Funding for postgraduate research programmes

AwardValueApplication deadlineDescription
Agricultural Labour in the UK: Change and Challenge in the Transition to Sustainable Intensification £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students (tax free) Fri 2nd May 2014 The Centre for Rural Policy Research is based in the University of Exeter’s College of Social Sciences & International Studies. The Centre is home to an inter-disciplinary team of social scientists.
Land Use Futures - An Ecosystem Services Approach to the ‘Land between the Moors’ £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students (tax free) Fri 2nd May 2014 The Centre for Rural Policy Research at the University of Exeter is pleased to be offering a jointly funded 3 year PhD studentship with the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA).
PhD Studentship in Palaeoclimateology and Palaeoceanography: Reconstructing iceberg calving locations and spatial extent of the Greenland Ice Sheet during the modern and Plio-Pleistocene 3.5-year studentship: Tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (£13,863 for academic year 2014/15) Fri 13th Jun 2014 Knowledge of past Greenland Ice Sheet extent is key to predicting its fate in the face of human-induced global warming. This project will tackle this problem by examining the provenance of both modern and ancient sub-glacially eroded terrigenous sediments
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: An experimental exploration of deep water formation under the Filchner Ice shelf, Antarctica £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors Prof Andrew Watson, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Marie-Jose Messias, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Keith Nicholls, British Antarctic Survey Prof Mike Meredith,
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: ‘Coastal-eye’ – monitoring coastal waters using a lightweight UAV £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Karen Anderson, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Jamie Shutler, Plymouth Marine Laboratory Dr Peter Land, Plymouth Marine Laboratory
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Co-evolution of plankton and ocean nutrient cycles £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Prof Tim Lenton (University of Exeter), Prof Andy Ridgwell (University of Bristol), Prof Andy Watson (University of Exeter), Dr Fanny Monteiro (University of Bristol)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Communities and cultural change in humans: testing evolutionary models for the adoption of innovations £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Shakti Lamba (Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter) Dr Alex Alvergne (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Erosion of soil carbon in drylands: Understanding the missing link in the terrestrial carbon cycle £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Prof Richard Brazier (University of Exeter), Dr Katerina Michaelides (University of Bristol), Dr Jenni Dungait (Rothamsted Research/University of Bristol), Prof Mark Nearing, Agricultural Research Service - US Department of Agriculture
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Global warming impacts on marine and terrestrial microbial community function £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Iain Hartley, Dr Gabriel Yvon-Durocher (University of Exeter), Dr Tim Smyth (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Ice-Shelf Signatures of Subglacial Hydrology in Antarctica and Greenland £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Anne Le Brocq, University of Exeter Dr Paul Holland, British Antarctic Survey Prof Martin Siegert, University of Bristol Prof Carl Gladish, New York University - Abu Dhabi
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Land use change emissions estimates, data and modelling £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Professor Stephen Sitch, Professor Pierre Friedlingstein, Dr Jo House, (University of Exeter), Dr Andy Wiltshire, (Met Office) and Dr Luiz Aragao (University of Exeter)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Landscape sensitivity and climate change in the mountains of western Ireland £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Stephan Harrison, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Liam Reinhardt, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Landscape-scale quantification of the environmental benefits of ‘Upstream Thinking’ £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Prof Richard Brazier (University of Exeter), Prof Jim Freer (University of Bristol), Dr Karen Anderson (University of Exeter), Dr David Smith and Mr Lewis Jones (South West Water)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Large-scale dynamics of black carbon in tropical river basins in South America. £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Prof Timothy Quine, Prof Stephen Sitch, Dr Luiz Aragao (University of Exeter)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Late Pleistocene ice sheet dynamics of the Patagonian Ice Sheet, Chile £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Stephan Harrison, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Dr Dan Lunt, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Numerical and physical modelling of river response to environmental change £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Nicholas, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Katerina Michaelides, Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Quantifying contributions of fish to coral reef carbonate cycling and modelled responses to environmental change £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Professor Chris Perry, Dr Rod Wilson, Dr Steve Simpson, (University of Exeter), Dr Simon Jennings (Cefas), Dr Al Harborne (University of Queensland)
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Quantifying how natural marine trace-gas emissions have amplified/dampened anthropogenic climate impacts £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Paul Halloran, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Tom Bell, Plymouth Marine Laboratories Dr Ben Booth, Met Office
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Recognising frequency and intensity of storminess in lake sediment archives during the Late Holocene: the role of the North Atlantic Oscillation in past and future storminess £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Liam Reinhardt, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Joanna Nield, University of Southampton
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Reconstruction of an Eemian landscape in Southern Spain: a palaeo‐environmental and geomorphological perspective £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Liam Reinhardt, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Dr Michael Ellis, British Geological Survey
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Rock glaciers and water supply in Asia £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 10th Jan 2014)
Supervisors: Dr Stephan Harrison, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter Professor Richard Betts, Met Office
ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) Studentship: Developing a Participatory Platform for Mapping Cultural Ecosystem Services £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 13th Feb 2014)
Supervisors: Caitlin DeSilvey (ESI-Geography), Catherine Leyshon (Geography) and Kevin Gaston (ESI)
ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) Studentship: Domestic Violence, Justice and Intervention Programmes £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 13th Feb 2014)
Supervisors: Prof Jo Little, Geography and Dr Fae Garland, Law The supervisors can be contacted on J.K.Little@exeter.ac.uk or F.Garland@exeter.ac.uk for further details of the project and for support in completing the research proposal.
ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) Studentship: Learning in the Field: evaluating the pedagogic value of experiential learning £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 13th Feb 2014)
Supervisors: Dr. Stewart Barr and Dr. Ewan Woodley, Geography The supervisors can be contacted on E.J.Woodley@exeter.ac.uk S.W.Barr@exeter.ac.uk for further details of the project and for support in completing the research proposal.
ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) Studentship: Out of sight and out of mind? A comparative analysis of public engagement with underground energy and geological resource exploitation £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 13th Feb 2014)
Supervisors: Prof. Patrick Devine-Wright Dr. Simon Price (BGS) The supervisors can be contacted on P.G.Devine-Wright@exeter.ac.uk for further details of the project and for support in completing the research proposal.
ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre +3 and 1+3 Studentships (Geography) £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 13th Feb 2014)
The University of Exeter is pleased to be offering up to 25 ESRC funded 1+3 or +3 studentships as part of the South West Doctoral Training Centre for entry in 2014-15. Within the DTC, the College of Life and Environmental is currently inviting application
ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC) +3 and 1+3 Studentships in Environment, Energy and Resilience For eligible UK/EU students the full time studentship will cover fees and an annual Research Council stipend of approximately £13,726 Deadline passed
(Sun 16th Feb 2014)
For eligible UK/EU students the full time studentship will cover fees and an annual Research Council stipend of approximately £13,726 (2013/2014 rate) for up to three years (+3 award) or four years (1+3 award).
SWW AHRC DTP Awards (Exeter) £13,726 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Fri 21st Feb 2014)
SWW AHRC DTP Awards (Exeter)
PhD Studentship - Driving as a goal pursuit £13,726 pa plus UK/EU tuition fees Deadline passed
(Fri 28th Feb 2014)
University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) is seeking PhD candidates to join their exciting and expanding programme of internationally-rated research. This PhD is one of two forming a collaboration between UEMS and Shell UK. The successful candidate will
PhD studentship: Geographies of Democracy £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees for eligible students Deadline passed
(Thu 27th Mar 2014)
The substantive focus of the studentship is expected to be in the broad area of Geographies of Democracy; applicants are invited to define their own focussed research project in this area.
EPSRC CDT PhD Studentship: Water Informatics: Science and Engineering (WISE) 4 year Studentship: Tuition fee (Home/EU) and stipend in line with EPSRC guidelines. Deadline passed
(Tue 1st Apr 2014)
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.
Economic Risk of Major Wildfires Stipend of £13,863 (2014/2015 rate) and UK/EU tuition fees for 3 years of full time study (pro-rata part time) Deadline passed
(Wed 9th Apr 2014)
Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD position to be held within the Earth System Science Group at the University of Exeter in partnership with Morgan Stanley, London to commence September 2014.

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