Faculty of Biological Sciences

There will be a number of funded opportunities available from October 2015; most PhDs will start in October 2016.

Project Overview


The molecular, structural and cellular biology of Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus and other nairoviruses

Dr John Barr Funded PhD project with Public Health England.  UK/EU candidates only.


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 26th Sept 2016 

Characterization of WHIRLY1 functions in cereal crops

Prof. Christine Foyer and Dr Chris West BBSRC Ind. CASE studentship.  UK or EU candidates with 3 years residency in the UK only.


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 30th Sept 2016

 Alumni Bursary

If you are a former student of the University of Leeds and intend to fund your MSc by Research or PhD yourself, you may be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary.

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 Postgraduate Loan for MSc by Research

A UK governement scheme providing loans of up to £10,000 towards postgraduate study

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