IAPETUS2 is a Doctoral Training Partnership that joins the leading research universities of Durham, Glasgow, Newcastle, St Andrews, Stirling and Heriot-Watt together with the British Geological Survey, the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the British Antarctic Survey. It is a multidisciplinary DTP, funded and accredited by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), offering PhD students a world-class environment in which to study, encompassing:
IAPETUS2 students benefit from the collaboration and knowledge exchange with industry, policy-makers and other non-academic organisations, which is at the heart of our activities. Over 30% of our studentships are CASE awards, which involve students working in close partnership with a non-academic organisation throughout their PhD and we already have over 35 external partners supporting IAPETUS2’s research, ranging from BP, to the Natural Trust for Scotland, to the Ordnance Survey.
IAPETUS2 is looking for candidates with the following qualities and backgrounds:
All applicants need to meet NERC’s eligibility criteria to be considered for an IAPETUS studentship and these are detailed in the current UKRI studentship terms and conditions.
Prospective students must apply to the partner hosting the project(s) of their choice via the postgraduate student applications system of the partner organization, submitting the relevant DTP supporting documents as described on the IAPETUS2 website. There is also a brief IAPETUS2 online form that must be completed by all applicants. All applications must be made by the DTP deadline of Friday 8th January 2021 at 5pm (GMT). Please note that some partners may have some earlier internal deadlines, and you are strongly encouraged to contact the supervisor of the proposed project to find out more.
For more on the application process, please see: www.iapetus2.ac.uk/how-to-apply.
For the full list of projects for this year’s studentship competition, please see: www.iapetus.ac.uk/studentships.
Friday 8th January 2021, 5pm – Deadline for prospective students to apply for a studentship
Tuesday 16th February 2021 – Interviews of shortlisted candidates
Friday 19th February 2021 – All shortlisted candidates notified by IAPETUS2 of award decisions
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