CENTA studentships are for 3.5 years and are funded by NERC. In addition to the full payment of their tuition fees, successful candidates will receive the following financial support:
Annual stipend, set at £14,777 for 2018/19
Research training support grant (RTSG) of £8,000
Rachid Dris, Hannes Imhof, Wilfried Sanchez, Johnny Gasperi, Francois Galgani, Bruno Tassin, Christian Laforsch. Beyond the ocean: contamination of freshwater ecosystems with (micro-)plastic particles. Environ. Chem. 12, 539 (2015).
Karen Duis, Anja Coors. Microplastics in the aquatic and terrestrial environment: sources (with a specific focus on personal care products) fate and effects. Environ Sci Eur 28 (2016).
Dafne Eerkes-Medrano, Richard C. Thompson, David C. Aldridge. Microplastics in freshwater systems: A review of the emerging threats identification of knowledge gaps and prioritisation of research needs. Water Research 75, 63–82 (2015).
S Klein, E Worch, TP Knepper. Occurrence and Spatial Distribution of Microplastics in River Shore Sediments of the Rhine-Main Area in Germany.. Environ Sci Technol49, 6070-6 (2015).
Scott Lambert, Martin Wagner. Exploring the effects of microplastics in freshwater environments. Integr Environ Assess Manag 12, 404–405 (2016).