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Cost of Living Crisis

The EASTBIO Management Group has released a statement on the Cost of Living Crisis that can be viewed at the link below:

EASTBIO Management Message on the cost of living crisis 

In addition to this we welcome news from UKRI about an increase to stipend payments for UKRI-funded PhD students as outlined in the linked document, below:
UKRI increasing the minimum stipend from 1 October 2022 

Two available PhD studentships in Dundee 

EASTBIO DTP partner University of Dundee advertises PhD projects for 2 fully-funded 4-year studentships in life sciences, open to Home fees applicants only. Information, available PhD projects, and application details here.

Closing date for applications: 28 July 2023.

EASTBIO Annual Symposium

Warm thanks to all who engaged with and who helped to shape the EASTBIO 2023 Symposium on Impact.



EASTBIO Research Experience Placement Scheme Induction - Dundee, 22-23 May 2023

Dr David Walker, Dr Stevie Bain, Dr Ed Ivimey-Cook and chair Dr Douglas Vernimmen - Alumni Q&A Session at the REP Induction (Dundee, 23 May 2023)

We were delighted to be  joined at the EASTBIO REP Induction by the thirteen undergraduate students who are funded by EASTBIO DTP to complete a REP project in the summer of 2023 at one of the EASTBIO partner institutions. Across two days, we met with the REP award recipients and witnessed their interactions with current and former EASTBIO students, REP supervisors and representatives from the EASTBIO Management Group and partner IBioIC. The Induction included open panel discussions with student volunteers and the sponsoring academics, as well as an Industry-focused talk and a networking workshop.

EASTBIO Induction Day - Edinburgh, 10-11 October 2023

The Induction Day events for the new intake of students who start in autumn 2023 is to be held in person in Edinburgh (John McIntyre Conference Center) on the 10th and 11th of October. Induction will be followed by a Training Day, mandatory for new students. Further updates to be provided in the summer months 2023 here.


EASTBIO Induction Day - Stirling, 3 October 2022



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