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Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership

University of Birmingham

University of Warwick

University of Leicester

Harper Adams University

Aston University

The deadline has now passed for the 1st round of recruitment for 2020 entry

A 2nd round of recruitment will take place in the Spring; please check back then.

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).

Studentships include: fees, a tax free annual stipend, a travel allowance in year 1, a travel / conference budget, a generous consumables budget and use of a MacBook Pro for the duration of the programme.

News

image Dr Harun Rashid, published papers

Dr Harun Rashid, a graduate of the first cohort of MIBTP students, based at the University of Warwick, has recently published two papers as a result of his PhD research:

1.  Rashid, M.H.A., Cheng, W. …

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…