Generation Research Masters by Research in Biology
Funding: Fully-funded (A tax free annual stipend at the standard UKRI outside London rate, currently £16,062, research costs and tuition fees at UK rate)
Length: 12 months
Open to: UK students only, with a 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area and with widening access eligibility (see below)
Academic Year: 2022/23
How to apply
Before you apply:
- Read the project descriptions below. Think about which options interest you. You will be asked to indicate a preference for one project.
The application form asks for the following information:
- PART A: Student details, project choice, special category data (special category data will be used to rank students for interview, but will not be shared with the panel at the interview stage)
- PART B: Three short questions on enthusiasm for your subject, motivation for applying, and contextual statement
- PART C: Submit CV
If candidates wish to withdraw, please email [email protected]
How we allocate
Shortlisting will take place as soon as possible after the closing date and successful applicants are normally notified promptly.
- Candidates will be selected for an interview based on their widening access eligibility criteria, CV, and answers to PART B.
Interviews will take place July/August.
You'll be notified as soon as possible after the interview dates whether your application has been successful, placed on a reserve list or unsuccessful.
Example projects funded in 2022/23
New approaches to grow stem cells for regenerative medicine
Dr William Grey and Dr David Kent
A perfect sunrise: modulating dawn light for greater yield and quality in vertical farms
Dr Daphne Ezer and Professor Katherine Denby
Understanding heterogeneity in systemic lupus erythematosus to improve care
Dr Jillian Barlow, Professor Alison Layton, and VISFO