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NERC DTP Studentship - School of Geography 2018/19

A NERC DTP PhD studentship is available in the School of Geography for a start date on or before 1 January 2019.  Funding is available for any of the following projects for 3.5 years and provides tuition fees, a tax-free maintenance stipend of £14,777 pa and additional research costs. 

To apply, please submit a PhD application and supporting documents to the School of Geography and note under section D "Finance" that you wish to be considered for this NERC DTP studentship.  Please list the name of the project you are applying for in section K "Research information" and provide a supporting statement in a separate document explaining why the project interests you and how your current qualifications and skills map onto the requirements for it.

For information on the DTP, please see the Leeds/York NERC DTP website please click here

For enquiries about the projects, please contact the supervisors.  For application enquiries, please contact the School of Geography's Research Postgraduate Administrator, Jacqui Manton (j.manton(at)

Closing date for applications - 1st October 2018