BBSRC funding opportunities and news

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance (theme 1): Understanding resistant bacteria - call 2, apply by 17 March 2015, 4pm

This call is being funded by MRC and BBSRC and addresses human or animal bacterial pathogens. The focus of the call is to drive forward highly innovative research with transformational potential to address the broad challenges presented in AMR initiative - theme 1


Animal Welfare Research Network call for members, apply by 24 March 2015

To foster multi-disciplinary collaborations that will add benefit to animal welfare research by creating links between animal welfare researchers and the broader academic community


Agri-Tech Catalyst, apply by 1 April 2015

The Agri-Tech Catalyst has been set up by the Technology Strategy Board, DFID and BBSRC with £70M investment to help make the UK a world leader in agricultural technology, innovation and sustainability.


Strategic Longer and Larger Grants (sLoLas), apply by 14 April 2015

Priority area:
Understanding complex microbial communities


Impact Awards for KEC professionals, apply by 16 April 2015

RCUK and PraxisUnico are working together to deliver a joint competition to reward and recognize knowledge exchange, technology transfer and commercialisation professionals who have excelled in enabling and facilitating the achievement of impact from the outcomes of research.


  • WestBio Studentships

  • How to Apply

    No longer accepting applications for 2014 entry

  • 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.