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The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership

The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership brings together eight of the world’s leading research centres in environmental science. Our partnership provides innovative doctoral training in a multidisciplinary research environment, spanning NERC’s science remit.


24 PhD studentship places are available. Applications are to the programme and research theme not to specific projects. The suite of research themes are:

  • Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation
  • Earth, Atmosphere & Ocean Processes
  • Environmental Hazards & Pollution
  • Environmental Physics & Mathematical Modelling
  • Evolution & Adaptation
  • Past Life & Environments
  • Solid Earth Dynamics


To view our online application form and for further information about eligibility, please see:



How to apply

The deadline for applications is 4.00pm on Friday 8th January 2021


If you have any queries please contact the DTP office.


Best Wishes,


Kate Moore

NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Co-ordinator

The London NERC DTP

UCL, North-West Wing, Room G20

Gower Street

London, WC1E 6BT


Internal ext: 30534

Tel: 020 7679 0534