Our partners

We are especially grateful to the Wellcome Trust and Research Councils UK who both fund 100 bursaries a year.

Wellcome Trust

Research Councils UK






Special thanks to the Royal Society, the British Geological Survey, the Clothworkers Foundation and the Society of General Microbiology for their sponsorship. 

The Royal SocietySociety for General Microbiology




The following universities/research institutes and companies have recently provided placements for students:

3M Healthcare
Abbott Diabetes Care

Aberystwyth University

Advanced Pest Solutions

AES Kilroot Power Ltd

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)

Aimhigher Norfolk

Air Products Plc

Aircelle UK Ltd

Al-Shafa Medical Centre

Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Alliance Boots


Altnagelvin Hospital, Pharmacy Department


Angel Biotechnology

Anglia DNA

Anglia Ruskin University

Arden Cancer Centre, Coventry


Armagh Observatory


Arvia Technology Ltd

Aston University

AstraZeneca R and D, Charnwood

Babraham Institute

BAE Systems, Dorchester

Balfour Beatty

Bangor University

Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute

Belfast City Hospital

Bentley Motors Ltd

Bio Products Laboratory

Birmingham East and North Primary CareTrust

Black & Veatch

Blackburn Chemicals Ltd

BNS Nuclear Services

Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd


Bournemouth University

Brighton Sealife Centre

Bristol Heart Institute

Bristol Myers Squibb

British Geological Survey

British PreCast

British Schools Exploring Society

Broom's Barn

Brunel University

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research

Cancer Research UK Institute for Cancer Studies

Cardiff University

Cardio Analytics Ltd

Cardiovascular Research Unit

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wareham

Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

Charing Cross Hospital

Cherry Pipes Ltd

Cherry Polymers

Chester Zoo

Clatterbridge Cancer Research Trust

Clinical Research Centre for Health Professionals

Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea

Coventry University

Cranfield University

Crown Packaging Uk plc

Cummins Ltd

CXR Biosciences

Dartmoor Zoological Park

Davy Process Technology Ltd

De Montfort University

Defence Academy - HMS Sultan

Denne Construction

Dept. of Environment (NI)

Dorest County Museum

Dorset Wildlife Trust

Dounreay Power Station
Droitwich Knee Clinic

Drusillas Zoo Park

Duco Ltd

Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary

EADS Astrium

East Lancashire Primary Care Trust

Edinburgh Napier University

ELGA Process Water

Eli Lilly and Company

Ellesmere Port Education Improvement Partnership

Environmental Research Institute

Expro Connectors & Measurement


Feedwater Ltd

Fisheries Research Services, Aberdeen

Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd

Frenchay Hospital

GE Healthcare

Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI)

Germains Technology Group

Givaudan, UK Ltd

Glasgow Caledonian University

GlaxoSmithKline, Harlow, Stevenage, Tonbridge and Coleford

Glenfield Hospital

Glyndwr University

Good Hope Hospital

Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology & Biology

Green Biologics Ltd

Hammersmith Hospital

Harefield Hospital

Harper Adams University College

Hart Biologicals Ltd

Hatter Institute and Centre for Cardiology

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Headway Surrey Head Injuries Association Ltd

Health Protection Agency

Heart of Birmingham Teaching Primary Care Trust

Heartlands Foundation Trust

Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham

Heriot-Watt University


Hull University

Ideal-Eyes Sight Care Ltd

Imperial College London

Incorez Ltd

Infineum UK Ltd., Business and Technology Centre


Innova Biosciences

Institute of Earth and Atmospheric Science

Institute of Cancer Studies, Birmingham

Institute of Cancer Research, Surrey

Institute of Food Research, Norwich

Institute of Nephrology

Institute of Physics, Scotland

International Study Centre
ITT Jabsco, Hoddesdon

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc

James Cropper PLC

James Walker & Co Ltd

John Innes Centre, Norwich

John Thompson & Sons Ltd

Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team

Keele University

Kent and Canterbury Hospital

Kent and East Sussex Railway

Kent and Sussex Hospital

King's College London

Kingspan Renewable Ltd

Kingston University


Lancashire Care NHS Trust

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies

LifeScan Scotland Ltd

Lincoln County Hospital

Lincoln University

Linguamatics Limited

Lister Hospital

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Trust

Liverpool John Moores University

Lockheed Martin

London Knowledge Lab

London Underground, civil Earth Structures Team

Loughborough University

MacArthur Barstow & Gibbs

Macclesfield District General Hospital

Mammalian Genetics Unit

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Marine Biological Association of the UK

Marinescotland, Marine Laboratory Aberdeen

Martins Lane Group Practice

MAST Carbon Technology Ltd


Mechanical Installation & Maintenance (NI) Ltd

Medical Research Council, Harwell

Merck Sharp Dohme

Middlesbrough Council

Miller UK Ltd

Moredun Research Institute

Mott Macdonald Ltd


MRC Clinical Sciences Centre

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Mullard Space Science Laboratory

N. Allam
Nanotechnology and Integrated BioEngineering Centre

Napier University

National Grid

National Physics Laboratory

National Sea Life Centre

Ness Botanical Gardens

Newcastle University

Newbridge Pharmacy
Newcastle College

Newry & Mourne H&SS Trust


Norbrook Laboratories Limited

Norgine Limited

National Instirute for Medical Research, Mill Hill

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

North Atlantic Fisheries College

North East Wales Institute of Higher Education

North Hampshire Hospital

North Herts Council

North Middlesex University Hospital

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Nottingham Trent University

NovaBiotics Ltd

Novalia Printing Electronics

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Observatory Science Centre

Omega Ingredients Ltd

Omicron NanoTechnology

OPAL - Chesil Bank & Fleet Nature Reserve, Chesil Beach Centre


OPAL Imperial - Silwood

Operation Wallacea

Optic Technium

Optimal Communications


Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Radcliffe Hospital

Oxford University

Oxford University Museum

Page Aerospace

Paignton Zoo
Pall Europe Ltd

Paradise Park

Peninsula Medical School

Pfizer Global Research and Development


Photonics Academy at OpTIC

Plymouth Hospitals

Port Lympne Zoo

Postural Health Ltd
Powertrain Technologies Ltd

Precision Analysis (NW) Ltd

Product Development Centre

Project Abroad

PZ Cussons Ltd

QinetiQ, Malvern

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn

Queen Mary, University London

Queen Mary's Hospital for Children

Queen's University Belfast

Raigmore Hospital

Raison Foster Associates

RC Treatt & Co. Ltd

Reading Hospital and Medical Centre

Re-Gen Waste Ltd


Riseholme College

Roads Service Consultancy, Omagh

Roehampton University


Roslin Institute

Rothamsted Research

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Edinburgh

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation

Royal Free and University College Hospital

Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal London Hospital

Royal Maternity Hospital, Belfast

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Royal School of Mines

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Royal Surrey Hospital

Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust

Royal Vetinary College

Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Russells Hall Hospital

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

SATRA Technology Centre Ltd

Schering-Plough Corporation

Scottish Agricultural College

Scottish Association for Marine Science

Scottish Crop Research Institute

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Natural Heritage


Sea Life Centre

Seagate Technology

SELEX Galileo

Sheffield Hallam University

Shell Global Solutions UK

SIGMA - Centre for Excellence in Mathematics & Statistics Support

Smiths Detection

Solihull Hospital

South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust

South West Thames Institute for Renal Research

Southampton General Hospital

Southmead Hospital

Springfield Dental Practice
St Helier Hospital

St Michael's Hospice

St Thomas' Hospital

St Richard's Hospital

ST Robotics

STEM Outreach at Newcastle College

Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Surrey Ranger Service
Surrey Wildlife Trust

Swan Community Interest Company
Syngenta, Berkshire

Synthomer Ltd

St Helier Hospital

Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm

Technical Fibre Products Ltd

The Babraham Institute

The Davy Faraday Research Laboratory at UCL

The Hawk Conservancy

The National Trust, Tyne and Wear

The Natural History Museum

The Open University

The Royal Institution


Torbay Hospital

Total Engineering & Design Ltd
Toumaz Technology Ltd

Trafford General Hospital


Twycross Zoo

Tyne and Wear Museums

University College Birmingham

UHI Millenium Institute, Department of Diabetes

UKAEA Fusion, Culham

Ulster Hospital

Unilever, Research and Development


United Utilities

University College London

University Hospitals, Coventry & Warwickshire

University of Aberdeen

University of Abertay

University of Bath

University of Birmingham

University of Brighton

University of Bristol

University of Cambridge

University of Central Lancashire

University of Dundee

University of East Anglia

University of East London

University of Edinburgh

University of Exeter

University of Glasgow

University of Hertfordshire

University of Hull

University of Lancaster

University of Leeds

University of Leicester

University of Liverpool

University of Manchester

University of Northampton

University of Nottingham

University of Oxford

University of Reading
University of Salford

University of Sheffield

University of Southampton

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

University of Strathclyde

University of Surrey

University of Sussex

University of the West of Scotland

University of Ulster

University of York


Wakehurst Place

Walsall Manor Hospital

Walsgrave Hospital

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine

Whittington Hospital

Women's Business Development Agency Ltd

Xerox Ltd

Yeovil District Hospital