We welcome approaches from individuals interested in conducting research with us. Please contact the APC group lead Professor Peter Murchie (p.murchie@abdn.ac.uk) to discuss ideas.

Medical Students

o   Aberdeen Summer Research Scholarship scheme – we regularly take early stage medical students for summer placements

o   Intercalated BScMedSci – we have hosted several students and supervised them to complete good degrees and achieve high quality publications from their intercalated year.

o   Electives – we are often able to provide supervision for research topics on electives in primary care in Aberdeen or elsewhere. We have links with several other groups in the UK and in other parts of the world. Please contact APC group lead Professor Peter Murchie (p.murchie@abdn.ac.uk) to enquire.

Postgraduate taught

Several members of the research group contribute to the online PgCert Research Methods for Health.

Academic staff also regularly supervise MSc projects.


We are always interested in discussing potential PhDs, particularly with candidates who have a strong interest in pursuing topics within our research themes and areas of expertise.  To find out more, contact APC lead Professor Peter Murchie (p.murchie@abdn.ac.uk) 

PhD opportunities are advertised on our Twitter feed @CAPCAberdeen and details on the Elphinstone PhD Scholarships can be found here


The Institute of Applied Health Sciences

Polwarth Building


AB25 2ZD

Tel:  +44 (0)1224 437974

Email:  traceygrant@abdn.ac.uk