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.
 

PhD

Stopping greenhouse gas emission from soil bacteria by targeting DNA/RNA secondary structures (GATESA_U21SCIVC)

As well as carbon dioxide (CO2), other important climate-active gases are known to drive global warming. Importantly, nitrous oxide (N2O), is a greenhouse gas...

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Massively parallel characterisation of viral microRNAs (MOXONS_U21SF)

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of non-coding RNAs ~22nt in length known to play a pivotal role in the regulation of gene expression in animals. They bind to...

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PhD

Postgraduate Research in Biological Sciences

We are a top tier, research-led university and are committed to making a substantial impact on the global challenges facing society. Our postgraduate...

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PhD

Biofilms - From Structure-Function Studies to Antimicrobial Discovery (HEMMINGSA_U21SF)

Treatment of bacterial infections is often made more difficult by their capacity to resist antibiotics and this resistance is widely recognized as a major...

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