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School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership

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The London NERC DTP is a partnership of eight prestigious research organisations across London, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council.

The DTP's aim is to attain new standards of excellence in environmental science research training, and deliver a transformative inter-disciplinary experience for PhD students in the heart of London.

Students are trained at World-leading research centres, which cover a the breadth of environmental science research, from those driven by contemporary environmental challenges to those exploring complex questions about the evolution of planet Earth.

As a member of this DTP, we offer the opportunity for students to complete their PhD project with our School. A list of example projects can be found on the London NERC DTP website, but students are also invited to contact prospective supervisors in our School to develop their own bespoke projects.

Eligibility and applying

The London NERC DTP is now open for applications to join the programme in September 2021. The closing date is Friday 8th January 2021 at 4pm.

Applications must be made through the DTP. Please visit their website for details on eligibility and applying.