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.
Tell anyone at a party that you study dust and they’ll automatically think of neglected corners of their house. Tell anyone that it’s dangerous mineral dust in the atmosphere and you’ll get a laugh, a pitiful look, and then be uninvited from the next event. But dust in the atmosphere affects more than just your… Read More ›
In a new study published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, a team led by Huw Groucutt and Michael D. Petraglia and including DTP student Richard Clark-Wilson, has made headlines around the world for their discovery of an 88,000 year old fossilised finger bone from a lake site in Saudi Arabia, challenging the idea that humans… Read More ›