BBSRC funding opportunities and news

UK Animal Welfare Research Network (AWRN)

Call for members status: Open
Application deadline: January 2019 TBC


New approaches to ageing research: a joint BBSRC-NC3Rs funding highlight notice

BBSRC and NC3Rs are collaborating on a joint funding highlight notice to encourage the development of new and innovative models and approaches for ageing research, which reduce the current reliance on mammalian models, as well as address the gaps in terms of scientific utility and relevance to human ageing.


UK-India Newton-Bhabha Fund joint call on pulses and oilseeds

BBSRC and the government of India's Department of Biotechnology wish to encourage multi-institutional collaborative applications between UK and Indian researchers to undertake high quality three-year projects aimed at increasing the productivity, resilience, sustainability and quality of pulses or oilseeds grown for food or feed in India.


Newton Bhabha UK-India Industrial Waste Challenge 2017

Call registration deadline: 11 October 2017 and Call application deadline: 18 October 2017


Responsive mode application deadlines

You can submit research grant applications at any time for consideration by one of our Research Committees under our responsive mode scheme, on any topic within our portfolio.


  • WestBio Studentships

  • How to Apply

    This programme is not accepting applications at present

  • PIPS

    PIPS is a three-month professional internship in a non-academic setting, providing BBSRC DTP students with work experience in a professional setting that is not related to their PhD.