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GRASP committee

GRASP holds meetings once per term. In these meetings, student and postdoctoral representatives can bring concerns and ideas forward for discussion, and all representatives will contribute towards deciding how the matters-of-discussion can be taken further. GRASP meetings also provide a means of sharing news and coordinating activities. In addition to termly meetings, e-mail correspondence to the GRASP email-list enables more frequent discussion of timely issues and events.

GRASP encourages all Departments, Institutes and Partner Institutions in the GSLS to ensure that their representatives attend GRASP meetings on a regular basis.

Welcome to the Graduate School of Life Sciences


We are the largest centre for research and professionial training in the Life Sciences in the UK, offering a unique experience to a community of around 2000 postgraduate students spread 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.