The SynBioCDT, a collaboration between the Universities of Oxford, Bristol and Warwick is giving out SynBioCDTDoctoralTrainingStudentshipsin UK, 2018, a 4-yearPhDtraining studentships in the new field of Synthetic Biology.
The course is for students with both physical and life sciences backgrounds.
Applicants whose native language is not English are to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Offers are available for 4-yearPhDtraining programme.
Field of study:
Scholarships are awarded in the field of Synthetic Biology, the “Engineeringof Biology”.
Funding will cover full tuition fees and pay an annual stipend of at least £14,553 (the stipend will rise slightly each academic year in line with Research Council UK levels).
The EPSRC and BBSRC, universities, industrial partners and charitable trusts provide funding for approximately 15 four-year studentships each year for students across the partnership.
UK, EU and International students.
Applicants must have achieve a first-class or an upper second class undergraduate degree (or equivalent international qualifications) as a minimum in Physical Sciences (e.g. Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Plant Sciences) or Life Sciences (e.g. Biology, Biochemistry) with strong mathematical skills.
Submit 2 satisfactory academic references
Submit an English Language test certificate (if appropriate)
It is a requirement that overseas students will show that their ability to understand and express themselves in both written and spoken English is sufficiently high for them to derive the full benefit from the PhD.
Complete the online postgraduate application form and select PhD Synthetic Biology.
In the supporting information section (or attach a separate document if you prefer) enter your personal statement/research proposal.
This should be in the form of a 1,000-word essay and will be for your research interests and your reasons for applying to the course, as well as how your background and experience relates to Synthetic Biology.
Upload a transcript from your current or previous study, a CV and any other documents that you feel would support your application.