ESRC funded PhD studentships at the Tyndall Centre, UEA

ESRC funding is now available for full or part-time PhDs (+3) or integrated Masters+PhD (1+3) studentships in the Tyndall Centre at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK, as part of the South-East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Doctoral Training Partnership.


These studentships, which are awarded on a competitive basis, provide funding to cover both fees and a stipend (currently £14,553), subject to meeting ESRC residential eligibility requirements.


Studentships are awarded on the basis of the academic excellence of both the candidate and the research proposal.

If you are interested in applying and would like an informal discussion, please contact one of the supervisors listed below.

Further details about studying for a research degree in the School of Environmental Sciences at UEA (a member of the SeNSS consortium) see here.


The deadline for applications is: 21 January 2018



Further details:

The Tyndall Centre bring together social and natural scientists who are working to develop sustainable responses to climate change. We work not just within the research community, but also with business leaders, policy advisors, the media and the wider public. The Centre’s mission is to be an internationally recognised source of high quality and integrated climate-change research, and to exert a seminal influence on the design and achievability of the long-term strategic objectives of climate policy.

The Tyndall Centre offers a highly supportive and stimulating research environment in which you be able to study climate change.  Working alongside both very experienced and early career researchers, you will have access to unrivalled specialist expertise on climate change mitigation and adaptation. You will gain an array of transferable skills to enhance your employability, including how to network, secure funding and communicate with the media and policy makers.


Students wishing to study at Tyndall UEA, and who meet the ESRC’s eligibility requirements may apply for the following pathways: Human Geography; Political Science and International Studies; Science, Technology and Sustainability.


To see some examples of PhD projects that could be undertaken within the Tyndall Centre see below, or click here:

Alternatively, if you have your own idea(s) and would like to discuss them, please contact a relevant faculty member in Tyndall UEA or if in doubt email Alfie Kirk.