Current News

20 Sep 2022

The University of St Andrews currently advertises one EASTBIO PhD project for a studentship in the area of Crops and Soil. The studentship is fully funded by the UKRI BBSRC. The successful candidate will join the 2022 student cohort and the new EASTBIO Training Programme.

Project title: Crops as a route to growth factor (GF) production for cellular agriculture

Project Supervisors: Professor L. Torrance, Dr Andrew Love, Professor D. Stewart

Details of the projects are advertised here.

Closing date: 30 September 2022

You are asked to contact the project's first supervisor before you apply to the host institution.

14 Sep 2022

The Roslin Institute (University of Edinburgh, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine) currently advertises four EASTBIO PhD projects for one studentship in the area of Transformative Technologies. The studentship is fully funded by the UKRI BBSRC; the successful candidate will join the 2022 student cohort and the new EASTBIOTraining Programme.

Details of the projects here:

7 Sep 2022

EASTBIO DTP Partner institution Moredun Research Institute advertises a PhD project for a start in October 2022. The project is fully-funded for a 4-year programme of study and the successful applicant will be joining the EASTBIO Training Programme.

Project title: Living with parasites: exploring tolerance of infection to reduce the impact of gastrointestinal nematodes on sheep

Primary supervisorDr Adam Hayward, Moredun Research Institute

Closing Date: 21/09/2022

Details of project here.

1 Sep 2022

EASTBIO has launched its 2023 Call for Projects inviting PhD projects in areas of strategic priority for UKRI BBSRC by eligible PIs across the partnership. We asked for projects for both standard studentships and studentships collaborative with industry.

Details about the call - including relevant guidance and the form itself - can be found here; projects to be submitted via the partner institutions by the end of September 2022. 

Email us if you have any query regarding the call.