PhD and training opportunities


PhD opportunities 2023

Our main PhD opportunities for 2023 are now closed. Occasionally we will post one off PhD opportunities here. We also mention them on Twitter @DocBGS. PhD research with BGS provides more information on:

  • the types of PhDs we offer
  • eligibility
  • equality, diversity
  • inclusion and how to apply

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PhD student Sophia

PhD research with BGS

Studying for your PhD at BGS.

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iGeology is widely used in fieldwork as a teaching tool for geology and geography students. iGeology includes bedrock and superficial geology, borehole locations and geological features including faults, folds and mineral veins. BGS © UKRI.


BUFI is the home of doctoral research at the BGS, which is one of the UK’s largest providers of postgraduate research training in geoscience.

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BUFI science festival

BUFI Science Festival

The BUFI Science Festival is an annual competitive event to showcase the science undertaken by BGS PhD students.

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