Department/Location: Department of Engineering
Application closes: 30th June 2020
We are currently looking to recruit talented students from different academic backgrounds for a number of fully funded studentships to carry out cutting edge research within the broad, cross-disciplinary and interconnected field of Resilient Infrastructure. Successful applicants will join the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment: Resilience in a Changing World which delivers an innovative model of doctoral education focused on cohort-based training. The programme is structured as a 1 year MRes + 3 year PhD. You will undertake training in broad infrastructure engineering topics as well as specialist modules to develop your research skills and prepare you for your PhD studies.
Please see www.fibe-cdt.eng.cam.ac.uk/CourseStructure/MResYear
Applicants are required to select PhD topics of interest from the advertised list. Please see www.fibe-cdt.eng.cam.ac.uk/ResearchThemesNProjects
The CDT’s research and training activities capitalise on Cambridge's internationally recognised strengths across the engineering and sciences disciplines as well as wider university collaborations for underpinning theoretical and experimental knowledge for resilient infrastructure.
A number of fully funded EPSRC FIBE2 CDT studentships, which cover both fees and a tax-free stipend (currently set at £15,009 per annum), are currently available for students meeting the EPSRC funding requirements for UK residency. Fees only studentships are available for students meeting EU residency requirements. Students may also be eligible for other sources of funding. A summary of the funding requirements can be found at www.fibe-cdt.eng.cam.ac.uk/Funding/Funding
Students are normally expected to have a 2.1 or 1st class honours degree or an equivalent standard, and candidates from all engineering and sciences background and other relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with 2 rounds of application deadlines. The current round closes on 31st January 2020 and the second round of admissions closes on 29th June 2020. Early application is strongly encouraged as places are limited. Applications should be made online at www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/how-do-i-apply, stating course code EGEGR3 (EPSRC CDT MRes+PhD Future Infrastructure & Built Environment). Enquiries to: email@example.com
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