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Summer Scholarships and Bursaries

13 August 2010

Researchers in the School of Life Sciences have once again been successful in receiving funding for Summer Scholarships and Bursaries.

Chemist with a test tubeStudents and Researchers in the school received 10 studentships with a combined value of over £20,000  from sources including the Nuffield Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Society for Endocrinology and Society for General Microbiology.

The studentships and bursaries allow students the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a scientific researcher, by carrying out a research project in their summer holiday.

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