There are a variety of other opportunities that are available to MRC-funded students including:
- The biotechnology YES competition - A national competition representing an exciting opportunity to participate, receive training and enhance entrepreneurial skills
- The Max Perutz writing competition - Showcase your writing and communication skills with a prize of £1500 and invitation to science writing master class if shortlisted
- MRC/Academy of Medical Sciences Policy Internship scheme - An opportunity to gain experience of the medical science policy environment and insights into how research can impact policy
- RCUK policy internships for MRC students - Spend three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations
For both the MRC/Academy of Medical Sciences Policy Internship scheme and RCUK policy internships, funding is available (stipend extension, travel and accommodation) to successful applicants through the UoD MRC Flexible supplement. Your studentship will be extended by three months to accommodate the internship.