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Funding boost for biosciences research

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THE Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is to invest £125 million over the next five years to support the training and development of 1250 PhD bioscience students.

Announcing the new funding during a visit to the Roslin Institute, part of the University of Edinburgh, on October 3, Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, said: ‘The UK punches far beyond its weight in science and innovation globally, which is a credit to our talented scientists and first-class universities.

‘This new funding will safeguard …

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