CENTA studentships are for 3.5 years and are funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). In addition to the full payment of their tuition fees, successful candidates will receive the following financial support.
• Annual stipend, set at £15,009 for 2019/20
• Research training support grant (RTSG) of £8,000
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2. Vanguelova, E. and R. M. Pitman. 2019. Nutrient and carbon cycling along nitrogen deposition gradients in broadleaf and conifer forest stands in the east of England. Forest Ecology and Management 447: 180-194.
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