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We have 27 Other PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embarking on a PhD in Geology immerses candidates into the deep and dynamic study of the Earth, its materials, processes, and history. These advanced research degrees enable students to explore the mysteries of our planet, from its ancient crust to contemporary geological phenomena.

A PhD in Geology is not just an academic endeavour; it's a journey into understanding the forces that shape our world, contributing to critical discussions on resource management, environmental preservation, and climate change. Through these programmes, candidates employ a variety of research methodologies, from fieldwork and laboratory experiments to computational modelling, aiming to uncover new insights into geological processes, mineral resources, tectonics, and the Earth's evolution.

Why complete a PhD in Geology?

A PhD in Geology provides a unique opportunity to contribute to our understanding of Earth and its systems. Candidates delve into specific aspects of the Earth’s composition, structure, and processes, often uncovering information that can impact our approach to resource use, environmental conservation, and hazard mitigation.

These programmes foster a deep engagement with the subject matter, encouraging students to challenge existing theories and discover new aspects of the geological sciences. Conducting original research in geology not only advances the field but also enriches the candidate's skills in problem-solving, critical analysis, and scientific communication.

In terms of employment, earning a PhD in Geology opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Graduates are well-equipped for roles in academia, where they can lead research projects and teach future generations of geologists.

In addition, the expertise gained through these programmes is highly valuable in industries such as oil and gas, mining, environmental consulting, and geotechnical engineering. In these sectors, PhD holders contribute to the exploration, extraction, and management of the Earth's resources, as well as to the assessment and mitigation of geological hazards. Government agencies and non-profit organisations also seek out geology PhDs for their ability to inform policy and conservation efforts with a deep understanding of geological principles.

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Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarships 2024

The Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES) is a competitively awarded scholarship scheme open to overseas PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants, who are eligible for the international rate of tuition fees and can demonstrate excellence in academic achievement. Read more

Fully-funded EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Green Industrial Futures

Our four year doctoral programme challenges our students to work on cutting-edge, innovative research projects that will address key challenges faced by industrial stakeholders. Read more

Fully-funded EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Green Industrial Futures

Our four year doctoral programme challenges our students to work on cutting-edge, innovative research projects that will address key challenges faced by industrial stakeholders. Read more

Fully-funded EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Green Industrial Futures

Our four year doctoral programme challenges our students to work on cutting-edge, innovative research projects that will address key challenges faced by industrial stakeholders. Read more

Fully-funded EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Green Industrial Futures

Our four year doctoral programme challenges our students to work on cutting-edge, innovative research projects that will address key challenges faced by industrial stakeholders. Read more

Fully funded EPSRC CDT in Engineering Hydrogen Net-Zero

Reaching global net-zero emissions targets, to tackle climate change and pollution, needs rapid growth in sustainable hydrogen technologies. Read more

Fully funded EPSRC CDT in Engineering Hydrogen Net-Zero

Reaching global net-zero emissions targets, to tackle climate change and pollution, needs rapid growth in sustainable hydrogen technologies. Read more

Fully funded EPSRC CDT in Engineering Hydrogen Net-Zero

Reaching global net-zero emissions targets, to tackle climate change and pollution, needs rapid growth in sustainable hydrogen technologies. Read more

Fully Funded Scholarships in Marine Ecosystem Modelling and Sub-surface Characterisation at SUERC, University of Glasgow

The UK is working towards the development of a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) to safely dispose of radioactive waste. The GDF may be located below the seabed and will have a 150-year construction and operational lifespan before being sealed off to isolate the waste from the surface environment. Read more

UCL SECReT: The International Training Centre for Security and Crime Research Degrees

UCL's Security Science Doctoral Research Training Centre (UCL SECReT) was founded in 2009 with support from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESRC) and an array of public and private sector organisations working in crime reduction security and law enforcement. Read more

Postgraduate Research at the School of Science, Engineering and Environment, University of Salford

At the School of Science, Engineering and Environment (SEE), University of Salford more than 280 postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and 200 academics conduct research that was rated in the 2021 Research Excellent Framework (REF) as “world-leading or internationally excellent” (78%) and as generating “outstanding innovative impact” (88%). Read more

Fully funded 4-year studentships at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemical Technologies: A Systems Approach

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemical Technologies. A Systems Approach at the University of Bath is offering fully funded, 4-year studentships to start 30 September 2024. Read more

PGR Opportunities at University of Strathclyde 2024

Founded in 1796 as a ‘place of useful learning' the University of Strathclyde is a leading technological University based in the heart of Glasgow. Read more

Henry Royce Institute PhD Opportunities

Right now, our society faces huge, urgent challenges. From the imperative to achieve net-zero, to the need to build a resilient, circular economy in an uncertain world, to the drive for increased productivity as our fellow nations embrace the digital revolution. Read more

Change your world – choose Glasgow for PhD study

At the University of Glasgow, our aim is to offer the best environment for your talent to flourish. If you have an idea, if you have dedication and passion, you could have what it takes to become a UofG world changer. Read more

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