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Digital theses and ORA: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

BBSRC policy documents

BBSRC student funding grants

Funding awarded pre-2015

The BBSRC Post Grad Guide (05/2011) and training grants terms and conditions do not refer to the current RCUK policy. However, training grants, comprising doctoral training partnerships(DTPs) and masters training grants MTGs are subject to the current RCUK policy terms, which apply to training grants of this kind from 01 April 2010. 

Funding awarded 2015 onwards  

Are subject to RCUK terms: "104. In the case of Ph.D. theses funded by Research Councils, metadata describing the thesis should be lodged in the institution's repository as soon as possible after award and a full text version should be available within a maximum of 12 months following award. It is expected that metadata in institutional repositories will be compatible with the metadata core set recommended by the ETHOS e-thesis online service."

Divisional support contacts

Graduate studies contacts

Current divisional funding support contacts: