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The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (Environmental Science)

Applications are invited for our PhD programme, to start in September 2020

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 and fosters links between centres of research excellence, spanning NERC’s environmental science remit.

At least 25 PhD studentships are available across a suite of research themes:

  • Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation
  • Earth, Atmosphere & Ocean Processes
  • Environmental Hazards & Pollution
  • Environmental Physics & Math. Modelling
  • Evolution & Adaptation
  • Past Life & Environments
  • Solid Earth Dynamics
  • Pan-disciplinary Studies

For a description of each theme and a regularly updated list of potential PhD projects, visit our website: http://www.london-nerc-dtp.org/ 


NERC funding is subject to candidates meeting UKRI eligibility criteria and we especially encourage eligible students from the EU to apply.

How to apply

Application is via an online form on the NERC website: http://london-nerc-dtp.org/apply-to-the-london-nerc-dtp/

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in February 2020.