PhD Opportunities


ACCE DTP have secured funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and will continue to support up to 22 new PhD students a year in ecology, evolution and conservation over the next five years as part of the ACCE2 DTP (Adapting to the Challenges of Changing Environment Doctoral Training Programme).

Bringing together the academic strengths of the Universities of Liverpool, Sheffield and York, the programme also benefits from the unique scientific expertise and resources of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and the Natural History Museum.

The multidisciplinary programme aims to develop confident and multi-skilled PhD students capable of undertaking cutting-edge research and tackling environmental biology questions of global significance.

Please find guidance on how to apply here or go straight to projects for each institution here:

University of Liverpool

University of Sheffield

University of York

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology – CEH

Natural History Museum – NHM