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Graduate School of Life Sciences

An inspiring educational experience in a unique environment

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Funding Opportunities

Information on funding opportunities

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Current Students

Information for current GSLS students

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Researcher Development

The bidding process for the 2015-2016 Researcher Development Funding has now launched. The deadline for the first round of bids is 20 July 2015

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Postgraduate Open Day

The University of Cambridge is hosting its first Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 2 November 2016. Attending the open day is an excellent way to explore the graduate courses and opportunities available at the University of Cambridge. Throughout the day there will be a variety of subject presentations, sample lectures and facility tours that will allow you to gain insight into life as a postgraduate student at Cambridge. Confirmation of the full programme of events for the day will be available two weeks prior to the open day. You will also have the opportunity to pre-book activities with the Colleges and Departments that interest you.

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Postdocs and Research Staff

Information for current Postdocs and Research Staff

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Welcome to the Graduate School of Life Sciences

We are the largest centre for research and professional training in the Life Sciences in the UK, offering a very special experience to a community of around 2000 graduate students across departments within the School of the Biological Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine and eleven University Partner Institutes in the Cambridge area.

Every year some of the world's brightest and most determined students are attracted by the opportunity to carry out research projects with renowned scientists in a vibrant, multidisciplinary environment at one of the world's most respected research-led universities.

The School co-ordinates funding opportunities within the Life Sciences for their postgraduate education, as well as ensuring students receive the highest quality supervision and training.