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University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD opportunities in the UK

University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD opportunities in the UK

DTA3/COFUND offers a chance to be trained at the UK’s top professional and technical universities. Operated by University Alliance, the programme is supported by a €6.5 million grant from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship programme which has been guaranteed up until 2020.

Our work includes developing collaborative programmes through which our member universities seek to enhance their student experience and research such as the Doctoral Training Alliance – a unique cohort-based doctoral training programme with a strong interdisciplinary and industry-focused ethos. Its objective is to train and develop highly employable researchers in strategically important areas. The extended University Alliance Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA3) brings together our existing doctoral training initiatives in:

  • Applied Biosciences for Health
  • Energy
  • Social Policy

DTA3/COFUND will be delivered across a consortium of 15 universities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The 15 universities are:

  • University of Brighton
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • Coventry University
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Huddersfield
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • The Open University
  • University of Portsmouth
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of South Wales
  • Teesside University
  • Ulster University

It will develop 83 early stage researchers from across the EU and beyond as internationally-connected, independent researchers with interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral skills and experience, ready for industrial employment in the European and UK priority challenge areas of healthcare, clean energy and social policy.

For more information and details of individual recruiting projects see website.

Applicants must apply using the online form on the University Alliance website. Full details of the programme eligibility details can be seen here.

All applications should be received by 23:59 (BST Time) on Friday 12 April 2019.

DTA3 – Innovative research, expert support and access to employment opportunities giving real-world experience. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 801604.

University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD opportunities in the UK
University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD opportunities in the UK

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