Northumbria is part of the AHRC-funded Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership, a collaboration of seven universities in North East England and Northern Ireland dedicated to offering world class training to its students. Read more
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.
AHRC Doctoral Training Partnerships are set up by universities to provide research and training opportunities for PhD students, funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council. Applicants usually propose their own PhD topics, but some DTPs may advertise specific research opportunities. Students may receive additional training and development opportunities as part of their programme.
The identification of plant individuals, their health and their dynamics is essential for environmental monitoring and management, whether this is in the context of plant population, habitat condition or ecosystem services assessment, invasive species or weed control action, or climate or disturbance impact assessment. Read more
PhD Research Projects are advertised opportunities to examine a pre-defined topic or answer a stated research question. Some projects may also provide scope for you to propose your own ideas and approaches.
This project is in competition for funding with other projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be successful. Unsuccessful projects may still go ahead as self-funded opportunities. Applications for the project are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates, but potential funding may be restricted to a limited set of nationalities. You should check the project and department details for more information.
This programme is waiting to confirm funding from a university or external source. This may depend on attracting suitable students and applications are welcome. Please see the programme details for more information.
Social Sciences Research Programmes present a range of research opportunities, shaped by a university’s particular expertise, facilities and resources. You will usually identify a suitable topic for your PhD and propose your own project. Additional training and development opportunities may also be offered as part of your programme.