Environment East NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (EnvEast DTP)
The EnvEast Doctoral Training Partnership, (DTP) a collaboration between the Universities of East Anglia, Kent and Essex and 10 other core partners, has been awarded £5 million from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to fund more than 60 PhD studentships over 5 student cohorts to train the next generation of environmental, earth and ecological scientists. As one of 15 new DTPs in the UK, EnvEast enrolled its first students in October 2014.
Opportunities for studentship in the School of Biological Sciences funded by the EnvEast NERC DTP are listed below.
Further information about the PhD application process can be found here.
In addition, you can use the UEA searchable PhD database to browse all available PhD studentships at the Norwich Research Park.
Application Deadline is 23:59 on Monday 8 January 2018
Road verges for bumblebee conservation: a green infrastructure opportunity or an ecological trap? (DICKS_UBIO18EE) - CASE studentship with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust; Highways England; Costain Ltd
Fees & Funding
Funding Status: Competition Funded Project (EU Students Only). Further information about funding categories for PhDs can be found here.
Funding Conditions: This project has been shortlisted for funding by the EnvEast NERC Doctoral Training Partnership, comprising the Universities of East Anglia, Essex and Kent, with over twenty other research partners.
Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in February 2018.
Successful candidates who meet RCUK’s eligibility criteria will be awarded a NERC studentship - in 2017/18, the stipend is £14,553. In most cases, UK and EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for 3 years are eligible for a stipend.
Further information about fees can be found here.