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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: Fully funded PhDs

Recruitment for October 2021 is now open.

The programme of study:

The ERBE Centre for Doctoral Training provides four-year (FT) PhD training 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.

Funded students will receive a tax-free stipend, plus UK fees for four years (conditions apply). Part-time study is also possible.

Further information about the ERBE CDT is here.

Who we are looking for:

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

Applicants with other relevant qualifications or extensive relevant industry experience who can show evidence of a scientific and engineering research capability may also apply.

Loughborough University and UCL offer a stipend and fees to all eligible students with the above or equivalent qualifications.

Partial or full funding may be available for EU or international applicants with an exceptional academic record.

MaREI offers funding to UK, EU and overseas students.

Any applicant who is self-funded, in receipt of an independent scholarship, or who is fully industry-funded is also welcome to apply; this should be indicated clearly on your application form.

All applicants must meet the minimum language requirements of the relevant organisation.

How and when to apply

Applying to Loughborough: submit your application, including an outline research proposal, by 23.59 on 28 February 2021 through the application portal here. When prompted, select the programme ‘Energy Resilience and the Built Environment’, then the proposed study centre ‘EPSRC CDT Energy Resilience in the Built Environment’ and quote advert reference ERBE21. For help see here. Informal enquiries to

Applying to UCL: UCL will be recruiting for specific research projects in the three themes of ERBE. Projects will be advertised on a rolling basis as they are agreed with supervisors and stakeholders. Each project will have its own application deadline. Please see currently Available UCL projects in the links below.

UCL is now open for general applications as well. For more information please check ERBE CDT Apply page. Informal enquiries to:

Available UCL projects:

No Live Listings

Applying to MaREI: MaREI will be recruiting for research projects in the three themes of ERBE. Our recruitment will be on a rolling basis and open positions will be advertised here. To register your interest and to make informal enquiries, email You will be contacted when positions are available.

Join us and help make a difference!

We do not accept applications outside of the main recruitment phases or by CV only. Follow us on Twitter: @ERBECDT.

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

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