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Would you like to collaborate with The Plant Shape Lab?

Diverse teams drive innovation.

We are always interested in talking with people about our science, and how we could work together to answer new questions, or expand exisiting projects. We are happy to work with people from all disciplines from both academia and industry.

If you are interested in discussing potential collaborations, contact Annis at 


Interested in how plants develop? Would you like to join The Plant Shape Lab?

We are looking for people who have a passion for plant development who would like to join our team in exploring the rules underlying plant shape. We particularly welcome people with diverse skills and backgrounds.

Undergraduate student?

Motivated and enthusiastic undergraduate students are welcome to carry out a final year project or summer internship with us. If you are interested in our research, please get in touch! We always have project ideas but these can be tailored to your interests.

Looking for a masters student thesis project?

MSc students at the University of Edinburgh are welcome to apply for a thesis project with us. If you are interested, please get in touch, we will build a project together that best matches your interests.

Looking for PhD Studentships?

Each year PhD positions are advertised for different program funding based on residency status, educational background, and nationality. Check our pages for active advertisements, most positions are advertised in November/ December.

Information about being a postgraduate student at Edinburgh can be found here:

If you are interested in applying to do a PhD with us, contact Annis at with your CV, and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in us and what you would like to study. If your skills/qualifications and interests match available projects we will get in touch with you to discuss possible funding options.

Postdoctoral Positions?

If you are interested in applying for specific postdoctoral fellowship programs, please get in touch.