PhD Opportunities At York


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Departments of Biology, Environment and Geography, Archaeology and Chemistry

ACCE DTP brings together the very best in environmental, ecological and evolutionary research across the Universities of York, Sheffield and Liverpool, along with the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) and Natural History Museum (NHM).

Students will benefit from a PhD training programme that has interdisciplinary collaboration at its core. The aim is to produce multi-skilled researchers equipped to tackle cutting-edge environmental science of global significance, embedded within a unique, supportive training environment.

At York, the NERC Partnership brings together researchers from the Departments of Biology, Environment, Archaeology, and Chemistry.

All projects are co-supervised, most of them with supervisors in different institutions, to foster innovative science, collegiality, and breadth of experience.

The below PhD opportunity is now open for applications – closing date Friday 13th March 2020

Please read ‘How to apply‘ before submitting your application.

Department of Environment and Geography

New ecosystem-based approaches to understand the risks to aquatic biodiversity from human activities