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Rothamsted Research enjoys an international reputation for the quality of our research across the agricultural, environmental and plant biotechnological sciences and we have well equipped laboratories and professional support services. Our students gain from working in a genuinely multidisciplinary environment which is further enriched by our collaborations with many universities and institutes in the UK and abroad.
Rothamsted Research partners Universities to deliver new BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs)
The Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, has announced £67 million of new investment in postgraduate training and development in the biosciences
The investment, from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), includes support for 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) across the UK.
Rothamsted offers studentships under three DTPs in collaboration with:
The PhD studentships available in the disciplines listed below are funded from a number of sources including BBSRC and attract a minimum annual stipend of £13,590.
During the 2011 intake we have 5-6 BBSRC funded studentships (a combination of Quota and CASE awards), 2 Lawes Agricultural Trust (LAT) / Nottingham Link and 1 LAT / Reading Link studentship.
Areas of science - projects may belong to more than one research area.
Mathematical modelling and statistics› Modelling the causes of spatial and temporal variation in annual grass weeds in fields for precision weed management
Plant and insect ecology/biology› Modelling the causes of spatial and temporal variation in annual grass weeds in fields for precision weed management
Soil Science› Modelling the causes of spatial and temporal variation in annual grass weeds in fields for precision weed management
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Operates two national networks for monitoring insect populations in the UK. More...
Provides the research community access to a range of in situ state-of-the-art instrumentation in hydrologically isolated fields and farms to better address key issues in sustainable agriculture. More...
A database of interactions between pathogens and their hosts maintained at Rothamsted Research with international input. More...
These have been running since the mid 19th Century, provide a unique experimental system and archive of soil and plant samples. More...
Rothamsted Research receives
strategic funding from the BBSRC
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