Institutions awarded funding

The table below shows NERC PhD studentship opportunities for the 2014-15 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

Name of DTP DTP administrative lead organisation Website
The Oxford DTP in Environmental Research University of Oxford Oxford DTP - external link
SCENARIO - Postgraduate centre in the SCience of the Environment: Natural and Anthropogenic pRocesses, Impacts and Opportunities University of Reading SCENARIO DTP - external link
ENVISION - Developing next generation leaders in environmental science University of Lancaster ENVISION DTP - external link
The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership University College London London NERC DTP - external link
NERC Science @ Leeds and York - Site for PhD Training in Environmental Research (SPHERES) University of Leeds SPHERES DTP - external link
Central England NERC Training Alliance (CENTA) University of Birmingham CENTA DTP - external link
Training the next generation of environmental scientists University of Manchester Next Gen. DTP - external link
IAPETUS - Postgraduate Environmental Training NexUS: transforming doctoral students into the next generation leaders in science, industry and policy Durham University IAPETUS DTP - external link
Environment East (EnvEast) Doctoral Training Partnership University of East Anglia EnvEast DTP - external link
The Cambridge Earth System Science DTP - Multi-disciplinary studies of the solid Earth, its atmosphere, oceans, cryosphere and biosphere University of Cambridge Cambridge DTP - external link
GW4+ - a consortium of excellence in innovative research training University of Bristol GW4+ DTP - external link
Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Imperial College London Changing Planet DTP - external link
E3 - Edinburgh Earth and Environment Doctoral Training Partnership University of Edinburgh E3 DTP - external link
SPITFIRE - the Southampton Partnership for Innovative Training of Future Investigators Researching the Environment University of Southampton SPITFIRE DTP - external link
Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment (ACCE) University of Sheffield ACCE DTP - external link

Oil & Gas Centre for Doctoral Training

Name of CDT CDT administrative lead organisation Website
NERC CDT in Oil & Gas Heriot Watt University NERC Oil & Gas CDT - external link
Soils Training and Research Studentships (STARS) Lancaster University STARS CDT - external link
Data, Risk & Environmental Analytical Methods (DREAM) Cranfield University DREAM CDT - external link

2015-16 Industrial CASE Studentships

Research organisation Number of Industrial CASE Studentships awarded
Imperial College 1
Keele University 1
Loughborough University 1
Queen Mary, University of London 1
University College London 2
University of Birmingham 1
University of Bristol 1
University of Cambridge 4
University of East Anglia 4
University of Edinburgh 1
University of Exeter 7
University of Glasgow 1
University of Leeds 4
University of Oxford 1
University of Reading 2
University of Southampton 1
University of Sussex 1
University of York 1

Associated Studentships

Competition Research Organisation Number of associated studentships awarded
Imperial College Large Grants Associated Studentships 2014 1
NOC Large Grants Associated Studentships 2014 1
University of Bristol Large Grants Associated Studentships 2014 3
University of Essex Large Grants Associated Studentships 2014 2
University of Southampton Large Grants Associated Studentships 2014 1
Cardiff University Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 1
Durham University Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 1
Loughborough University Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 1
University of Aberdeen Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 1
University of Brighton Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 1
University of Dundee Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 2
University of Exeter Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 3
University of Leeds Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 2
University of Leicester Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 1
University of Manchester Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 2
University of Sheffield Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 1
University of St. Andrews Security and Supply of Mineral Resources Research Grant Call 1
University College London Valuing Natural Capital Associated Studentships Call 1
University of Aberdeen Valuing Natural Capital Associated Studentships Call 1
University of East Anglia Valuing Natural Capital Associated Studentships Call 2
University of Leeds Valuing Natural Capital Associated Studentships Call 1
University of Southampton Valuing Natural Capital Associated Studentships Call 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.