PhD Projects

Our training programme is set within a multidisciplinary environment. All Partners are dedicated to developing a multi-, cross- and pan-disciplinary London centre of environmental science doctoral training.

We recognise the need to develop student skills in new subjects and linking research areas between traditional subjects. Each Partner has submitted a selection of PhD projects falling within each research theme.

Below is the list of the exemplar projects available. Students are also invited to develop their own bespoke projects. Click on a column header to sort the table, or use the ‘advanced search’ to search for projects on a particular topic, in a particular research theme, or at a particular institution.

1st Supervisor Inst. Project Title Theme 2nd Supervisor Inst.
Gange, Alan RHUL Invasive species in urban environments Biodiversity & Ecology Francis, Rob KCL
Gange, Alan RHUL Community responses to changing climate: Insects in mushrooms Biodiversity & Ecology
Garner, Trenton IOZ Investigating the genomic basis of virus-driven host species decline Natural & Biological Hazards Nichols, Richard QMUL
Green, David KCL Measurements of vehicle emissions in London Environmental Pollution Smith, Steven RHUL
Hammond, James BBK Modelling the effects of partial melt on seismic waves Solid Earth Dynamics Dobson, David UCL
Hanson, China QMUL Marine microbial diversity: the effect of viruses, grazers, and abiotic conditions Biodiversity & Ecology
Henderson, Lesley BRUNEL Public Perceptions of Plastics – From Pollution to Solutions Environmental Pollution Jobling, Susan BRUNEL
Hennig, Christian UCL Delimitation of species based on network data Biodiversity & Ecology Vogler, Alfried Imperial College London
Henry, Lee QMUL The role of symbiosis in the adaptation and diversification of insects Evolution & Adaptation
Henry, Lee QMUL Unraveling the biology of symbiotic mutualisms in ants Evolution & Adaptation Wurm, Yannick QMUL
Hernandez Molina, Francisco J. RHUL Tracing the Mediterranean Outflow Water around Iberia since the Miocene: oceanographic, sedimentary & climatic implications Past Life & Environments Ercilla, Gemma CMIMA-CSIC (Barcelona, Spain)
Hier-Majumder, Saswata RHUL Microgeodynamic modeling of partially molten rocks Solid Earth Dynamics
Hier-Majumder, Saswata RHUL Thermochemical anomalies in the Earth’s lowermost mantle Solid Earth Dynamics Lithgow-Bertelloni, Carolina UCL
Holmes, Jonathan UCL Lacustrine oxygen-isotopes as tracers of NW European climate change over the past few centuries Past Life & Environments Candy, Ian RHUL
Hopley, Philip BBK Assessing early hominin diet using carbon isotope analysis of cut-marked bone Past Life & Environments de la Torre, Ignacio UCL
Hopley, Philip BBK Can boron isotopes be used as a proxy for palaeo-frugivory? Past Life & Environments Pogge Von Strandmann, Philip UCL
Hurd, Paul QMUL The Honey Bee: An Emerging Model Organism for Epigenetics. Pan-disciplinary Lowe, Rob QMUL
Jansen, Vincent RHUL The effects of stress on functioning and dynamics of bee colonies Biodiversity & Ecology Brown, Mark RHUL
Jobling, Susan BRUNEL Investigating the impact of microplastics on wildlife and human health Environmental Pollution Silva, Elisabete BRUNEL
Jobling, Susan BRUNEL Reducing drug waste in the aquatic environment Environmental Pollution Kanda, Rakesh BRUNEL
Jobling, Susan BRUNEL Unravelling the role of water chemistry and ecology in causation of diseases in frogs Environmental Pollution Sayer, Carl UCL
Johnson, Edward UCL Transient loading of structures under impact of finite-amplitude waves Natural & Biological Hazards Eames, Ian UCL
Jones, Kate UCL Identifying drivers of change in bat populations across Eurasia using citizen science data Biodiversity & Ecology Freeman, Robin IOZ
Jones, Vivienne UCL Does connectivity affect the resilience of aquatic ecosystems ? Biodiversity & Ecology Bennion, Helen UCL
Jones, Vivienne UCL Setting restoration targets to halt the decline of the world’s rarest bird Biodiversity & Ecology Brooks, Steve NHM
Jones, Kate UCL “Sound and light” – a sustainable sensory landscape for humans and nature Pan-disciplinary Hacklay, Muki UCL
Jones, Vivienne UCL Miscrospatial Analysis of Terrestial Environments for Algae Pan-disciplinary Morgan, Ruth UCL
Kanda, Rakesh BRUNEL Drugs of abuse – A study of the environmental fate and treatment of illicit drugs Environmental Pollution Barron, Leon KCL
Kanda, Rakesh BRUNEL A study of the environmental occurrence and impact of Herbal Medicines Environmental Pollution Jobling, Susan BRUNEL
Kelman, Ilan UCL Climate change impacts on tropical atoll communities Natural & Biological Hazards
213 PhD projects available

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