PhD and research degrees in Biological Sciences

Norwich Research Park is an exciting place to do biological research, with over 300 life science research postgraduates at UEA, the John Innes Centre, The Sainsbury Laboratory, the Earlham and Quadram Institutes and  the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Each year, the School of Biological Sciences has a number of fully funded PhD studentships in ecology, evolution, cell and tissue biology, molecular microbiology and plant science. For more infomation, see the links on this page.

Other students are funded by their employers, home governments and agencies such as the China Scholarship Council and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Please look at our Research pages and contact staff working in your field of interest to discuss potential research projects in more detail.

EDESIA: Plants, Food and Health Wellcome Trust PhD Programme

The EDESIA PhD programme is funded by Wellcome Trust to advance major aspects of plant-based nutrition and health, from crop to clinic, drawing on the...

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Drug discovery for P2X receptors: molecular basis of ligand-receptor interaction (FOUNTAINS_U23SF)

P2X receptors are a family of ligand-gated ion channels activated by the neurotransmitter extracellular ATP (Illes et al., 2021). They are attractive drug...

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