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Bioscience for Sustainable Consumer Products Collaborative Training Partnership

Bioscience for Sustainable Consumer Products Collaborative Training Partnership (BiSCoP CTP)

P&G is delighted to announce a new BBSRC supported Collaborative Training Partnership for 2022, partnering with Durham, Northumbria and Newcastle Universities, and biotech company Prozomix to provide twelve fully funded PhD studentships.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our new CTP, an inclusive, collaborative environment for high quality doctoral training, in the following areas:

Bioscience for Sustainable Consumer Products Collaborative Training Partnership

These studentships involve a 4-year research training programme with modules in hands-on Lean Innovation, Intellectual Property, an Accredited Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice (a Durham University mini-MBA), at least a 3-month industrial placement (P&G UK or USA innovation centre or Prozomix UK) and other events.

The twelve available projects are:

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Candidates can apply for up to three of the projects listed.


UKRI-aligned stipend, approved host University fees and a research budget.

Entry requirements

  • Academic excellence of the proposed student i.e. 2:1 (or equivalent GPA from non-UK universities [preference for 1st class honours]); or a Masters (preference for Merit or above).
  • Appropriate IELTS or equivalent score, if required.
  • Applicants cannot apply for this funding if currently engaged in Doctoral study.

How to apply

  • Candidates wishing to apply for a studentship must apply directly to this E-mail address by 31st January 2022 by sending 4 documents:
    1. Current CV: [maximum 2 pages] – this needs to include qualifications & two references.
    2. A personal statement (maximum 500 words).
    3. A completed BISCOP CTP Equal Opportunities Monitoring form
    4. A cover note indicating which project within the CTP you are applying for as their first choice and whether interested in any of the other projects.
  • Name all the documents with your ‘Name and Type of Form’ e.g., Joe Bloggs CV, Joe Bloggs Personal Statement.
  • For more information, please see the Policies & Procedures for applicants.
  • In the meantime, if you have any issues or questions please contact

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