Welcome to the London NERC DTP

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Welcome to the London NERC DTP


The London NERC DTP currently funds 70 PhD students in the natural sciences.  We will have further studentships on offer next academic year.

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.

Our students are trained at 9 of the World-leading research centres, which cover a huge range of environmental science research, from those driven by contemporary environmental challenges to those exploring complex questions about the evolution of planet Earth.

Please view the themes and associated PhD projects if you are interested in applying please click here.

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In CASE you’re interested: Analysing reefs in 3D

Diving on the Chagos archipelago.

When I joined the London DTP, one of the big draws was that I could create my own PhD topic, and that the partnership worked with organisations like the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), who are highly renowned for their work in my area of interest – marine conservation. What I didn’t realise at first,… Read More ›

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