Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership (EPSRC DTP) PhD Studentships

The University of Exeter EPSRC DTP (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership) is offering up to 15 fully funded doctoral studentships for 2019/20 entry. Students will be given sector-leading training and development with outstanding facilities and resources. The EPSRC DTP studentships will be offered across the whole of EPSRC’s remit, with projects at the interface of disciplines and collaborations with users where appropriate. Studentships will be awarded to outstanding applicants, the distribution will be overseen by the University’s EPSRC Strategy Group in partnership with the Doctoral College.

The University of Exeter stimulates, supports and sustains a vibrant research and intellectual environment, across and between disciplines for postgraduate and early career researchers.  We have invested £350 million pounds in Science and Engineering since 2008 and we are one of the fastest growing and fastest rising research intensive universities in the UK1.  We were ranked 16th out of 134 universities in the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) and 98% of our research is rated as being of international quality by REF2014.

The terms and conditions of training grants provide the framework for EPSRC DTPs and are available from the UKRI website along the the Training Grant Guide.

Research themes and how to apply are detailed below.

1Between 2006/7 – 2015/16, the University saw the greatest rise in research income compared to all other Russell Group universities

Computer Science

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Social and Behavioural Life and Environmental Science

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