Our PhD program in Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment (ACCE2) offers projects aligned with the grand challenges in environmental research.
Application for ACCE PhD projects are NOW OPEN
Deadline for applications is 8th January 2020
How to apply
To apply for any of the studentships hosted by The University of Sheffield, please complete an online application formOnline application
- Please select ‘Standard PhD’ and the Name of the Department from which the title of the ACCE studentship is announced;
- Fill in the Title of your desired project and the name(s) of the supervisors. (You can apply for more than one project to increase your chances to be nominated for an interview, but you can be interviewed for only one);
- As a ‘Study term,’ – point out full-time or part-time PhDs depending on your wish;
- The starting date of PhD will be the start of the next academic year- 1 st Oct 2020
- ‘Funding stage‘ on the form will be ‘project studentship‘.
The studentships are available to UK and EU nationals who meet the UK residency requirements. Further information about eligibility you can find in RCUK Training Grant Guide.
Within equal opportunities principles and regulations, applications will be assessed in the light of a candidate’s ability to meet the required criteria. Students will be evaluated by application and by interview performance.
Fully funded for a minimum of 3.5 years, studentships cover: (i) a tax-free stipend at the standard Research Council rate of at least £15,009 per annum (subject to indexing), (ii) research costs RTSG, and (iii) tuition fees at the UK/EU rate. Studentship(s) are available to UK and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements.
Selection process: Shortlisting will take place as soon as possible after the closing date, and successful applicants will be notified promptly. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview the w/c 10 Febuary 2020.
PhD projects for the ACCE2 studentships starting in October 2020.
ACCE PhD Projects
Lead supervisor: Dr Stuart Campbell
Co-Supervisors: Prof Michael Siva-Jothy
Lead supervisor: Prof Michael Brockhurst
Co-Supervisors: Dr Andrew Beckerman, Prof Duncan Cameron
Lead supervisor: Dr David Edwards
Co-Supervisors: Prof Terry Burke, Jenny Hodgson
Lead supervisor: Prof David Beerling
Co-Supervisors: Prof Ute Skiba, Dr Maria ValMartin, Dr Dimitar Epihov
Lead supervisor: Dr Charles Wellman
Co-Supervisors: Prof Paul Strother, Dr Paul Kenrick
Lead supervisor: Dr Dylan Childs
Co-Supervisors: Prof Andy Fenton, Dr Amy Pedersen
Lead supervisor: Dr Tom Webb
Co-Supervisors: Dr Francis Daunt, Dr Chris Lynam
Lead supervisor: Prof Duncan Cameron
Co-Supervisors: Dr Ellie Harrison, Prof Julie E Gray, Dr Caspar Chater
Lead supervisor: Dr Jill Edmondson
Co-Supervisors: Dr Holly Croft, Prof Colin Osborne, Dr Nicola McHugh
Lead supervisor: Dr Alison Wright
Co-Supervisors: Prof Jon Slate, Prof Steve Paterson
Lead supervisor: Dr Pascal-Antoine Christin
Co-Supervisors: Prof Julie Scholes
Lead supervisor: Dr Andrew Beckerman
Co-Supervisors: Dr Tom Webb, Dr Julia Blanchard
Lead supervisor: Prof Terry Burke
Co-Supervisors: Prof Jon Slate
Lead supervisor: Dr Kia Zeng
Co-Supervisors: Prof Jon Slate, Dr Daniel Jeffares
Lead supervisor: Prof Colin Osborne
Co-Supervisors: Dr Gavin Thomas
Lead supervisor: Dr Alex Best
Co-Supervisors: Dr Helen Leggett
Lead supervisor: Dr Jonathan Potts
Co-Supervisors: Dr Samantha Patrick
Lead supervisor: Dr Bob Johnston
Co-Supervisors: Dr Katherine Selby, Mr Dave Bromwich