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Financial Support

Costs incurred in the preparation of slides or posters specifically for this symposium will be reimbursed (up to a maximum of £36 per presentation) on production of a receipt and/or note from a supervisor. Costs incurred in preparing posters that have already been used for another meeting will not be eligible for reimbursement. Please direct claims for reimbursement to Joanne Abayasekara (

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.