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The realm of Biological Sciences is a testament to the endless curiosity and quest for understanding that defines human engagement with the natural world. Embarking on a PhD in Biological Sciences propels students into the epicentre of cutting-edge research, unravelling the complexities of life on a molecular, cellular, and ecological level.

These advanced programmes provide the platform for deep, specialised investigation into the various facets of biology, from genomics and proteomics to ecology and evolution. Candidates are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the scientific community's understanding of life processes, diseases, and the interrelations between living organisms and their environments through innovative and impactful research.

Why complete a PhD in Biological Sciences?

A PhD in Biological Sciences is synonymous with the pursuit of pioneering discoveries that have the potential to significantly advance our understanding of the natural world and address some of the most pressing challenges facing humanity, including climate change, disease control, and biodiversity loss.

Doctoral research in this field is characterised by its depth, rigor, and innovation, allowing students to delve into uncharted territories of the biological sciences. Through this exploration, PhD students not only push the boundaries of scientific knowledge but also develop a suite of technical and analytical skills that are highly valued across multiple sectors. Their work contributes to the development of new technologies, therapies, and conservation strategies, reflecting the critical role of biological research in improving human health, preserving ecosystems, and ensuring sustainable development.

In terms of employment, a PhD in Biological Sciences opens up a wide range of career opportunities both within and outside academia. Graduates are well-equipped for roles in research and development within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, as well as positions in conservation, environmental management, and policy-making.

The ability to conduct independent research, analyse complex data sets, and communicate scientific findings effectively prepares PhD holders for leadership roles in these fields. Those passionate about academia have the opportunity to contribute to the education and mentorship of future generations of scientists, fostering a culture of inquiry and innovation.

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Genetic and molecular basis of healthy ageing and longevity

This is an opportunity for a highly motivated and talented student with enthusiasm for research and discovery to unravel the genetic and molecular basis of healthy ageing. Read more

Stopping medicines: Understanding patterns and consequences

The University of Bristol is working with Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) to offer a place on their prestigious Medicines in Acute and Chronic Care PhD programme. Read more

Exploring nutritional supplements to enhance coral reslience ( Domestic Only )

In order to thrive and endure environmental challenges, corals, like all living organisms, necessitate exceptional nutrition. Although typically situated in nutrient-poor waters, corals possess the ability to extract nutrients from their surroundings to support their well-being. Read more

PhD Studentship – NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) – Fat, fibroblasts and immunotherapy resistance in NASH-HCC

Award summary . 100% tuition fees and an annual stipend of £19,237 (2024/2025 UKRI rate). International candidates will be required to fund the difference between the home and international fees. . Read more

Plants with Purpose: Enhancing flood management and multi-functional performance of green infrastructure by evaluating plant functional traits

Join our innovative new research programme making a practical difference to urban life using Nature-based Solutions. Climate change is causing ever worsening social, practical, and economic shocks for urban communities. Read more

Constraints and causes of brain evolution in birds

Birds differ from their non-avian dinosaur relatives in many respects. One key feature that evolved as birds acquired powered flight and began to diversify is a relatively large brain. Read more

UTS PhD Scholarship- Sydney Water- CRCSAAFE ( DOMESTIC ONLY)

The last 80 years has witnessed the rapid emergence of antibiotic resistant pathogens driven by the widespread reliance on antibiotics to control infectious disease in clinical and veterinary medicine. Read more

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