Projects available

Applications for projects starting in September 2024 have now closed.
For fully funded studentships starting in September 2025, projects will be advertised in October 2024.

Below are the projects that were recently advertised last year, to give you an idea of projects that could be advertised in the future.

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The projects below can still be applied to by external-funded (included self-funded) applicants up until 1st June 2024. Further information and how to apply >>

The SWBio DTP offers projects in world-class bioscience that encompasses the following three areas:

  • Advancing the frontiers of bioscience discovery
  • Bioscience for an integrated understanding of health
  • Bioscience for sustainable agriculture and food

Click on the research area links below to view the projects available.  You can also find out more about the research teams by visiting our meet our supervisors webpage.

Of note, some projects may involve fieldwork or time away from the listed host institution for e.g. time spent with others within your supervisory team, collaborating university, collaborator or on a CASE/PIPS placement.

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

Further details about the different types of studentships available through the SWBio DTP >>

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