About the CDT

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and Resilience

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60 PhD Students to be funded over the next five years for UK and EU students. You will:


Tackle critical issues associated with our water infrastructure to make them more resilient to the effects of:

  • climate change
  • population growth
  • changing water quality
  • regulatory pressures


Develop solutions that consider the complexity of water infrastructure through whole systems thinking


Work on PhD projects that have been co-created with end-user partners

If you are interested in a unique PhD experience read on....

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Study at one of three top universities for water research


Undertake an industrial placement & an overseas placement


Hands on training using large scale experimental facilities


Receive a stipend of £19,000 per year (with Fees paid) for eligible students (UK and EU)

Why this CDT.....

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  • Access to outstanding, world leading experimental facilities: www.ukcric.com
  • Develop multi-disciplinary skills
  • Deliver cutting edge research with industry partners
  • Develop effective communication strategies to disseminate your research


WIRe - why our cdt

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum equivalent to a UK upper second class degree (2.1) and preferably an MSc in a relevant subject

Funding

You will receive an annual stipend of £19,000 per year, with fees fully covered. Funding for placements will be covered subject to supervisor approval

Student Experience

This 4 year PhD will include opportunities and training not included in a typical PhD programme, including an induction semester and annual events.

How to apply

You will apply for a specific project through the host university. Details on the available PhDs can be found through the button below, including a link to the application page.