PhD opportunities

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PhD opportunities for 2021 are now open. Opportunities will be listed here by type and alphabetically when they are released as well as on twitter @DocBGS. Check regularly for updates. PhD research with BGS provides more information on the types of PhDs we offer and  eligibility as well as equality diversity and inclusion and how to apply.

Hosted

DTP / CDT: ENVISION
University:
University of Nottingham
BGS research area: Decarbonisation and Resource Management
Topic: Rock characterisation facility
Lead BGS supervisor: Professor Jane Evans

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Closing date: 13th January 2021

DTP / CDT: SSCP
University:
Imperial College London
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Monitoring & forecasting
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Chris Jackson

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Closing date: 4th January 2021

DTP / CDT: IAPETUS2
University:
University of St Andrews
BGS research area: Decarbonisation and Resource Management
Topic: Rock volume characterisation / Critical resources
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Simon Tapster

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: ENVISION
University:
University of Nottingham
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Geo-environmental pressures
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Jack Lacey

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Closing date: 13th January 2021

DTP / CDT: IAPETUS2
University:
Heriot-Watt University
BGS research area: Multi Hazards and Resilience
Topic: Shallow geophysics
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Arnaud Watlet

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: ENVISION
University:
University of Lancaster
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Processes
Lead BGS supervisor: James Sorenson

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Closing date: 13th January 2021

DTP / CDT: CENTA
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Monitoring & forecasting
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Jonathan Mackay

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Closing date: 11th January 2021

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DTP / CDT: GW4
University:
University of Exeter
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Seafloor, coasts and landscape
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Christopher Vane

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: E4
University:
University of Edinburgh
BGS research area: BGS Science Facilities
Topic: Engineering and Geotechnics
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Caroline Graham

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Closing date: 7th January 2021

DTP / CDT: ENVISION
University:
University of Nottingham
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Centre for Environmental Geochemistry
Lead BGS supervisor: Professor Melanie Leng

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Closing date: 13th January 2021

DTP / CDT: IAPETUS2
University:
University of Glasgow
BGS research area: Decarbonisation and Resource Management
Topic: Critical Raw Materials / Scotland
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Kathryn Goodenough

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: GW4
University:
Cardiff University
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Centre for Environmental Geochemistry
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Andrew Smith

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: IAPETUS2
University:
Durham University
BGS research area: Multi Hazards and Resilience
Topic: Earthquake hazards
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Margarita Segou

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: C-CLEAR
University:
University of Cambridge
BGS research area: Multi Hazards and Resilience
Topic: Seismology
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Ekbal Hussain

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Closing date: 7th January 2021

DTP / CDT: GW4+
University:
University of Exeter
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Monitoring & forecasting
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Joanna Scheidegger

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: E4
University:
University of Edinburgh
BGS research area: Multi Hazards and Resilience
Topic: Geomagnetism
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Juliane Huebert

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Closing date: 7th January 2021

DTP / CDT: CENTA
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Urban
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Christopher Vane

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Closing date: 11th January 2021

DTP / CDT: IAPETUS2
University:
Durham University
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Monitoring & forecasting / Clean Power Heat-Cool
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Johanna Scheidegger

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: London
University:
Royal Holloway University College London
BGS research area: Geological Survey Northern Ireland
Topic: Quaternary geology
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Samuel Roberson

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Closing date: TBC

DTP / CDT: E4
University:
University of Edinburgh
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Groundwater resilience
Lead BGS supervisor: Professor Alan MacDonald

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Closing date: 7th January 2021

DTP / CDT: SENSE
University:
University of Edinburgh
BGS research area: Multi Hazards and Resilience
Topic: Geomagnetism
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Gemma Richardson

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Closing date: 10th January 2021

DTP / CDT: Panorama
University:
University of Leeds
BGS research area: Multi Hazards and Resilience
Topic: Geomagnetism
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr William Brown

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Closing date: 5th January 2021

DTP / CDT: ENVISION
University:
University of Lancaster
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Rural land use
Lead BGS supervisor: Professor Daren Gooddy

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Closing date: 13th January 2021

DTP / CDT: C-CLEAR
University:
University of Cambridge
BGS research area: Decarbonisation and Resource Management
Topic: Geodisposal: Radioactive Waste
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Philip Wilby

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Closing date: 7th January 2021

DTP / CDT: GW4
University:
University of Exeter
BGS research area: Decarbonisation and Resource Management
Topic: Critical Raw Materials
Lead BGS supervisor: Paul Lusty

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: IAPETUS2
University:
Newcastle University
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Centre for Environmental Geochemistry
Lead BGS supervisor: Professor Melanie Leng and Dr Jack Lacey

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Closing date: 8th January 2021

DTP / CDT: E4
University:
University of Edinburgh
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Centre for Environmental Geochemistry
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Matthew Horstwood

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Closing date: 7th January 2021

DTP / CDT: CENTA
BGS research area: Environmental Change Adaptation and Resilience
Topic: Monitoring & forecasting
Lead BGS supervisor: Dr Jonathan Mackay

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Closing date: 11th January 2021

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