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PhD Scholarships

Without quality researchers, there can be no quality research.

This is why we invest into PhD scholarships and support you during every step of your research journey. Many of our projects are interdisciplinary and in collaboration with industry.

If you choose to carry out your postgraduate studies with us, you will become part of a vibrant, forward-thinking research community.

Register now to keep up to date about our scholarship rounds for 2020 and beyond.

NERC/EPSRC Aura Centre for Doctoral Training in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment

The NERC/EPSRC funded Aura Centre for Doctoral Training in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment (led by the University of Hull’s Energy & Environment Institute, partnering with Durham, Newcastle and Sheffield universities and over 20 Industry partners) invites candidates for 4-year taught and research PhD scholarships. These are fully funded PhD opportunities to attract exceptional graduates to this pioneering industry.

The Aura CDT is an enabler for innovation in the offshore wind sector, unique in its cross-disciplinary engagement of engineering and environmental scientists, industry and policy makers. Your research could make a real impact to the environmental and engineering challenges the offshore wind (OSW) industry is facing. Areas identified for research and innovation include:

  • Big marine data and metocean
  • Environmental interactions, seabed dynamics and benthic habitat
  • Logistics, safety, risk and human factors
  • Low carbon transitions and community benefits
  • Next generation materials and manufacturing
  • Operations and remote autonomous monitoring

Application deadline: Friday 13 December 2019


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