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NEWS: Call for applications to the 3rd Annual Post-doc Seedcorn fund

6 February 2017

The BIOSI Research Staff Group is pleased to announce the call for applications to the 3rd Annual Post-doc Seedcorn Fund.

Applications can be made for £500-3500 for post-docs to pursue an independent research idea. A minimum of 6 grants will be available, with the aim of enabling post-docs to gain data which would support their independent career development.

The deadline for applications is 31st March 2017.


For more information and a copy of the application form please contact Kenneth Ewan,

Here is a link to a .pdf version – Updated seed corn application form 2017

To read about what a Seedcorn project could do for your work you might wish to have a look back at a blog post from June 2016, where Maddy Young spoke to Sean Porazinski (recipient of an award in the first Seedcorn round),…  “INTERVIEW: Why apply for the seedcorn fund?”.

If you would like to chat informally about any Post-doc Seedcorn 2017 related matter please find your division representative, or contact Ken (details above). Alternatively, simply come along to the next Research Staff Group meeting with your questions / views / suggestions – “REMINDER: Research Staff Group meeting this Wednesday the 8th of Feb



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