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Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership

Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership

Applications for entry in October 2024 will open soon

University of Birmingham

University of Warwick

University of Leicester

Harper Adams University

Aston University

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

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 focused 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 (cost of UK fee rate), 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.

MIBTP is jointly funded by the BBSRC and the universities of Aston, Birmingham, Harper Adams, Leicester and Warwick.

Our students have come to us via a variety of pathways; many straight from their UG education, others returning to study after a period in the workplace. We also boast a diverse cohort of students from all around the world, including Italy, Greece, Nigeria, Brazil, Ireland and the UK. Take a look at our student profiles Link opens in a new windowto find out more.

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Jo De Klerk - Published Article

Warwick Student, Jo De Klerk, has published an article in PLOS Computational Biology. The article is titled as Modelling African horse sickness emergence and transmission in the South African control…

Phoebe do Carmo Silva - First Place Prize

Warwick student Phoebe do Carmo Silva has won first prize for the poster she presented at the annual meeting of the National PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance. The title is Nontypeabl…

Calum Upton - Published Article

Aston Student, Calum Upton, has published an article in The Biochemist. The article is titled as The value of the ‘Science and Economic Development’ Parliamentary Links Day 2023. It can be viewed in f…

Asier Rodriguez Muguruza - Published Article

Birmingham Student, Asier Rodriguez Muguruza, has published an article in the RSC journal, Nanoscale Advances. The article is titled as Chelating silica nanoparticles for efficient antibiotic delivery…