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London Natural Sciences (NERC) DTP

About the award

Level: PhD
Course: Natural Sciences
Country: EU, United Kingdom
Value: Full tuition fees and living stipend.
No. of awards: 40+
Deadline: Thursday 5 January 2023, 5pm (GMT)

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The London NERC DTP is a partnership of nine prestigious research organisations across London, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council. Our 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. We currently fund 142 PhD students in the natural sciences.

Our 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. Our PhD programme is focused on eight key research themes: Biodiversity & Ecology, Earth, Atmosphere & Ocean Processes, Environmental Pollution, Evolution & Adaptation, Natural & Biological Hazards, Past Life & Environments, Solid Earth Dynamics and Pan-disciplinary research.

The London NERC DTP partners are University College London, Birkbeck, University of London, Kings College London, Queen Mary University of London, Royal Holloway University of London, Brunel University London, the Institute of Zoology, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Natural History Museum. The DTP is run by the DTP Team, and the Management Board, and overseen by the PhD Committee and Governing Council. We also have ongoing collaborations with a number of non-academic Associate Partners.


For details on the course structure and how to apply, please visit their website 

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