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Cambridge Earth System Science NERC DTP

Graduate Research Opportunities

Studying at Cambridge


About ESS

The Cambridge NERC Earth System Science DTP

The University of Cambridge will offer more than 15 3.5 year NERC-funded PhD studentships to start each October. A wide range of projects is available within seven world-class departments and BAS (the British Antarctic Survey) under the broad themes of:

A searchable list of project descriptions can be found here. Our staff are also happy to devise a project with you if you have research interests that we share.

Hosting partners in Cambridge are:

The DTP Administrator is located at the Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Site, Cambridge CB2 3EQ, and can be reached via email at or by phone at 01223 768338.