Fully funded cancer PhD opportunities (fees and stipend)

12 May 2021

Two fully funded (fees and stipend) cancer PhD opportunities are available at  the University of Surrey. The supervisors for both are Dr Jo Armes & Dr Jenny Harris and the closing date is 12th May 2021. For further information please email jo.armes@surrey.ac.uk or jen.harris@surrey.ac.uk

  1. Adaptation and Pilot Testing of the Registered Nursing Forecasting (RN4CAST) Nurse Survey for Use in the Ambulatory Chemotherapy Setting.

To improve the health and wellbeing of people receiving chemotherapy for cancers this PhD will adapt the RN4CAST tool, and undertake pilot testing of RN4CAST Chemotherapy Assessment Tool (RN4CAST-CAT) in South East England.


  1. Improving supportive care during immunotherapy: co-design of a patient reported outcome measure to assess adverse events in people with renal and melanoma cancers

To improve the outcomes of people with renal and melanoma cancers treated with immunotherapy this PhD aims to co-design a patient-reported outcome (PRO) measure of immunotherapy-related adverse events (side effects), based on best practice recommendations for PRO design.