PhD Opportunities At CEH


CEH works in collaboration with Universities across the UK and internationally to input scientific and supervisory expertise into PhD projects. Currently, there are approximately 150 PhD students studying with CEH. Of these, a third are based at CEH and are either competitively-funded through  NERC Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) or directly funded through a variety of sources.

Eligibility: NERC studentships are bound by NERC’s terms and conditions including residency and minimum qualifications (see individual project details).

ACCE2 DTP (The partnership between the Universities of Liverpool, Sheffield, York, CEH and Natural History Museum) is inviting applications for the PhD projects listed below of studentships based at CEH.  Click on each link for more information and details of how to apply.

The deadline for the following opportunities is January 9 2019.

Can seabirds adapt behaviour to buffer the impacts of offshore renewable energy installations and climate change?

Do detritivores mediate soil health and ecosystem services in the bioenergy crop Miscanthus?