The School of Earth and Environmental Science at University of St Andrews currently has IAPETUS PhD Studentships available to Home/European Union candidates with the relevant qualifications. IAPETUS is the North East of England’s and Scotland’s multidisciplinary Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) for the environmental sciences funded and accredited by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), in a united approach to doctoral research and training the next generation of leaders in the science of the natural environment. IAPETUS Studentships cover:

  • Full payment of tuition fees
  • A tax-free stipend set at ~£14,000/year (UK residents only)
  • Access to extensive research support funding and facilities
  • A wide range of technical and general skills training

IAPETUS projects are co-supervised in partner institutions within the DTP and sometimes include additional external supervisors. Here is a list of IAPETUS project titles currently advertised at St Andrews in a range of Earth and environmental science topics:

For more information on the IAPETUS program please go to www.iapetus.ac.uk. For details on one of these positions at the University of St Andrews please contact the relevant supervisor to discuss the project further (required prior to submitting an application). For more detail on PhD study in the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences at St Andrews, please visit our School’s web page. For administrative assistance contact the School Secretary.

Information on our Postgraduate Research application process can be found on our How to apply web pages.

The closing date for applications is 20 January 2018.

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all and has a series of University wide diversity awards including the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award, the European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter, see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/. We welcome applications from women, persons of colour and persons with disabilities. You can find out more about Equality and Diversity in the University at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/

If you are interested in alternative PhD Studentships at the University of St.Andrew, click here.