EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership

EASTBIO is the East of Scotland BioScience Doctoral Training Partnership. We are funded by the BBSRC and supported in our work by the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance. We offer an excellent programme of collaborative training for PhD students in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and St Andrews, four of the UK’s leading research intensive universities. We also host summer research experience placements for undergraduates.

EASTBIO recruitment 2018

Thanks to all applicants for the second round of the EASTBIO recruitment (application deadline 7 May 2018). This call is now closed.


Broadening Horizons: Cultivating an Innovative Mind Set


We are seeking enthusiastic doctoral / postdoctoral scientists to apply to attend the upcoming BBSRC Skills School ‘Broadening Horizons: Cultivating an Innovative Mind Set’ being held in Edinburgh, from Monday 4 to Tuesday 5 June 2018. Application is by invitation and by competition only.

Further information on how to apply here.

This event is supported by the BBSRC National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF).



EASTBIO BBSRC-funded Research Experience Placements 2018


 See here the EASTBIO/BBSRC REP 2018 Awards.


Welcome to new, 2017 EASTBIO cohort!

The 2017 student and supervisor cohort - Induction Day, Dundee, 5 October 2017.

For student profiles, see here.

EASTBIO Annual Symposia - Mark the dates!

The 2018 EASTBIO Symposium on Industrial Impact will be held in Edinburgh central campus (50 George Square), Monday 11 - Tuesday 12 June.

Register now at (only for EASTBIO students and supervisors):


Registration deadline: 28 February 2018

Save the dates in your diaries and check here for updates.

For details about the 2017 Symposium on 'Debating & Delivering Research to Society' (King's College Conference Centre, Aberdeen, 11-12 June), see here.

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