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Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) fully funded PhDs at Loughborough, UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)

Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) fully funded PhDs at Loughborough, UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)

The new EPSRC CDT in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) brings together established energy research centres at Loughborough University (LU) and University College London (UCL together with the MaREI Research Centre (MaREI) (Ireland).

We provide a unique opportunity to work with leading researchers on projects integrated with industry and a comprehensive skills and development programme, including interdisciplinary courses and skills training.

Recruitment for 2019/2020 at Loughborough and UCL is now open.

You will undertake your PhD at either Loughborough, UCL or MaREI in one of three themes:

  1. Flexibility and resilience: the interaction between buildings and the whole supply system, through new generation and storage technology.
  2. Technology and system performance: demand reduction and decarbonisation of the built environment through design, construction methods, technological innovation, monitoring and regulation.
  3. Comfort, health and well-being: buildings and energy systems that create productive work environments and affordable, clean, safe homes.

Who we are looking for

Applications to UCL and Loughborough are invited from UK graduates with a good first degree (1st or 2:1) in one of the following areas: physics, mathematics, engineering, chemistry, natural sciences, materials science, data analytics, computer science, statistics, psychology, social science, architecture or other building and energy-related disciplines.

Limited funding is available for EU and overseas students with these or equivalent qualifications, and they are also encouraged to apply. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or extensive relevant industry experience who can show evidence of a scientific and engineering research capability may also apply.

How and when to apply

Loughborough and UCL are offering a number of fully funded studentships for entry into the 2019/2020 academic year.

If eligible, you will receive a stipend which is tax free, plus UK/EU fees for four years (conditions apply). The stipend for UCL and Loughborough University will be approx. £17,009 (exact amounts to be confirmed).

We also accept applications from students who wish to self-fund, are in receipt of an independent scholarships or who are fully industry-funded; this must be indicated clearly on your application.

To apply to Loughborough click here, when prompted select programme name, Civil and Building Engineering (Built Environment) and quote advert reference ERBE19.

Applicants interested in studying at MaREI should contact: [email protected].

Join us and help make a difference!

For further information about studentships at UCL please email: [email protected].

For further information about studentships at Loughborough University, please email: [email protected].

For further information regarding the ERBE programme click here.

Please note: There may be additional recruitment rounds if studentships are not taken up in May 2019 (dates TBC). Recruitment is handled separately by UCL, Loughborough and MaREI. We do not accept applications outside of the main recruitment phases or by CV only. Follow us on Twitter: @ERBECDT to receive our latest news.

Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) fully funded PhDs at Loughborough, UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)

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