A career in environmental science research … ?

The SCENARIO NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) at the Universities of Reading and Surrey is advertising 12-16 fully funded PhD studentships starting in September 2015.  SCENARIO seeks to attract high-quality graduates from science, mathematics and engineering degrees.  For a full list of available PhD projects and details on how to apply, please visit our website: http://www.reading.ac.uk/nercdtp .

The scope of SCENARIO is broad, spanning the science of the atmosphere, oceans, ice, hydrology, soil, biosphere and space weather. As a SCENARIO DTP student you can expect to receive excellent training in quantitative environmental science, research skills and a wider set of professional skills in preparation for a leading role in science, industry, the public sector or academia. SCENARIO has many partners from industry and the public sector who offer co-supervision and opportunities for placement work related to your PhD research. Look for details of CASE sponsorship in the project adverts.

NERC funding is only available to UK citizens and other EU citizens meeting the RCUK residence requirements. The studentships cover fees, training, research expenses, conference attendance and a tax free maintenance grant.

The deadline for applications is approaching soon – it’s 2 February 2015.

For further queries please contact Jill Hazleton, j.hazleton@reading.ac.uk (SCENARIO DTP Administrator)

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