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.

EASTBIO group photo - Dundee, 3 October 2018 (Induction Day)

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.

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2019 Recruitment 

EASTBIO invites applications for fully-funded 4-year PhD studentships in one of our four partner universities for a start in autumn 2019. Check here for available projects and here for information about how to apply. Please email EASTBIO if you have any questions.

Closing day for applications: 5 December 2018

Broadening Horizons: Cultivating an Innovative Mind Set

The BBSRC Skills School ‘Broadening Horizons: Cultivating an Innovative Mind Set’ was held with great succes in Edinburgh, from Monday 4 to Tuesday 5 June 2018.

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


EASTBIO Annual Symposium 2019

The seventh EASTBIO Annual Symposium, on Bioscience research, will be held in Dundee, Dalhouise Building, on 13-14 June 2019. We have begun conversations with our second-year student reps about the programme and we hope to publicise further information here shortly. Online registration to be circulated shortly!

The 2018 EASTBIO Symposium on the Industrial impact of biosciences was held in Edinburgh central campus, 11- 12 June.

The EASTBIO Management Group extends warm thanks to second-year EASTBIO student reps (among them, Rosie and Zan, pictured above) for their ideas and drive in delivering another successful industry-focus symposium.

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