PhD programmes in Life Sciences
PhD projects are offered within different programmes catering for the varying needs and interests of PhD candidates.
BBSRC EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentship
The BBSRC East of Scotland Bioscience Doctoral Training Partnership provides training for postgraduates with diverse background (including biosciences, physical sciences, mathematics) to address biological questions using a range of technologies.
This 4-year programme consists of a PhD project supplemented by Biosciences and Generic Skills Training, including a 3-month professional internship outside of academia.
China Scholarship Council (CSC) Programme
MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit (MRC PPU) Prize Studentships
The MRC PPU offers Prize Studentships in the areas of signal transduction and DNA repair, with strong emphasis on analysis of protein phosphorylation and ubiquitylation and on links with human disease.
The Unit has a major interest in drug discovery, bolstered by the award-winning Division of Signal Transduction therapy (DSTT) which was created by the MRC PPU and which is funded by six major pharmaceutical companies.
BARIToNE Collaborative Training Partnership
The BARIToNE CTP is a multi-partner PhD Programme focused on research excellence as a vehicle to ensure the long-term sustainability of barley supply and value chains.
Co-constructed academic / industry PhD projects and a comprehensive series of Industrial placements will provide valuable work experience to every postgraduate researcher on the program and lead to the development of future sustainability champions across