, biology, history, engineering, pathology, sociology and statistics, and many more.

Ludwig Oxford principal investigators have a number of projects available in the clinical medicine section for interested eligible participants. The following projects are advertised and can be seen in more detail here:


Cellular plasticity and cancer – Xin Lu

A genetic approach to understand light-sensing proteins in the skin – Richard White

Decoding the epitranscriptome in cancer – Chunxiao Song

Are repetitive sequences the ‘dark matter’ of the human genome? – Parinaz Mehdipour

Investigating epigenetic regulation to enhance cancer vaccine efficacy – Carol Leung


During the internship students can expect to:

  • receive a stipend of £3,000
  • receive free accommodation in Oxford
  • improve your research skills
  • work with University of Oxford researchers
  • receive advice on opportunities for further study and research careers
  • enhance your ability to make a competitive application for postgraduate study


For full eligibility criteria, the full list of projects available, and to apply, visit:

Applications close at 12:00 midday UK time on Wednesday 21 February 2024.

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