Projects available

The application deadline has now passed for studentships that commence in September 2018.   However, projects are still available for externally-funded (including self-funded) applicants until 1st June 2018Further information >>

For studentships that commence in September 2019, available projects will be advertised in October 2018.

** However, opportunity for fully-funded SWBio DTP studentships via the BBSRC/ESRC studentship scheme to commence in September 2018.  Deadline: Midnight, 22nd February 2018Further information >> **

The SWBio DTP offers projects that encompass two BBSRC priority areas; World-class Bioscience and Agriculture & Food Security. Underneath these two priority areas, sit three Research Themes.

  • Agriculture and the Environment
  • Animal Behaviour and In Vivo Studies
  • Biomolecular and Biophysical Studies

Available projects will be able to be viewed by clicking on the below research theme links:









Of note, some projects may involve fieldwork or time away from the listed host institution for e.g. time spent with a CASE partner, collaborating university. To find out further information, please contact the listed main/Rothamsted supervisor.

For projects hosted at Rothamsted Research (North Wyke or Harpenden), you will be mainly based with the research organisation but registered at the university where the academic supervisor is based. The Rothamsted supervisor will be responsible for supervising you on a daily basis, but the academic supervisor will be responsible for monitoring your academic progress.

For all project enquiries please contact the listed main/Rothamsted supervisor, unless otherwise stated in the project description.

Further information about the programme >>