This project is one of a number of fully funded studentships available to the best UK and EU candidates available as part of the NERC DTP CENTA consortium.
For more details of the CENTA consortium please see the CENTA website: View Website.
Applicants must meet requirements for both academic qualifications and residential eligibility: View Website
The studentship includes a 3.5 year tuition fee waiver at UK/EU rates
An annual tax free stipend (For 2019/20 this is currently £15,009)
Research Training Support Grant (RTSG) of £8,000.
 Branney M.J., and Acocella V., (2015) Calderas, In: Sigurdsson H. et al. (eds) The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes. 2nd Ed. Elsevier, pp. 299-315.
 Branney MJ, Kokelaar P (1994) Volcanotectonic faulting, soft-state deformation and rheomorphism of tuffs during development of a piecemeal caldera: English Lake District. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 106 (4), pp. 507-530.
 Brown R.J., Kokelaar B.P., Branney M.J. (2007) Widespread transport of pyroclastic density currents from a large silicic tuff-ring: the Glaramara tuff, Scafell caldera, English Lake District, UK. Sedimentology 54 (5) pp. 1163–1189. doi 10.111/j.1365-3091.2007.00877.x
 Knott T.R., Reichow M.K., Branney M.J. et al. (2016). Mid-Miocene record of large-scale Snake River-type rhyolitic explosive volcanism and associated subsidence on the Yellowstone hotspot track: The Cassia Formation, Idaho. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 128 (7-8) pp. 1121-1146. doi 10.1130/B1324.1