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BBSRC awards Cambridge £15 million to support next generation of scientists

last modified Oct 06, 2014 03:27 PM

The University of Cambridge is to receive £15 million over five years from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to support the training and development of 150 PhD students. Students will be trained in world-class bioscience that will help boost the economy and build on UK strengths in areas such as agriculture, food, industrial biotechnology, bioenergy and health. The funding to Cambridge will facilitate doctoral training places per year across the University and partner Institutes. The Department of Pharmacology will offer PhD projects as part of the Doctoral Training Programme – full application details can be found at

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