Bbsrc PhD Training Partnership Studentship Industrial Biotechnology and The Bioeconomy

The University of Nottingham, UK is inviting excellent candidates to apply for a PhD position in environmental sciences. This position is available for four years. Eligible candidates should submit the applications before December 11, 2018.

Four year PhDs available in the research area Industrial Biotechnology & the Bioeconomy - Starting October 2019.

The University of Nottingham, in collaboration withRothamsted Research (RRes) and its consortium partners, have devised an integrated four-year Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) that provides PhD students with a world-class training programmein Biotechnology and Biological Sciences.

Approximately50 projects are available to pick from across a range of topics and will be supervised by academic staff from multiple disciplines, includingBiosciences, Chemistry, Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology and Veterinary Medicine and Science. Consortium partners include:Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) National Industrial Biotechnology Facility;Crops for the Future Research Centre in Malaysia;Diamond Light Source; East Malling Research;andResearch Complex at Harwell.

View all Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy projects at:projects on offer for 2019/20.

You can find out more about the DTP on our website.

Applications are invited from students with backgrounds in Bioscience, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chemical/Biochemical/Process Engineering, Environmental Science, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Maths or related disciplines who have/expect to graduate with a first/upper-second UK Bachelor honours degree, or equivalent qualifications gained outside the UK. Students with an appropriate Master's degree are particularly encouraged to apply.

Funding is available for four years from late September 2019. A full award covers fees plus an annual stipend. This is set by the Research Councils and is 14,777 for 2018.

Please note that scholarships will be awarded on the following basis: Eligibility for full funding (fees and stipend) is restricted to Home and eligible EU students.

There are a limited number of places available covering both fees and stipend for EU Nationals who have not previously been ordinarily resident in the UK for three years.

International students are NOT eligible to apply.

All application should be submitted online by the deadline: Tuesday 11 December 2018, 12:00 noon.

Enquiries should be sent to:


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