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 Robert Ewers – Optimising the recovery of degraded tropical rainforest logging estates
Professor Vincent Savolainen – Comparative genomics, speciation and sustainable palm futures
Professor Martin Bidartondo – Distribution modelling of European forest mycorrhizas
Dr Richard Gill – ArcticBuzz: bumblebee community responses to climate change in Lapland
Professor Martin Bidartondo – Effect of mycorrhizas on the establishment of native woody species
Dr James Rosindell – Conservation of marine phylogenetic diversity in the face of global change
Dr Julia Schroeder – Phenology shifts, gut microbiomes, and fitness consequences
Professor Thomas Bell – Synthetic ecology: Simple rules for building complex miniature ecosystems
Professor Alfried Vogler – Mapping the hidden arthropod biodiversity of UK soils using high-throughput sequencing
Dr Anne D. Jungblut – How can microbiomes and soil biodiversity support food security?
Dr Emma Ransome – Bacteria-virus interactions in a warming world
Professor Guy Woodward – Beaver reintroductions: quantifying ecosystem impacts
Professor Matthew C. Fisher – Uniting Museum Collections and Genomics to Trace Emerging Pathogens across the Anthropocene
|NERC Doctoral Training Programme - Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet (SSCP)||Details|
|NERC-funded PhD studentships: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Natural History Museum, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and Zoological Society of London||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: 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|