Standard studentships with Associate Partner

We are pleased to announce we have further studentships available through the SWBio DTP.

Deadline: Midnight Monday 30th March

These are Standard DTP studentships with an associate partner where you will be required to spend approximately a total of 50% of your time with each of the partners. You will be registered at the university of the university-based lead supervisor.

Projects available


Project title LEAD supervisors Host institution Keywords
Seeing the big picture: novel imaging tools to study spatial coordination of signalling processes in plants and algae Prof Alistair Hetherington / Dr Glen Wheeler University of Bristol (apply here) / Marine Biological Association; MBA Calcium signalling, diatoms, plants, stress tolerance, microscopy
Mass spectroscopy imaging of plant – fungi interactions: Understanding symbiosis for sustainable crop production Dr Peter Eastmond / Prof William Griffiths Rothamsted Research (apply here) / Swansea University Biochemistry, mass spectrometry imaging, lipidomics, symbiosis, sustainable agriculture


Selection process

Further information about the two-stage selection process and interview >>

SWBio DTP interview day

The SWBio DTP interview day for these joint-funded studentships will be taking place w/c 27th April.    If you are successful and invited to interview, you must be available to attend a DTP interview day this week.