PhDs and Research Degrees

We welcome applicants for our postgraduate research opportunities. Our research embraces fundamental environmental topics including:

  • Climate research and climate change
  • Ecology and environmental biology
  • Environmental economics and ecosystem services
  • Geosciences and natural hazards
  • Human and physical geography of the environment
  • Ocean and atmospheric sciences
  • Science, society and sustainability


The postgraduate degrees by research usually take between three to four years to complete and are supervised by our expert scientists who outline the research, and provide guidance and mentoring throughout the project. You will usually be involved with a research group and collaborate closely with other research students, research staff and academics in the School.