The next generation of global sustainable development researchers is set to emerge thanks to a new kind of ‘transdisciplinary’ PhD programme at the University of Warwick for UK and EU students — made possible by £1,350,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.
The public science festival, Pint of Science, kicks off next with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry talking about their research work in a selection of pubs and venues around the Coventry and Leamington Spa.
Promising PhD candidates will have the opportunity to carry out their research and training in both the UK and mainland Europe, thanks to a new £500,000 joint investment in scholarships from the University of Warwick, l’Université Paris Seine (PSU) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).
EUTOPIA, a new alliance of six European universities that strives to create a connected and inclusive academic community across the continent, launches its strategy today at the Solvay Library in Brussels.
Five Centres of Doctoral Training (CDTs) in maths and stats, diamond technology, analytical science, future mobility technologies and Computer Science will be funded by the University of Warwick in partnership with industry to keep investing in science and engineering.
Over the next 5 years NERC (The Natural Environment Research Council) will invest £100m to support PHD students, including those at the University of Warwick, meaning the next generation of world-class scientists trained and engaged in both industrial and academic environmental solutions will be produced by the University.