The ERBE Centre for Doctoral Training provides four-year (FT) PhD training at either Loughborough, UCL or MaREI in one of three themes:
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.
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.
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 Civ.Eng.Pgr@lboro.ac.uk.
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. To register your interest email firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be contacted when project details are available.
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 ERBE@ucc.ie. You will be contacted when positions are available.
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