Institutions awarded funding

The table below shows NERC PhD studentship opportunities for the 2019-20 academic year. Further information - including the individual studentship opportunities, information on how to apply and supervisor contact details - can be found on the institutional websites linked below.

NERC Doctoral Training Partnerships 2

Name of DTP DTP administrative lead organisation Website
Queen's University Belfast & Aberdeen Doctoral Research & Training (QUADRAT) University of Aberdeen QUADRAT DTP - external link
Central England NERC Training Alliance (CENTA) University of Birmingham CENTA DTP - external link
GW4+ DTP2 - a consortium of excellence in innovative research training University of Bristol GW4+ DTP2 - external link
The Cambridge Climate Life & Earth (C-CLEAR) DTP University of Cambridge Cambridge DTP - external link
IAPETUS2 Durham University IAPETUS2 DTP - external link
Advanced Research & Innovation in Environmental Sciences (ARIES) DTP University of East Anglia ARIES DTP - external link
E4 - Edinburgh Earth & Environment Doctoral Training Partnership University of Edinburgh E4 DTP - external link
Envision - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science University of Lancaster Envision DPT - external link
Panorama NERC Doctoral Training Partnership University of Leeds Panorama DTP - external link
Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment (ACCE) University of Liverpool ACCE DTP - external link
Science & Solutions for a Changing Planet (SSCP) Imperial College London SSCP DTP - external link
The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership University College London London NERC DTP - external link
ONE Planet Doctoral Training Partnership Newcastle University ONE Planet DTP - external link
The Oxford DTP in Environmental Research University of Oxford Oxford DTP - external link
SCENARIO - Postgraduate Centre in the Science of the Environment: Natural & Anthropogenic Processes, Impacts & Opportunities University of Reading SCENARIO DTP - external link
The Scottish Universities Partnership for Environmental Research (SUPER) University of St Andrews SUPER DTP - external link
The Interdisciplinary Southampton Partnership for Investigators Researching the Environment (INSPIRE) University of Southampton INSPIRE DTP - external link

NERC Centres for Doctoral Training

Name of CDT CDT administrative lead organisation Website
UKRI CDT in Application of Artificial Intelligence to the Study of Environmental Risks University of Cambridge AI4ER CDT - external link
NERC Great Western Four FRESH Cardiff University FRESH CDT - external link
EPSRC & NERC IDCORE - Offshore Renewable Energy University of Edinburgh IDCORE CDT - external link
UKRI CDT in Environmental Intelligence: Data Science & AI for Sustainable Futures University of Exeter EI CDT - external link
Aura CDT in Offshore Wind Energy & the Environment University of Hull Aura CDT - external link
Quantitative & Modelling Skills in Ecology & Evolution (QMEE) Imperial College London QMEE CDT - external link

Associated Studentships

Competition Research Organisation Number of associated studentships awarded
University of Birmingham Large Grants Associated Studentships 2019 1
University of East Anglia Large Grants Associated Studentships 2019 1
University of Edinburgh Large Grants Associated Studentships 2019 1

NERC studentships are advertised by the host research organisation as they see appropriate and typically through websites such as Find A PhD - external link. NERC do not award studentships to individuals and we advise that you contact the hosting research organisation first with all queries.

If you are unsure as to whether the research organisation at which you wish to study is offering a NERC studentship, please contact their registrar's office for further information. You should also contact the relevant registrar office with any queries regarding your application or the NERC studentship you are interested in.