EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership

EASTBIO Message regarding Black Lives Matter

EASTBIO Message regarding COVID-19

Further UKRI update and guidance on the COVID-19 Phase 2 Doctoral Extension Funding Policy.

UKRI update on student support (January 2021).

On 19 March, UKRI has issued information relating to the impact of COVID-19 on UKRI-supported research (including studentships/training grants): see here for details.

Latest UKRI announcement on stipends and FAQs.
UKRI Open Letter to funded students

EASTBIO will keep updating its advice for final-year, current and starting EASTBIO students in accordance with the above. As we are preparing to welcome our new student cohort and launch our Training Programme, we are monitoring the situation in discussion with our funding body and our partner institutions. We sought feedback from our students and supervisors and we are processing the input and best ways to support our partnership.  

In the meantime, do not hesitate to contact the team (local EASTBIO contacts can be found here), at any time, for advice, to share your concerns or suggest additional way that EASTBIO can support you.

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 EASTBIO fully-funded PhD project:  "Risk Factors and Causal Agents of Equine Grass Sickness" 

Supervised by Dr Beth Wells, Dr Kathy Geyer, Dr Stewart Burgess (Moredun Research Institute) and Dr Liam Morrison (University of Edinburgh)

Apply by 26 February 2021 via the MRI website.

EASTBIO Induction and Training Day 2020 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the EASTIO Induction was delivered online on the 7th and 8th of October 2020, 9:00-13:00, followed by a third day of training on the 9th of October. Further details and updates here.

EASTBIO Induction 2019, Dundee, West Park Conference Centre

EASTBIO Annual Symposia

The tenth EASTBIO Annual Symposium, on the Societal Impact of Bioscience Research, is scheduled to be held in the University of Edinburgh (3-4 June 2021) - we will shortly advise on the format of this key event. Our reps, representing second- and first-year students, have been planning a programme of talks and activities around the focus on societal impact of research.

EASTBIO group photo at the eighth EASTBIO Symposium - Dundee, Dalhousie Building, 13 June 2019


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