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PhD in Earth Science and Environmental Sciences

Applications are invited for a 3 year PhD fellowship. The studentship will start on 01 October 2020.

The project will use a ground-breaking approach based on the magnetic properties of secondary magnetite produced by serpentinization reactions that preserves a record of Earth’s magnetic field at the time of its formation.

Required Eligibility

  1. Applicants should have (at least) a first or upper second class honours degree in an appropriate subject and preferably a relevant MSc or MRes qualification.
  2. The studentship is supported for three years and includes full home/EU tuition fees plus a stipend of £15,285 per annum.
  3. The studentship will only fully fund those applicants who are eligible for home/EU fees with relevant qualifications.
  4. Applicants normally required to cover overseas fees will have to cover the difference between the home/EU and the overseas tuition fee rates (approximately £12,405 per annum).
  5. Please mark it FAO Doctoral College and clearly state that you are applying for a PhD studentship within the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 30 April 2020. 

  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in the week starting 25 May 2020.
  • Applicants who have not received an offer of a place by early June should consider their application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Quick overview

Type of positions PhD studentship
Subjects Earth and Environmental Sciences
closing date 30 April 2020
Organization School of Geography

  1. Director of Studies: Professor Antony Morris (, tel.: +44 1752 584766)
  2. 2nd Supervisor: Dr Michelle Harris (, tel.: +44 1752 584551)
  3. 3rd Supervisor: Professor Richard Harrison, Cambridge University (, tel.: +44 1223 333475)

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