Monday, March 3, 2008

PhD / MSc Studentships in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and Related Areas, University of Edinburgh, UK

ESRC Innogen Centre 1+3 and +3 studentship
The ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Research on Innovation in Genomics, based at the University of Edinburgh and at the Open University, invites applications from candidates wishing to pursue doctoral research on topics in the life sciences, biotechnology and related areas. Innogen is a designated outlet for ESRC 1+3 and +3 PhD studentships, available for UK or EU students.

UK student awards cover fees and maintenance; EU students normally receive fees only; part-time students receive the fees plus pro rata maintenance. 1+3 awards combine 1 year of MSc research training with 3 years’ PhD funding. +3 awards are for applicants who have already completed a year of ESRC-recognised research training. ESRC national competition awards, ESRC quota awards in STS, and various other funding opportunities are also available for the Programme.

The deadline for applications for a studentship to be held at Edinburgh is 21 March 2008, and candidates must have contacted the Innogen Deputy Director and submitted an application for the programme by that time.

For further information on the studentships and the applications procedure, and suggestions for research topics in the area of the life sciences and biotechnology, see, or contact Dr Catherine Lyall, Deputy Director and Innogen Centre Manager, c.lyall[ at ]

Deadline: 21 March 2008