BBSRC CTP four-year studentships for October 2019
The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC ) have awarded a Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP) grant to a consortium led by Berry Gardens Growers Ltd and NIAB EMR. The Collaborative Training Partnership for Fruit Crop Research (www.ctp-fcr.org) focuses on industry-led research and development on important fruit crops in the UK.
Anyone interested should contact the FCR-CTP administrator for an application form and return the form to the FCR-CTP administrator before the deadline of 30th April 2019. Please cite specific topic references and also note the eligibility specified for each topic.
We are offering exciting fully funded PhD opportunities on the following topics:
Accurate control of a low-cost soft robotic arm for automated strawberry picking
How does nutritional status affect plant immunity and disease?
Making genotyping cheaper and easier
Resistance and susceptibility in interactions between apple and woolly aphids
Powdery mildew resistance in strawberry fruit