On 19 March, UKRI has updated its information relating to the impact of COVID-19 on UKRI-supported research (including studentships/training grants): see here for details.
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 Induction and Training Day 2020
The EASTIO Induction will be delivered online due to COVID-19 restrictions: 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 Annual Symposia
The tenth EASTBIO Annual Symposium, on the Societal Impact of Bioscience Research, is to be held in the University of Edinburgh, John McIntyre Conference Centre (3-4 June 2021). 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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