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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water and Waste Infrastructure Systems Engineered for Resilience (Water-WISER)

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water and Waste Infrastructure and Services Engineered for Resilience (Water-WISER)

A Water-WISER PhD offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the generation of new knowledge to improve water, waste & sanitation infrastructure and services for the poorest and most marginalised members of our global community.

50 funded PhD studentships are available over the next 5 years for UK and EU students.

The studentships will be hosted by three world leading water sanitation and waste management UK research centres, each with a pedigree of more than 40 years of relevant research and teaching experience:

  • Water, Public Health and Environmental Engineering group at the University of Leeds;
  • Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University
  • Water Science Institute at Cranfield University (CWSI).

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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water and Waste Infrastructure Systems Engineered for Resilience (Water-WISER)

Entry requirements

Applications are invited from candidates with a minimum of a UK upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant subject. We also recognise relevant industrial and academic experience.

Application deadline for September 2022 (UK applicants only): 30th June 2022.

International students are eligible for a full scholarship (stipend and fees paid, plus fieldwork costs) though a maximum of 3 places are available per year. Please note that the deadline for international applications for entry in September 2022 has passed, so unfortunately no further international applications can be accepted. UK applicants may still apply.

Funding

A full standard studentship, consisting of academic fees and a £15,009 maintenance grant for 2019/2020. Additional funding for 6 month industry placement or in country field work opportunity.

Further information

For more information on the CDT please visit: www.waterwisercdt.ac.uk.

To apply to the CDT programme please visit: phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/68-epsrc-centre-for-doctoral-training-in-water-and-waste-infrastructure-systems-engineered-for-resilience-(water-wiser)

For any other enquiries, please email j.mckay@leeds.ac.uk


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