Information for current ISTM Postgraduate Research Students

ISTM Research Training (PhD, MPhil, DM)

ISTM Research Training documents for students, supervisors and advisors can be accessed at Student Training Documents.

ISTM Health & Safety

ISTM health and safety procedures can be accessed at ISTM Health & Safety Documents


ISTM Annual Postgraduate Symposium

ISTM_Symposium_poster_winners_2013_IMG_3972_300x200  Munyaradzi Kamudzandu ISTM organises an annual gathering of all its research students and their supervisors to hear first year presentations on the latest projects. There is also a display of posters and various prizes. The Postgraduate Symposium takes place at the North Staffordshire Medical Institute every spring. As well as providing an excellent opportunity for students to learn how to present their work at scientific meetings, it also gives a chance for all ISTM members to learn about the projects taking place in labs and clinics across the Research Institute's sites.

News items on Postgraduate Research Students in ISTM


ISTM welcomes its new research students

Posted on 03 November 2017 The 2017 intake of new research students in ISTM have started their first training sessions, as part of their higher degrees.

Medical students visit from Saudi Arabia

Posted on 26 July 2017 ISTM is hosting a group of medical students from the College of Medicine at Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud University.

Yangzhou University Visit

Posted on 12 July 2017 Students from Yangzhou University in China were welcomed to the ISTM on Monday 10 July.

Neuroscience grant for intercalating medical student Louise Finch

Posted on 30 June 2017 Intercalating Keele medical student Louise Finch has been awarded a grant of almost £4,500 for her neuroscience project
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ISTM holds 12th annual Postgraduate Symposium

Posted on 09 May 2017 ISTM holds its 12th annual Postgraduate Research Symposium at the North Staffordshire Medical Institute.
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CDT Cross Cadre Conference

Posted on 05 May 2017 The CDT Cross Cadre Conference was held on 27 and 28 April 2017
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Indian research students join ISTM

Posted on 14 July 2016 ISTM has secured three of the 35 Indian doctoral student placements into the UK through the 2016 Newton-Bhabha PhD programme.

Other student activities

Postgraduate sesearch students take part in many other activities in the Research Institute each year, including seminars, workshops and away days.

ISTM PhD students attending the 3ME Initiative Research Retreat at Lake Coniston, Cumbria in 2011.
Award-winning poster promoting public understanding of science, by
PhD student Sile Griffin entitled "Parkinson’s Disease and Vitamins", as presented to the 2012 ISTM PG Symposium and Vitae competition.


Read the poster at Parkinson’s Disease and Vitamins poster Vitae Sile Griffin‎ (pdf)