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The University of Southampton
Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

BBSRC Visit Event

10:30 - 12:30
5 October 2015
Institute of Developmental Sciences building Southampton General Hospital Southampton SO16 6YD

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Linda Hammond on 023 8071 6886 or email .

Event details

Professor Melanie Welham, Executive Director Science at BBSRC will be on campus on 5thOctober. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is the UK’s leading funder of academic research and training in the non-clinical life sciences in universities and funds research to improve the fundamental understanding of the biological systems upon which all human life depends. Their research portfolio spans the microbial, plant and animal kingdoms, from molecules to cells, to whole organisms and populations.

Programme :

10:30 – 11:30 Overview of BBSRC remit, strategy and funding opportunities – Professor Melanie Welham

(Tea and coffee will be available from 10:00am)

11:30 – 12:30 How to write a BBSRC grant / explaining the Peer Review Process – Representatives from the Programme Management team

The event will be hosted by Professor Judith Petts, PVC Research and Enterprise and held in the Institute of Developmental Sciences, on the Southampton General Hospital campus.


This event is being organised by Research and Innovation Services. Any queries, please contact Linda Hammond, Faculty Research Manager, or call 023 8071 6886.

Speaker information

Professor Melanie Welham,BBSRC,Executive Director for Science

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