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E4 DTP is Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment

Fully funded PhD projects addressing the most exciting and important questions in Environmental Science

The Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment (E4) Doctoral Training Partnership, led by the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh, brings together 33 partners from the research, education, policy and industry sectors. The E4 DTP aims to deliver an outstanding programme of PhD training that sits alongside a broad range of multidisciplinary research spanning the whole range of NERC remit.

We seek to recruit the brightest PhD students to address environmental challenges, providing flexible training in a multidisciplinary setting.

The E4 DTP has a minimum of 18 fully-funded studentships available for September 2020 entry. Studentships include stipend, fees and research costs for a minimum of 3.5 years with opportunities to extend the stipend to up to another 5 months through our optional professional internship and publication schemes.

Studentships are also available part-time.

Eligibility criteria

The E4 DTP is open to application to UK/EU citizens and non-EU citizens permanently settled in the UK, who have been ordinarily living in the UK for at least 3 years preceding the start of the studentship (this applies to all citizen categories).

Full eligibility details can be found on our website and in the Terms and Conditions of Research Council Training Grant.

We have around 150 projects to choose from in the following research areas:

  • Atmospheric & Climate
  • Biosphere & Ecology
  • Earth Surface Processes
  • Geology & Earth Science
  • Oceans & Paleoclimate

Browse the full list of available projects

To find out about our application process, please visit our website

Deadline for applicants for September/October 2020 entry is 9 January 2020, 12 noon.

Please address your queries to [email protected]

E4 DTP is Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment

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