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NERC CENTA Studentships - Round 2

The research projects below are in competition for funding. The project with the best applicant will be awarded the funding.

Available Projects:

Principal Supervisors

Project

Dr Mark P. Barrow, Department of Chemistry Reading the molecular fine print: Ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry and the environmental impact of the Athabasca oil sands industryLink opens in a new window
Professor Gary Bending, School of Life Sciences Global diversity and ecosystem functions of plant-microbe symbiosesLink opens in a new window
Dr Adrian ChaplinLink opens in a new window, Department of Chemistry Homogeneous hydrocarbon oxidation using nitrous oxide as a sustainable feedstockLink opens in a new window
Dr. Ryan M. Mushinski, School of Life Sciences Forests in a changing environment: A study of nitrogen cycle feedbacks Link opens in a new window
Dr Jonathan Pearson, School of Engineering The fate of microplastics in aquatic environmentsLink opens in a new window
Professor Vasilios Stavros, Department of Chemistry Investigating solar protection during plant growthLink opens in a new window
Dr Tom WhaleLink opens in a new window, Department of Chemistry Fungal Ice nucleation: Moulding our environment?Link opens in a new window

Eligibility

Application guidance

  • View the available projects and check your eligibility
  • Make an initial project enquiry by contacting supervisors directly.
  • Questions about the application process or eligibility can be directed to phd dot lifesciences at warwick dot ac dot uk
  • Complete the online application form - selecting course code P-C1PB (Life Sciences PhD); from here you will be taken through to another screen where you can select your desired project. Please enter "NERC studentship" in the Finance section and add Nikki Glover, phd dot lifesciences at warwick dot ac dot uk as the scholarship contact. Please also complete the CENTA application formLink opens in a new window  and submit via email to phd dot lifesciences at warwick dot ac dot uk.
  • Upload a transcript from your current or previous study, a CV and any other documents that you feel would support your application (within 48 hours of submitting your online application you will receive a link allowing you to upload additional supporting documents).
  • Ask your referees to submit a reference for you. Note: when you submit your application, an email will automatically be sent to your referees requesting a reference for you. This email will contain a secure link for your referee to upload a reference for you.
  • For further information about applying to Warwick see the application FAQ'sLink opens in a new window page
  • Application deadline - 10 June 2022
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