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  Fractionation of iron-titanium oxide minerals in mafic-ultramafic magmatic systems: Case studies from Greenland and South Africa.PhD in Geology (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr J Andersen
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Prof Jens C. Andersen, Camborne School of Mines, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  How will climate change affect extreme rainfall in mid-latitudes? PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr P Watson
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Peter Watson, Department of Mathematics, Climate Dynamics Group, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Impacts of weathering, redox cycling and microbial activity on the formation of kaolinite (china clay). PhD in Mining and Minerals Engineering (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr L Newsome
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Laura Newsome, Camborne School of Mines, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Machine Learning for Automatic Plankton Detection, Identification and Quantification. PhD in Computer Sciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr N Pugeault
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Nicolas Pugeault, Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Mathematical modelling of the shallow-water equations with temperature gradients. PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr H Alemi Ardakani
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Hamid Alemi Ardakani, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Near Real-Time Multiscale Hybrid Surface Water Flooding Risk Forecasting. PhD in Engineering (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr A Chen
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Albert Chen, Department of Engineering, Centre for Water Systems, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  New methods for calculating the oceans role in absorbing key greenhouse gases. PhD in Renewable Energy (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr I Ashton
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Ian Ashton, Department of Engineering, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Next generation time stepping schemes for weather and climate prediction. PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr J Shipton
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Jemma Shipton, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Next-generation model for plant ozone damage: a big step towards smaller uncertainties and more robust climate predictions. PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Prof N Unger
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Prof Nadine Unger, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Ocean heat waves or frozen seas: can we make seasonal ocean forecasts? PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr J Catto
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Jennifer Catto, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Reducing Uncertainty in the Response of the Earth System to Anthropogenic CO2 Emissions with Statistical Emulation of Land Surface Models. PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr O Stoner
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Oliver Stoner, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Statistical post-processing of ensemble forecasts of compound weather risk. PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr F Kwasniok
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Frank Kwasniok, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  The climate of Titan: Pushing Earth-based models to the limit. PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr W Seviour
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Will Seviour, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Using low-order climate models to identify safe pathways for the Atlantic Ocean Circulation. PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Prof P Ashwin
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Prof Peter Ashwin, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Utilising novel satellite observations in the monitoring and management of marine Ecosystems.PhD in Renewable Energy (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr H C M Smith
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Helen Smith, Department of Engineering, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Adapting to life in an increasingly acid world: understanding tolerance to acidic waters in populations of trout (Salmo trutta). PhD in Biosciences(NERC FRESH).
  Dr J R Stevens
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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The NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Freshwater Biosciences and Sustainability (GW4 FRESH CDT) provides a world-class doctoral research and training environment, for the next generation of interdisciplinary freshwater scientists equipped to tackle future global water challenges.
  Assessing the ecological value and threats to marine protected areas in the Isles of Scilly. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr K Metcalfe
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Kristian Metcalfe, Department of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Biodiversity, biogeography, conservation and restoration of isolated inselberg vegetation in the dry biomes of Latin America. PhD in Geography (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Prof T Pennington
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Prof Toby Pennington, Department of Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Biologging marine predators in the UK and overseas. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr M Witt
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Matthew Witt, Department of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Additional Supervisors.
  Bloom busters: understanding how phytoplankton defend against grazers. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr K Helliwell
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Katherine Helliwell, Department of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter; Marine Biological Association.
  Blue carbon and ecosystem functioning in mangroves under pressure. PhD in Geography (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr B van Maanen
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Barend van Maanen, Department of Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Bridging the gap between structure and function in mutualistic networks. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr C Kaiser-Bunbury
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Christopher Kaiser-Bunbury, Department of Biosciences, College of Life and Environment Sciences, University of Exeter.
  CollaPsE: a Collaborative science-art Project on coastal cliff Erosion. PhD in Geography (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr G Bennett
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Georgina Bennett, Department of Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Additional Supervisors.
  Coral reef ecosystem collapse: constraining rates of biological and physical erosion. PhD in Geography (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Prof CT Perry
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Prof Chris Perry, Department of Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Additional Supervisors.
  Dam beavers: quantifying the impacts of nature’s water engineers on the fluvial geomorphology and flood regimes of streams and rivers. PhD in Geography (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr R Brazier
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Prof Richard Brazier, Department of Geography, Centre for Resilient Environment, Water and Waste, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter,.
  Developing a marine microalgal system for environmental epigenetics. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr V Kumar
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Vinod Kumar, Department of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Additional Supervisors.
  Developing and testing behavioural theory for mutualistic networks. PhD in Psychology (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr A Higginson
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr. Andrew Higginson, Department of Psychology, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Disentangling the drivers of life-history evolution in the wild: Artificial selection meets natural selection in a unique avian island population. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr E Postma
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Erik Postma, Department of Biosciences, Centre for Ecology and Conservation, College for Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Ecology and conservation of blue ground beetles: from microhabitat use to landscape connectivity. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr N Royle
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Nick Royle, Department of Biosciences, Centre for Ecology & Conservation, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Ecology and evolution of the earliest terrestrial animals. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr X Ma
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr. Xiaoya Ma, Department of Biosciences, Centre for Ecology & Conservation, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
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