EASTBIO Doctoral Training Programme
Institution(s): University of Dundee, University of Edinburgh, University of Aberdeen, University of StAndrews, University of Stirling, James Hutton Institute and others
Course duration: 48 months
Course start date (2022): 01/09/2022
Number of students admitted to course per annum and number/proportion studying plant health or crop science: 60 (7-8 plant sciences)
Application deadline(s): Dec 16th, 2021
Admissions criteria: Per the UKRI guidance on UK, EU and international candidates, esp. TGC 5.2 & Annex B.
Type of funding available: BBSRC, Institutions and Industry
Course description: Students will engage in a 4-year research project, studying aspects of plant biology and health. During these 4 years, students will also take part in training opportunities, symposia and go on a professional internship (PIPs). All activities combined will contribute to professional development and delivery of highly skilled PhDs.
Potential Supervisors: Too many to list here.
Examples of career paths followed by graduates from this course: Plant breeder, postdoctoral researcher, government agency, scientific officer (industry), patent lawyer