This is a competitively funded PhD studentship as part of the NERC Doctoral Training Partnership IAPETUS (View Website). For the successful candidate, the studentship will cover tuition fees and provide a stipend for UK students only (but see NERC funding rules for exceptions regarding EU citizens) .
Deadline for applications is Jan 18th 2019 at 16:00. However, serious applicants are strongly advised to get in touch well in advance to discuss their application (send a CV and cover letter to [email protected]). By Jan 18th 2019 deadline applicants must have submitted a formal application through the Stirling University online application system: View Website
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