Welcome to the London NERC DTP


Applications are now OPEN for PhD studentships beginning in September 2019.

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PhD Training in the Natural Sciences

The London NERC DTP currently funds 142 PhD students in the natural sciences.


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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Burger and Chirps

For many of us the song of crickets is a pleasant sign of summer, but having them served up on a plate, for most westerners at least, quickly erases any feelings of joy. But why is the idea of eating insects so quickly dismissed by so many of us? And why are we still talking about it?

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