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Global Young Innovators Programme [apply by 8th January]

£10,000 funding for enterpreneurs aged 18-30 in the UK and South Africa to tackle global challenges.

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Research Resolutions: refreshing your research landscape [apply by 5th January]

Four week online course for postgraduates and researchers. Free self-paced course from the University of Cambridge Biological Sciences Libraries Team.

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The John C Marsden Medal for Best Doctoral Thesis in Biology [nominate by 30th November]

Linnean Society award of £1000 and a medal for the best doctoral thesis in biology.

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Graduate Students - Applied Biotechnology Laboratory - Francis Crick Institute [deadline unspecified]

Graduate student positions available with Sam Rodriques in the Applied Biotechnology Laboratory at the Francis Crick Institute. Projects include work on connectomics, viral vectors for gene therapy, and sequencing-based diagnostics for cancers and rare diseases.

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Restricted Call: Google PhD Fellowships [apply by 1st September]

Up to 3 year fellowships availble for PhD students representing the future of research in areas including computational neuroscience, heath research and machine learning. Includes a bursary and assigned Google mentor. Internal application process via the Research Strategy Office.

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IFST Travel Bursaries [apply throughout the year]

IFST travel bursaries support students to attend conferences or meetings related to all areas of food science and technology.

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BBSRC iCASE: Fighting Infection, Curing Cancer, Saving the Planet [apply by 14th July]

PhD position available working in the lab of Prof. Nigel Minton at the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with FOLIUM SCIENCE. Engineering bacterial endospores for drug delivery.

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BBSRC iCASE: Systems biology of hydrogen oxidising bacteria for the production of high quality feed protein and other feed ingredients [apply by 14th July]

PhD position available working in the lab of Klaus Winzer at the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with Deep Branch. Developing sustainable protein feed alternatives.

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BBSRC iCASE: Real Time Nanopore Sequencing at Scale – Read Until and Run Until on PromethION scale devices [apply by 15th July]

PhD position available working in the lab of Matt Loose at the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with Oxford Nanopore Technologies. Developing DNA sequencing technologies.

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Bioprocess Engineering PhD Programme (Open-ended applications)

4-year funded PhD programme in Bioprocess Engineering Leadership: Complex Biological Products Manufacture based at UCL.

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