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19 PhD studentship project opportunities
Durham, United Kingdom
Department of Geography, Durham University
  • Scholarship/ Fellowship

We are delighted to announce details of 19 PhD studentship project opportunities at the Department of Geography, Durham University, UK. Durham Geography is a world-leading centre for research in Sea Level, Ice and Climate; Catchments and Rivers; and Hazards and Surface Change.

The Department is part of the NERC-funded IAPETUS2 Doctoral Training Programme, which is currently advertising (at least) 16 fully funded postgraduate studentships to begin in October 2023. The deadline for UK and international candidates to apply to the scheme is 6th January 2023 at 12 pm (UK time).

Direct weblinks to descriptions and details of projects offered by the Department of Geography in Durham can be found below, and a full list of projects can be found at

Potential candidates are encouraged to contact supervisors of projects of interest to them as soon as possible. Further details about how to apply for an IAPETUS2 studentship can be found at:

IAPETUS2 is committed to developing a diverse, representative community of researchers in Environmental Science. We particularly welcome applications from traditionally under-represented communities, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups, people with disabilities, neurodiverse, female and LGBTQ+ candidates and those from different socioeconomic backgrounds. IAPETUS2 studentships can be part-time if that mode of study is more appropriate for candidate circumstances.


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