College vacancies and studentships

Employment opportunities

Additional employment opportunities within the University are available to view through the central online job search pages.

Job titleLocationReferenceApplication deadline
Business Research Fellow Cornwall P00870 30 May 2017
Software Engineer Exeter P57138 31 May 2017
Project Manager Cornwall R51611 1 Jun 2017
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Exeter P56662 11 Jun 2017
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Exeter R52056 12 Jun 2017
Postdoctoral Research Associate / Postdoctoral Research Fellow Cornwall P57218 19 Jun 2017
Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow Cornwall P57321 19 Jun 2017
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Exeter P57194 22 Jun 2017
Postdoctoral Research Associate / Postdoctoral Research Fellow Cornwall P57140 5 Jul 2017

ASPIRE - Accrediting Staff Professionalism in Research-Led Education

Staff within the college are actively encouraged to gain fellowships through the ASPIRE scheme. It is a framework for developing and accrediting staff who teach and support students’ learning in our research-led environment. Accredited by the Higher Education Academy it offers you the opportunity to gain both a University of Exeter ASPIRE Fellowship and the correlating HEA Fellowship at one of four levels: Associate: Fellow; Senior Fellow or Principal Fellow.

For further information about the scheme, please see the University's ASPIRE web pages.

Postgraduate research studentships

Postgraduate research funding opportunities are highlighted below. Each award title links through to further information on the research project, eligibility criteria and how to apply.

AwardValueApplication deadlineDescription
CEMPS funded PhD Studentship in Computer Science: Understanding Recurrent Neural Networks Dynamics 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Sun 4th Jun 2017 Recurrent neural networks are suitable for facing different problems and applications. However, interpretation of their dynamics and learning constitute two important issues. This project aims at developing methods that deal with these two issues.
College funded PhD Studentship in Physics: Optical detection of magnetization dynamics induced by spin-orbit torques Tuition fees UK/EU and £14.296 an annual maintenance allowance at current research council rate Sun 4th Jun 2017 PhD funding is available to study spin-orbit torques in multi-layered magnetic materials by time resolved scanning Kerr microscopy. The use of spin-orbit torques in memory and microwave oscillator devices will also be explored.
Funded PhD studentship in Engineering/Computer Science: Gamification of Optimisation of Water Distribution Systems 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Sun 4th Jun 2017 Working with the project team and several industrial partners, the studentship will involve the development of a serious game, allowing players to solve real-world water systems problems in an engaging, massively multiplayer environment.
College funded PhD Studentship in Mathematics: Attribution of climate change to anthropogenic and natural causes 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Mon 5th Jun 2017 Understanding how our climate is changing is vital for societies to cope with a warming world. This project will develop techniques for better quantifying how much anthropogenic and natural factors affect weather and climate regionally.
MRC GW4 BioMed DTP PhD Studentship: Body mass index and obesity: investigating gene-environment interactions Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council national minimum (£14,553 p.a. for 2017/18, updated each year) plus UK/EU fees for eligible candidates Thu 8th Jun 2017 This studentship will investigate gene environment interactions in obesity. The student will use genotype and phenotype data from world leading resources including 500,000 individuals in the UK Biobank and 20,000 from the ALSPAC cohort. The student will develop computational, bioinformatics, statistical and epidemiological skills.
College funded PhD Studentship in Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Change Modelling 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Sun 11th Jun 2017 Air pollution affects food production, the carbon cycle and climate change, but the impacts are not well understood. This project applies air pollution-climate modelling and measurement data to quantify air pollution effects on agriculture, the land carbon sink and surface climate in the current and future world.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Remote sensing and DEEP learning for early warning of WATER hazards (DeepWater) £14,553 Sun 25th Jun 2017 Applications are now being accepted for 3 fully-funded studentships on projects that cover the breadth of earth and environmental sciences commencing September 2017. Studentships will provide funding for stipend and fees (currently £14,553 and £4,195 per annum respectively) a Research and Training Support Grant of £11,000 and a training budget of £4,000 for 42 months (3.5 years). All projects will be CASE projects with input into project development from key end-user communities
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Remote sensing and DEEP learning for early warning of WATER hazards (DeepWater) £14,553 Sun 25th Jun 2017 Applications are now being accepted for 3 fully-funded studentships on projects that cover the breadth of earth and environmental sciences commencing September 2017. Studentships will provide funding for stipend and fees (currently £14,553 and £4,195 per annum respectively) a Research and Training Support Grant of £11,000 and a training budget of £4,000 for 42 months (3.5 years). All projects will be CASE projects with input into project development from key end-user communities
Developing microfluidic platforms to fight infectious diseases and bio-threats, Biology - PhD (Funded) £15,553 Mon 26th Jun 2017 Academic Supervisors: Dr Stefano Pagliara, University of Exeter Professor Richard Titball, University of Exeter Dr Sarah Harding, DSTL Associate Professor Helen Atkins, DSTL
College funded PhD Studentship in Engineering: Quantum Photonics with 2D Materials 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 This project aims to develop a chip-level platform for handheld quantum communication, built on the integration of single photon emitters in 2D-materials with CMOS-compatible photonic circuits.
Cornwall Heritage Trust Scholarship £1000 Fri 30th Jun 2017 A one year award of up to £1000 for one or more postgraduate students producing dissertations/theses centred on an aspect of Cornwall's heritage who will be registered for the coming academic year.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Acoustic imaging in turbid environments 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Advancing single molecule detection with strong light-matter interactions on plasmonic nanostructures 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Broadband acoustic energy harvesting using acoustic metamaterials 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Cell sorting using surface acoustic waves and phononic crystals 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Control of flow-induced near-field noise through the use of metasurfaces 4-year studentship: Tuition fee, and stipend (approx.£16,500) for UK/EU students Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Design and characterisation of 3D metamaterials fabricated using additive manufacturing 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Experimental Topics in Controlling Sound with Acoustic Metamaterials 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Flexible Hyperspectral Infrared Detectors 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Magnetic materials with ultralow damping for magnonic metamaterials and devices 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Magnetic meta-matter out of equilibrium 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Magnetic metamaterials for innovative solutions to the inductive tagging problem 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Micro-acoustic arrays for active sound control 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Mid-infrared phase-change metadevices 4-year studentship: Tuition fee, and stipend (approx.£16,500) for UK/EU students. Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Multifunctional Luminescent Monolayered Quantum Dots for Cancer Theranostics 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Plasmonic tuning of nanoparticle constructs - Developing new tools for nanomedicine 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Plasmonic-enhanced organic photovoltaics on textiles 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Sensing the dynamics of a metamaterial and its constituent parts with a near-field optical antenna 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Single photon frequency conversion with non-linear metamaterials 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Solid State Refrigeration using 2D/Meta materials 4-year studentship: UK/EU students, includes tuition fees and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates (14,553 for 2017-18) Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
EPSRC CDT in Metamaterials: Terahertz detectors using novel metamaterials approaches 4-year studentship: Tuition fee, and stipend (approx.£16,500) for UK/EU students Fri 30th Jun 2017 The studentship is part of the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training in Metamaterials (XM2). Its aim is to undertake world-leading research, while training scientists and engineers with the relevant research skills and knowledge, and professional attributes for industry and academia.
Funded Computer Science PhD Studentship Big Data Analytics: Visualising high-dimensional cost function landscapes 3.5 year Studentship: Tuition fees UK/EU and an annual maintenance allowance at current research council rate (£14,553 for 2017-18) Sun 16th Jul 2017 The project will investigate and develop methods for the visualisation of high-dimensional optimisation data, principally from the systems biology domain.
University of Exeter Progression Scholarship £1000 There is no application for this award. You will be automatically considered. A £1000 tuition fee discount for all University of Exeter students who progress directly from an undergraduate degree to a postgraduate degree in September 2017.
PhD in Computer Science: Development of new, automated methods in image processing for photogrammetry RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging). 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,296 for 2016/17) Deadline passed
(Sun 23rd Oct 2016)
The project is to develop new, automated, image processing methods for photogrammetry RTI (Reflectance Transformation Photogrammetry).
CEMPS funded PhD Studentship in Vibration Engineering: Control of Low Level Vibrations in Civil Engineering Structures Tuition fees UK/EU and £14.296 an annual maintenance allowance at current research council rate Deadline passed
(Thu 17th Nov 2016)
This PhD studentship project will use analytical, numerical and experimental methods for development of vibration control techniques for highly vibration-sensitive instrumentation and manufacturing equipment.
EPSRC and British Telecommunications Industrial CASE funded Computer Science PhD Studentship in Dynamic Resource Management and Optimization for SLA Guarantees in Hyperconverged Communication Infrastructures 4 year studentship with UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at the 2016/17 Research Council rate of £14,296 Deadline passed
(Sun 27th Nov 2016)
This project will develop cost-effective analytical performance models coupled with innovative optimisation methods to dynamically manage and tune communication resources in order to improve the performance and service of future Internet.
MRC GW4 BioMed DTP PhD Studentship – Investigating the role of pulsatile hypothalamic signals in regulating the dynamics of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council national minimum (£14,296 p.a. for 2016/17, updated each year) plus UK/EU fees for eligible candidates Deadline passed
(Thu 1st Dec 2016)
In this project, we will combine mathematical modelling with experimental physiology techniques to investigate how pulsatile hypothalamic neuropeptide release orchestrates the dynamic activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, a vital stress-responsive neuroendocrine system.
CEMPS funded PhD Studentship in Mining Engineering: Integrated use of remote sensing techniques and numerical modelling for characterization and monitoring of natural slopes and man-made slopes 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU/International tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed
(Sun 4th Dec 2016)
Integrated use of terrestrial and aerial remote sensing techniques (such as LiDAR and photogrammetry), GIS and numerical modelling (continuum and discontinuum approaches) for characterization, monitoring, and analysis of natural slopes and man-made slopes.
BBSRC SWBio DTP PhD studentship: Generation of the Wnt morphogenetic field in an growing tissue £14,296 per annum for 2016 - 2017 Deadline passed
(Mon 5th Dec 2016)
BBSRC SWBio DTP funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stripend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
BBSRC SWBio DTP PhD studentship: Molecular characterisation, modelling and prediction of organelle membrane dynamics in health and disease £14,296 per annum for 2016 - 2017 Deadline passed
(Mon 5th Dec 2016)
BBSRC SWBio DTP funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stripend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
BBSRC SWBio DTP PhD studentship: Quantitative imaging of a developmental pathway in adult cardiac cells in a model of pathological ischemic stress £14,296 per annum for 2016 - 2017 Deadline passed
(Mon 5th Dec 2016)
BBSRC SWBio DTP funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stripend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD Studentship: A spatio-temporal extreme rainfall generator for surface flooding and landslide risk assessment 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at Research Council rate for 2017. Currently at £14,296 per year for 2016. Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Coupling of late Pliocene Indian monsoon variability and global climate: new data from IODP Expedition 353 £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Developing novel proxies of historical fishing effort and climate change based on fish-derived carbonates 14,296 per annum Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Development of erosion-perturbed C dynamics models for integration in JULES £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Dispersal and the evolution of cooperative behaviour in a wild social bird £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Exsolution depth and migration pathways of mineralising fluids in porphyry deposit-forming magmatic systems £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: From marine aerosol emissions to global climate change 14,296 anum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD Studentship: From sexual conflict to social evolution £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Glacial Lake Outburst Floods and climate change in the Himalayas £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Improved understanding of hazards along the Jurassic Coast from remote-sensing measurements of erosion £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Linking ecological and evolutionary responses to global warming £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Magmas, fluids, faults and metals re-assessing the controls on magmatic-hydrothermal W-Sn-As-Cu-Zn-Pb mineralisation and zonation associated with the Cornubian Batholith, SW England 14,296 per annum Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW14 funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Modelling Antarctic winds and ice flow, in order to connect geomorphology and the history of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. 14,296 per annum Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Phosphate in belemnite fossils: A new palaeo-nutrient proxy? £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Platinum-group element (PGE) mineralisation potential of the Antrim Plateau magmatics, Northern Ireland £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Predicting river responses to future environmental change £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Quantifying links between coral reef ecology and sediment generation: applications to tropical shoreline and reef island resilience modelling . £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Remote sensing and DEEP learning for early warning of WATER quality hazards (DeepWater) £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Soil formation and erosion in the karst critical zone of SW China 14,296 per annum Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Understanding the origin of alkaline igneous provinces and associated critical metal mineralisation: the Chilwa Alkaline Province, Malawi £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Unravelling the influence of soil erosion on carbon dynamics in the terrestrial and aquatic domains of agricultural catchments £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Valorising industrial waste streams and reducing pollution using microalgae. £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: What drives volcanic unrest in New Zealand? Insights from volcano geodesy and numerical models for enhanced eruption forecasting £14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed
(Fri 6th Jan 2017)
NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
PhD in Mathematics: Understanding scale interactions in weather and climate models 3.5-year studentship: Tuition fees (UK/EU) and an annual stipend equivalent to current Research Council rates Deadline passed
(Sun 8th Jan 2017)
The weak link in weather and climate models is the coupling between the dynamics and the sub-grid physics. The project aims to improve our understanding of physics-dynamics coupling, and will provide excellent training in weather and climate modeling.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Advanced statistical post-processing of ensemble weather predictions 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Brillouin imaging applied to collagen and elastic fibres 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-2017.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Co-producing energy demand reductions in workplace settings 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Developing gaze training for skilled upper-limb prosthetic use 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Estimating the effect of climate change on buildings using advanced statistics 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Harnessing the radical pair mechanism: Quantum physics for the amplification and optimisation of magnetic field effects 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: HOPF-GALOIS STRUCTURES ON CYCLIC FIELD EXTENSIONS 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Nanoscale Engineering of Semiconductor Heterostructures for Solar Fuel Device 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-2017.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Strain-engineering and pseudo-magnetic fields in graphene nanoresonators 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed
(Wed 11th Jan 2017)
EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
China Scholarship Council and University of Exeter PhD Scholarship Full tuition fees and Living Allowance Deadline passed
(Sun 15th Jan 2017)
The University of Exeter alongside the China Scholarship Council is pleased to offer fully funded studentship available for September 2017 entry.
Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Up to 4 years – Home/EU fees Deadline passed
(Sun 15th Jan 2017)
The University is offering the Diamond Jubilee Scholarships to support a high quality Home/EU student to undertake a PhD or doctoral study at Exeter. The award pays the full Home/EU fees for up to 4 years.
Exeter International Excellence Scholarship for Postgraduate Research Full international fees plus research allowance and £14,296 annual stipend Deadline passed
(Sun 15th Jan 2017)
The University is offering 20 Exeter International Excellence Scholarships for Postgraduate Research to top students from around the world. The award pays international fees, a research allowance and stipend (currently £14,296 pa) for up to 3.5 years.
Listening to the Oceans: Autonomous Acoustic Imaging of Oceanic Structure £14,296 Deadline passed
(Mon 16th Jan 2017)
The University of Exeter's College of Life and Environmental Sciences in partnership with NEXt generation Unmanned System Science Centre for Doctoral Training (NEXUSS CDT)are offering a funded studentship for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
NERC Oil and Gas CDT PhD Studentship: An integrated remote sensing-numerical modelling approach for evaluation and optimization of hydrocarbon reservoir performance 4-year studentship: Tuition fees (UK/EU) and an annual stipend equivalent to 2017/18 Research Council rates Deadline passed
(Tue 31st Jan 2017)
The studentship would take advantage of recently completed research on applications of remote data capture (ESF studentship) and complement an existing EPSRC DTA studentship on rock characterisation, Commonwealth PhD studentship on rock testing and previous PhD research on numerical modelling of rock fracture networks.
ESRC SWDTP +3 and 1+3 Studentships: Sustainable Futures £14,296 Deadline passed
(Thu 2nd Feb 2017)
The University of Exeter is pleased to be offering ESRC funded 1+3 or +3 studentships as part of the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) for entry in 2017-18. Within the SWDTP, the College of Life and Environmental Sciences is currently inviting applications for ESRC-facing research in the discipline of Sustainable Futures.For eligible UK/EU students the full time studentship will cover fees and an annual Research Council stipend of at least £14,296 (2016-17 rate) for up to three years (+3
Palaeowildfire responses and feedbacks to shifts in the global carbon cycle 14,439 Deadline passed
(Sun 19th Feb 2017)
Applications are invited for a joint College funded PhD position (that is not in competition with other NERC projects at the university) to be held with the Earth System Science Group at the University of Exeter and will work as part of the wildFIRE Lab team https://sites.google.com/site/palaeofirelab/home across two colleges, The College of Life and Environmental Sciences (CLES) and The College of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences (CEMPS), to commence in September 2017 or as soon as possible
Prospects for novel crops in a warmer climate £14,553 Deadline passed
(Tue 28th Feb 2017)
The University of Exeter’s College of Life and Environmental Sciences, in partnership with Cornwall Council, are inviting applications for a fully-funded NERC Industrial CASE PhD studentship to commence in September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. For eligible students the studentship will cover UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual tax-free stipend of £14,553 for 4 years (full-time, part-time pro rata). The student would be based in the Environment and Sustainability Institute in the College of Lif
Sports Scholarship and High Performance Programme up to £3000 plus additional support services & coaching Deadline passed
(Fri 31st Mar 2017)
Sports scholarships are awarded to students of outstanding sporting ability who show evidence of achievement at international level in their chosen sport. We also encourage applications from students who have achieved at national or regional level for consideration onto our High Performance Programme.
College funded PhD Studentship in Computational Neuroscience: Neural dynamics of perceptual competition 3.5 year studentship funded UK/EU and international tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed
(Mon 10th Apr 2017)
An interdisciplinary project investigating the neural mechanisms and dynamic competition that drives perceptual alternations for ambiguous visual and auditory stimuli with modelling (mathematical / computational) and perceptual experiments (psychophysics / psychoacoustics)
College funded PhD Studentship in Engineering: The development of in-vitro models of intervertebral disc degeneration 3.5 year UK/EU and international tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate of £14, 553 per year Deadline passed
(Sun 16th Apr 2017)
PhD funding is available to investigate intervertebral disc degeneration, which is often associated with back pain. Mechanical testing will be combined with multi-photon imaging to understand more about effect of degeneration on spinal tissues.
PhD Studentship in Ocean Technology: Development of a numerical design algorithm for a hollow braided offshore shock absorber 3 years tuition fees UK/EU and an annual maintenance allowance at current research council rate Deadline passed
(Sun 16th Apr 2017)
This PhD work will focus on the development of a numerical model and user interface that will aid mooring designers seeking to specify the hollow braided tether within a mooring design.
College funded PhD Studentship in Computer Science: 3D Computer Vision for Facial Shape Modelling and Analysis 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Deadline passed
(Sun 23rd Apr 2017)
his PhD project will be in 3D Computer Vision. It will develop novel formulations and methodologies for dense 3D reconstruction of human faces from image data under challenging real-world scenarios. It will also build pioneering methods for large-scale statistical modelling of the facial surface and its dynamics.
Engineering funded PhD Studentship in Structural, Dynamics and Control: Energy Efficient Control of Multistable Engineering Systems 3.5 year studentship: UK/EU/International tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed
(Sun 23rd Apr 2017)
This project seeks to explore a frontier research area in dynamics and control to improve the energy efficiency of multistable engineering systems via implementing a novel minimal energy control for judiciously switching between their coexisting states.
College funded PhD Studentship in atmospheric/climate science: Understanding future changes in midlatitude weather systems 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Deadline passed
(Mon 1st May 2017)
Extratropical cyclones (midlatitude weather systems) are important for the day-to-day weather in the midlatitudes, bringing heavy rainfall and strong winds. This project aims to understand how climate change will impact extratropical cyclones using state-of-the-art climate models.
College funded PhD Studentship in Mathematics: Causes and Effects of Antarctic sea ice trends 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Deadline passed
(Mon 1st May 2017)
Antarctic sea ice has increased in spite of global warming; until last year when it fell dramatically. This funded 3.5-year PhD will explore the reasons for this behavior, whether climate models reproduce it, and what this means for the future of sea ice.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Feedback control systems for pest management in multispecies communities £14,553 per annum Deadline passed
(Mon 1st May 2017)
Main supervisor: Dr. Markus Mueller, University of Exeter Co-supervisor: Dr. Steven White, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Co-supervisor: Professor Stuart Townley, University of Exeter Co-supervisor: Dr. Chris Guiver, University of Bath
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: How seasonal leaf dynamics in Amazonian forests affect their ability to withstand 21st century climate change £14,553 per annum Deadline passed
(Mon 1st May 2017)
Main supervisor: Dr Anna Harper, University of Exeter Co-supervisor: Dr Lucy Rowland, University of Exeter Co-supervisor: Dr Andy Wiltshire, The Met Office Co-supervisor: Dr Deborah Hemming, The Met Office Co-supervisor: Dr Patrick Meir, University of Edinburgh
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Localised vs. centralised management of invasive populations £14,553 per annum Deadline passed
(Mon 1st May 2017)
Main supervisor: Professor Stuart Townley, University of Exeter Co-supervisor: Dr Markus Mueller, University of Exeter Co-supervisor: Dr Steven White, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Co-supervisor: Dr Chris Guiver, University of Bath
PhD Studentship: Improving the representation of the interaction between aerosol particles and the cloud droplet size distribution in climate models Tuition fees for UK/EU/International and £14.296 an annual maintenance allowance at current research council rate Deadline passed
(Mon 1st May 2017)
In this PhD studentship we aim to reduce current uncertainties in estimates of future climate change by improving the representation of atmospheric processes related to aerosol - cloud interactions in climate models.
University funded PhD Studentship in Mathematics: Bioenergy crops, climate and ecosystems in the UK 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Deadline passed
(Mon 1st May 2017)
This project will investigate one potential method for reducing climate change: the use of bioenergy crops with carbon capture and storage. The key question is: What are the impacts of bioenergy crops on climate, food, energy, and water in the UK?
Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Postgraduate Research Home/EU - Full tuition fees, stipend and research allowance. International - full fees plus research allowance Deadline passed
(Tue 2nd May 2017)
22 fully funded scholarships are available to current University of Exeter students progressing to postgraduate research programmes in 2017.
PhD Studentship in Offshore Energy: Design optimisation of floating offshore wind turbins 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Deadline passed
(Wed 3rd May 2017)
This PhD work will focus aim to optimize the design of wind turbine rotor and tower enhancing coupled aerodynamic and structural models for floating offshore wind applications; enabling resilience in design to address extend life time combined with an enhanced energy yield.
International Summer School High Achieving Student Award 500 There is no application for this award. You will be automatically considered. An opportunity for international students with a GPA equivalent of 3.5 and above to receive scholarship funding towards a course of their choice during the International Summer School
CEMPS funded PhD Studentship in Minerals Engineering: Analysis of the role of water and development of novel water reduction technology in flotation processing 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Deadline passed
(Sun 14th May 2017)
PhD funding is available to investigate the role of water and develop novel water reduction technology in flotation processing. The sustainable development of the resources industry is a major challenge and reducing water consumption in the mineral industry can make a major contribution to this. The aim of this research project will be to develop novel technologies to significantly reduce water usage in flotation processing.
College/Met Office CASE funded PhD Studentship in Mathematics: Modelling Vegetation Demography, Disturbance, and Carbon Storage in Forests 3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Deadline passed
(Wed 24th May 2017)
The aim of this PhD studentship is to produce improved projections of future changes in the land carbon sink under climate change, accounting for changes in forest demography associated with land-use and tree mortality. It is a CASE studentship with the Met Office.
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