Welcome to the London NERC DTP

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We are now inviting applications for our September 2016 programme. The deadline is 10th January 2016.

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Welcome to the London NERC DTP


The London NERC DTP has offered 35 fully funded PhD studentships this year. 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 will be trained by 9 of the world leading research centres, which cover a huge range of the environmental sciences 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 go to the Apply section on this site.

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El Niño Monitoring in Tanzania


UCL Geography in Pan-African consortium to achieve sustainable groundwater resources UCL Geography and London NERC DTP PhD student, David Seddon, is in Tanzania working with colleagues from the Tanzanian Ministry of Water and Sokoine University of Agriculture. They are establishing automated, high-frequency monitoring facilities to examine how the heavy rains associated with the El Niño… Read More ›

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