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Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership

University of Birmingham

University of Warwick

University of Leicester

Harper Adams University

Aston University

We are now accepting applications for 2020 entry - Apply Now!

Deadline Sunday 12th January 2020

MIBTP is a BBSRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership between the University of Warwick, the University of Birmingham, the University of Leicester, Aston University and Harper Adams University.

The MIBTP has an ambitious vision to deliver innovative, world class research across the Life Sciences to boost the growing Bioeconomy in the Midlands and across the UK.

PhD Studentship projects are focussed in vital research areas such as Sustainable Agriculture and Food, Understanding the Rules of Life, Renewable Resources and Clean Growth and Integrated Understanding of Health and use interdisciplinary and quantitative approaches to biology.
 
Students from a wide diversity of academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply: those with creative drive in both theoretical disciplines (for example, maths, computer science, statistics) as well as experimental science (for example, biology, biomedicine, chemistry, biotechnology).

News

image Jess Watts prize winner

Jess Watts, a Warwick 2017 student, is the 2019 recipient of the Brewster Scholarship, which is awarded to an SLS PhD student in their second year of research whose work relates to crop improvement. T…

image Carys Howell travel grant and poster prize

Carys Howell, a 3rd year Birmingham MIBTP student, received a travel grant, the FEBs youth travel fund (YTF), to attend the Europhosphatase 2019 conference. The travel grant covered the conference fee…

image Robyn Wright published paper

Final year Warwick student Robyn Wright has just published her 1st paper as a result of her PhD research. The paper is published in Microbiome and is entitled Understanding microbial community dynamic…

image Marta Poblocka symposium winner

Marta Poblocka, a Leicester 3rd year MIBTP student, recently won 1st prize for best poster and 2nd prize for best abstract at the University of Leicester student symposium. The title of Marta's poster…