Funding for postgraduate research programmes

AwardValueApplication deadlineDescription
Sports Scholarship up to £2000 plus additional support services & coaching Tue 31st Mar 2015 For students of outstanding sporting ability who show evidence of achievement at international level in their chosen sport.
Measuring the impact of forest fragmentation on pollination services in small agricultural holdings within the Western Ghats landscape UK/EU tuition fees and travel expenses Mon 25th May 2015 The student would be based in the Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour, with supervisor Dr Natalie Hempel de Ibarra
EPSRC CDT PhD Studentship: Water Informatics: Science and Engineering (WISE) 4 year Studentship: Tuition fee (Home/EU) and stipend in line with EPSRC guidelines. Mon 1st Jun 2015 The WISE CDT will link with other traditionally separate disciplines relevant to sustainable water management, ranging from statistics to social sciences, geography, psychology and economics.
Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship Programme £500 Fri 28th Aug 2015 Scholarships of £500 will be awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who can clearly demonstrate academic excellence and/or entrepreneurial potential. The funding may be used for any purpose related to the advancement of study.
South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership AHRC Doctoral Studentships (Exeter) £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Mon 12th Jan 2015)
South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership AHRC Doctoral Studentships(Exeter)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Atmospheric CO2 and the Southern Ocean: a master control for global climate? £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Prof Andrew Watson (University of Exeter), Dr Emily Shuckburgh (British Antarctic Survey), Prof Geoffrey Vallis (University of Exeter ), Prof MIchael Meredith (British Antarctic Survey)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Coastal-carbon: low cost sensors and satellites for studying coastal atmosphere-ocean carbon fluxes £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Jamie Shutler (College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter), Dr Graham Quartly (Plymouth Marine Laboratory), Prof Brendan Godley (College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Combining Ground-based and Satellite Observations to Reconstruct Changes in the Functioning of the Terrestrial Biosphere £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Prof Richard Betts (College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter and Met Office Hadley Centre), Dr Andy Wiltshire (Met Office Hadley Centre), Dr Margriet Groenendijk (College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Drought & deluge: hydroclimatic variability in Northern Sichuan during the Late Holocene £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Richard Jones (University of Exeter), Dr Liam Reinhardt (University of Exeter), Prof Mike Ellis (BGS), Prof Jim Marshall (University of Liverpool), Prof Ya Tang (Sichuan University)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Effect of fire on Amazon forest carbon and structure £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Ted Feldpausch (University of Exeter), Dr Claire Belcher (University of Exeter), Dr Andy Wiltshire (Met Office Hadley Centre), Prof Richard Betts (Met Office Hadley Centre), Prof Ben Hur Marimon Junior (Universidade do Estado de Mato Gross
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Evaluating the benefits of catchment management for multiple ecosystem services £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Prof Richard Brazier (College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter), Prof Jim Freer (School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol), Dr Miriam Glendell (College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Ex
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Impact of past and current climate change on global ecosystems and carbon storage capacity £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Prof Stephen Sitch (College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter), Dr Anna Harper (College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter), Dr Peter Hopcroft (School of Geographical Sciences, Univ
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Investigating cryospheric water stores in central Asian rock glaciers using remote sensing, climate modelling drones and field survey £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Stephan Harrison (Exeter University), Dr Karen Anderson (Exeter University), Prof Richard Betts (Exeter University and Met Office)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Investigating Glacial Lake Outburst Floods and climate change £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Liam Reinhardt (University of Exeter), Dr Stephan Harrison (University of Exeter), Prof Richard Betts (Met Office)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Linking proglacial and subglacial geomorphology in southwest Greenland £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Steven Palmer (University of Exeter), Dr Alastair Graham (University of Exeter), Dr Tim Barrows (University of Exeter), Dr Anne LeBrocq (University of Exeter), Prof Julian Dowdeswell (University of Cambridge)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Methane emissions from restored peatlands £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Angela V. Gallego-Sala (University of Exeter), Prof Ed Hornibrook (University of Bristol), Dr David Smith (South West Water), Prof Dan Charman (University of Exeter), Prof Richard Brazier (University of Exeter)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Modelling isoprene emissions by land vegetation at the global scale £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Lina Mercado (CLES, University of Exeter), Dr Gerd Folberth (Met Office), Dr Catherine Morfopoulos (CEMPS, University of Exeter), Prof Richard Betts (Met Office/ CLES, University of Exeter)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Sustaining inshore fisheries in the context of changing governance arrangements £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Rachel Turner (Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter), Dr Matthew Witt (Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: The smell of pre-industrial seas: Using marine aerosol emissions to understand a present day climate change £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Paul Halloran (University of Exeter), Dr Tom Bell (Plymouth Marine Laboratory), Dr Ben Booth (Met Office)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Unravelling the influence of soil erosion on carbon dynamics in the terrestrial and aquatic domains of agricultural catchments £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Jeroen Meersmans (University of Exeter, Department of Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Streatham Campus), Dr Gabriel Yvon-Durocher (University of Exeter, Environment and Sustainability Institute, Tremough Campus), Dr
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: When did early plants transform the Earth system? £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Prof Tim Lenton (University of Exeter), Dr Paul Kenrick (Natural History Museum
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Will global warming promote carbon dioxide release from the World's soils and thus increase rates of 21st century climate change? £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 15th Jan 2015)
Supervisors: Dr Iain Hartley (University of Exeter), Dr Jeroen Meersmans (University of Exeter)
NERC Industrial CASE PhD studentship: Using annually resolved bivalve records and biogeochemical models to understand and predict climate impacts in coastal oceans £14,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Mon 2nd Feb 2015)
Dr Paul Halloran (University of Exeter, Lead Supervisor) p.halloran@exeter.ac.uk Dr Johan van der Molen (Cefas) Dr Paul Butler (Bangor University) Professor Chris Perry (University of Exeter)
PhD Studentship: Conservation Advocacy: the role of wildlife attractions in promoting environmentally responsible practices £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Sun 8th Feb 2015)
This collaborative four year PhD studentship between the University of Exeter and Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (WWCT) offers a unique and exciting opportunity to work together with a leading wildlife trust in the UK to explore the potential for utilising wildlife attractions as a way of raising awareness of wildlife conservation issues and engaging visitors in the promotion of environmentally responsible practices.
ESRC SWDTC +3 and 1+3 Studentships: Environment, Energy and Resilience £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 12th Feb 2015)
ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) +3 and 1+3 Studentships: Environment, Energy and Resilience
ESRC SWDTC +3 and 1+3 Studentships: Human Geography £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 12th Feb 2015)
ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) +3 and 1+3 Studentships: Human Geography
ESRC SWDTC Studentship: Cornish Community Media: Hyper-Local Participation and Representation £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 12th Feb 2015)
Dr Michael Leyshon, Human Geography (University of Exeter) Professor Catherine Leyshon, Human Geography (University of Exeter)
ESRC SWDTC Studentship: Following the forecast: risk, uncertainty and the life of seasonal weather forecasts £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 12th Feb 2015)
Supervised by Dr Karen Bickerstaff, Dr Saffron O’Neill and Prof Richard Betts
ESRC SWDTC Studentship: Sustaining the countryside through an understanding of the landscape preferences of both humans and bees £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 12th Feb 2015)
Dr Tim Kurz, Psychology (University of Exeter) Dr Natalie Hempel de Ibarra, Psychology (University of Exeter)
EPSRC funded PhD in Engineering: Water and Environmental Engineering - Weather and climate risk modelling for water infrastructure 3.5-year studentship: Tuition fees (UK) and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates Deadline passed
(Fri 13th Feb 2015)
This project aims to address the risks of water infrastructure related to weather and climate at local to global scales. It will include analysis of the climatic drivers, modelling of water infrastructure systems, and assessment of impacts and adaptation.
EPSRC funded PhD in Mathematics: Disentangling the impact of land use on climate change with Big Data 3.5-year studentship: Tuition fees (UK) and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates Deadline passed
(Fri 13th Feb 2015)
Within this project the uncertainty in the climate system due to land use change on both global and local scales will be explored with a very large (100.000+ experiments) model ensemble using the climateprediction.net distributed computing system.
Excavating the Archive in Cornwall’s Clay Country (AHRC Care for the Future Research Programme: Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage) £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 20th Feb 2015)
Dr Caitlin DeSilvey (University of Exeter, Penryn Campus) Dr Garry Tregidga (University of Exeter, Penryn Campus) Dr Nadia Bartolini (University of Exeter, Penryn Campus)
Sustainable and Secure Fish Farms: Understanding the Social Practices and Processes Relating to Aquaculture and Biosecurity £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Wed 18th Mar 2015)
Sustainable and secure fish farms: understanding the social practices and processes relating to aquaculture and biosecurity
Gaia Charity PhD Scholarship: What mechanisms have produced a self-regulating Earth system? £14,057 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Sun 22nd Mar 2015)
Professor Tim Lenton (University of Exeter, Streatham Campus) Dr David Wilkinson (Liverpool John Moores University) Professor Richard Betts (University of Exeter/the Met Office)
PhD in Engineering: Water Management - Emergency planning in the Water Sector 3.5-year studentship: Tuition fees (UK/EU) and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates Deadline passed
(Fri 27th Mar 2015)
Exploration of the various threats and emergencies in the water sector to understand and improve the role of emergency planning in enhancing service resilience.
PhD Studentship in Engineering: Computational Fluid Dynamics - Assessing Bridge Resilience to Flooding: Computational Modelling of Hydrodynamical Scour 3.5-year studentship: Tuition fees (UK/EU) and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates Deadline passed
(Fri 27th Mar 2015)
Development and validation of cutting-edge CFD models for scour to assess hydrodynamic flood damage to masonry bridges.

Additional awards offered by the University

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