This prestigious multidisciplinary programme involves three internationally respected research institutes in Norwich: the John Innes Centre, The Sainsbury Laboratory and The Genome Analysis Centre. It is the longest running rotation programme in plant and microbial sciences in the UK with a proven track record in research training and academic excellence. The 4-year studentship includes a generous tax-free stipend, university registration fees and research/training funds.
The programme is designed for outstanding applicants with excellent academic records who show the potential for research at the highest level. Special features of the programme include the freedom to select three mini-projects in the first eight months and empowerment to select both the topic and the supervisor for your main research project. It is open to UK, EU and International students.
The John Innes Centre offers up to 2 International Scholarships to overseas postgraduate research students studying for a PhD degree. The award is made on a competitive basis to the applicant considered to be the most outstanding. The aim of the award is to attract high-quality international students to the John Innes Centre to undertake research. The award will underwrite the cost of fees to cover the difference between the Overseas and UK/EU lab-based postgraduate research tuition fees.