Welcome to the London NERC DTP


Applications are now OPEN for PhD studentships beginning in September 2018. Click here for more information or to apply.


Introduction »

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.


Blog »

Painting the Town Red with Poinsettia

With UK supermarket shelves currently full of poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima), it can only mean one thing – Christmastime is upon us, and the traditional ornamental plant returns to our lives once more. Cuttings, first planted in July, have been carefully nurtured to the point of perfection by expert horticulturalists, striving to bring poinsettia to their festive peak.

Student Impact »

Students take part in Wallmas Talks

DTP students presented talks as part of the Center For Ecology and Evolution’s annual festival celebration, Wallmas.

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