This is a 4-year fully-funded studentship, which is part of the NERC Doctoral Training Partnership in Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment (ACCE). The studentship covers: (i) a tax-free stipend at the standard Research Council rate (£15,009 for 2019/20), (ii) tuition fees at UK/EU rate, and (iii) research consumables and training necessary for the project.
Entry requirements: At least an upper second class honours degree, or equivalent in any relevant subject that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and experience for the DTP, including environmental, biological, chemical, mathematical and physical sciences.
Eligibility: The studentships are available to UK and EU students who meet the UK Research and Innovation residency requirements (to be residing in the UK for at least three years continuously prior to the beginning of the programme).
Shortlisting: Applicants will be notified if they have been selected for interview during the week commencing 23 March 2020.
Interviews: Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview to take place in the Department of Environment and Geography at the University of York in late March/early April. As part of the selection process, candidates invited to interview will be asked to give a 5-minute presentation on a research project they have carried out.
Start date: This studentship is available to start immediately.