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 group photo - Edinburgh central campus, 12 June 2018 (Annual Symposium)

EASTBIO recruitment 2018

EASTBIO advertises projects for five 4-year UKRI BBSRC-funded PhD studentships aligned to the Industrial Strategy Grand Challenge theme of Artificial Intelligence and Data-Driven Economy. These studentships are to commence in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Information on how to apply here.

Application deadline: 4 July 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 2018

The 2018 EASTBIO Symposium on the Industrial impact of biosciences was held in Edinburgh central campus (50 George Square & Pollock Halls), Monday 11 - Tuesday 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.

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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