Doctoral Training Partnerships 1

Through Doctoral Training Partnerships 1 (DTP1), funding for 240 notional studentships was awarded each year 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

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

Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet
Imperial College

Lancaster University, Bangor University and University of Nottingham

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

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

University of Bristol, University of Exeter, Cardiff University and University of Bath

The Cambridge NERC Earth Systems Science DTP
University of Cambridge

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

E3: Edinburgh Earth & Environment DTP
The University of Edinburgh

Spheres DTP
University of Leeds, University of York

Manchester & Liverpool DTP
The University of Manchester, University of Liverpool

NERC Oxford DTP in Environmental Research
University of Oxford

University of Reading, University of Surrey

The University of Sheffield, University of Liverpool, University of York

University of Southampton

Last updated: 14 August 2023

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