DPhil Projects for 2023/24 Entry
The DPhil in Oncology projects available for admission in October 2023 are listed below. Please select a project from the menu on the left hand side to view more details about it. Each project page includes an overview, a link to view the profile of the primary supervisor, and a list of relevant research papers. You are strongly advised to read the indicated research papers, and conduct some further reading around the topic area when deciding whether to apply to a specific project. If you are interested in one of these projects you should contact the primary supervisor for a discussion prior to applying.
- Investigating the role of E3 ubiquitin ligases in cancer pathogenesis
- P97-UFD1-LARP1 axis regulates autophagy and PARP inhibitor resistance in ovarian cancer
- Nucleases and helicases as potential cancer targets
- Characterisation of DNA-protein crosslink proteolysis repair in response to chemotherapy
- Personalised radionuclide theranostics for cancer
- Parallels between the biological response to viral infection and hypoxia
- The role of MAFF-mediated redox system in tumour and immune responses
- Understanding the effects of immunomodulatory therapies on radiation response
- Clinically-motivated and physics-informed deep learning for contouring tumours using multimodal cancer imaging
- Discovery of new drugs for CRC prevention by targeting the BMP pathway
- Identification of new therapeutic targets: Down-modulation of inhibitory-SMADs as a route to CRC prevention
- Hypermutation as a driving force for cancer: can there be too much of a good thing?
- Investigation into the dynamics of DNA damage and repair of cells following FLASH and conventional irradiation