Doctoral Training Partnerships 1 - NERC

Through Doctoral Training Partnerships 1 (DTP1), funding for 240 notional studentships was awarded per annum for five NERC-funded studentship cohort intakes into the DTPs from October 2014.

This funding supports the students’ stipends, fees and Research Training Support Grant and allows for training opportunities to develop the technical skills, professional skills and experience of students at each DTP. Each DTP must ensure, over the five years of student starts, that 30% of their total NERC-funded studentships are CASE (collaborative) studentships.

DTP1s are no longer accepting new intake of students.

Partnerships currently holding NERC DTP1 funding

IAPETUS
Durham University, Newcastle University, University of Glasgow, University of Stirling and University of St Andrews

Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet
Imperial College

Envision
Lancaster University, Bangor University and University of Nottingham

London NERC DTP
University College London, Birkbeck University of London, Brunel University London, King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London and Royal Holloway University of London

CENTA
University of Birmingham, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, The Open University and University of Warwick

GW4+ DTP
University of Bristol, University of Exeter, Cardiff University and University of Bath

The Cambridge NERC Earth Systems Science DTP
University of Cambridge

EnvEast
University of East Anglia, University of Essex and University of Kent

E3: Edinburgh Earth & Environment DTP
University of Edinburgh

Spheres DTP
University of Leeds, University of York

Manchester & Liverpool DTP
University of Manchester, University of Liverpool

NERC Oxford DTP in Environmental Research
University of Oxford

SCENARIO
University of Reading, University of Surrey

ACCE
University of Sheffield, University of Liverpool, University of York

SPITFIRE
University of Southampton

Last updated: 15 November 2021

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