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Physiology - Structured

Course overview
The Discipline carries out research in a number of areas including the disorders of the central nervous system, electrophysiology, ovarian physiology, skeletal muscle physiology, diabetes mellitus and liver regeneration.

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have a high honours standard in a relevant academic discipline at primary degree level or equivalent together with the support of an academic staff member who is approved by the College to supervise the research in terms of its nature and scope.

Additional entry requirements
Candidates may be required to submit a research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.

Duration

Structured PhD (full-time, four years).

Further enquiries

Ms. Fiona Byrne
E: fbyrne@nuigalway.ie
T: 353 91 49 2761

Application date

Course Code: Structured PhD, full-time—1SPD1, College of MNHS Structured PhD, full-time—1SPS1, College of Science

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

Research areas

Research Areas

Neurotoxicity, neurodegeneration and neuroprotection
Reproductive physiology
Liver microcirculation and regeneration
Skeletal muscle plasticity and muscular dystrophy
Epithelial physiology and electrophysiology
Neuroinflammation, mood disorders and pain
Gastric function; Diabetes Mellitus

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