The Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet (SSCP) Doctoral Training Partnership integrates six host partners and a number of business and policy sector partners, to offer an exciting programme that trains and inspires the next generation of environmental experts and leaders to tackle some of the toughest challenges of our time. The SSCP is funded by the Natural Environmental Research Council and based at Imperial College London. Projects for an October 2020 start are listed below. For a full list of these and other projects, with links to detailed descriptions, information on eligibility and instructions on how to apply, go to:
For project-related queries and to apply, contact individual supervisors. For general enquiries about the SSCP DTP, contact Christiane Morgan, Doctoral Training Coordinator ([email protected]).
Closing date for applications 6th January 2020.
Professor David Spurgeon – Understanding the role of phytochelatins in detoxifying toxic metal pollutants in invertebrate species
Professor Andy Purvis - Niche evolution and trophic diversity in birds and mammals
Professor Anjali Goswami – Reconstructing skull evolution of fossil crown birds
Dr Anne D. Jungblut – How can microbiomes and soil biodiversity support food security?
Professor Matthew C. Fisher – Uniting Museum Collections and Genomics to Trace Emerging Pathogens across the Anthropocene
Professor Rosie Woodroffe - Nature-based tourism in a changing climate: costs and benefits for endangered species
|NERC Doctoral Training Programme - Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet (SSCP)||Details|
|NERC-funded PhD studentships: Centre for Environmental Policy and School of Public Health, Imperial College London||Details|
|NERC-funded PhD studentships: Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London||Details|
|NERC-funded PhD studentships: Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London||Details|
|NERC-funded PhD studentships: Departments of Chemical Engineering and Civil & Environmental Engineering, Engineering Imperial College London||Details|
|NERC-funded PhD studentships: Departments of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics Imperial College London||Details|