• WestBio Studentships

    Studentships starting in the Autumn of 2014

  • 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.


BBSRC funding opportunities and news

Innovator of the Year - nominate by 27 October 2014

This competition recognises and rewards individuals and small teams who have harnessed the potential of their excellent research.

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Horticulture Knowledge Exchange Fellowship, apply by 29 October 2014, 4pm

Together with NERC's industry-academic Collaborative Programmes of Research we are providing platforms for a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow to bring tangible benefits to business performance through sustained knowledge exchange and effective research translation.

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A joint BBSRC-NERC call for multidisciplinary proposals in sustainable aquaculture: health, disease, and the environment, apply by 4 November 2014

We, together with Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), are pleased to announce a sustainable aquaculture call for collaborative proposals to support aquaculture related research, where aquaculture is the farming or cultivation of organisms such as fin-fish, molluscs and crustaceans. BBSRC and NERC have each committed £2.5M to this call for proposals. Additional co-funding from other partners, including Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), Marine Scotland and the Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) is available to cover the costs of their researchers on proposals.

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Eradication of bovine tuberculosis through basic research and discovery (ERADbTB) - apply by 4 November 2014

BBSRC, in collaboration with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), announce a call to support fundamental bioscience that will address key gaps in the knowledge of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) biology.

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David Phillips Fellowships - apply 5 November 2014, 4pm

Scientists who have demonstrated high potential and who wish to establish themselves as independent researchers.

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