Doctoral Training Centres

As a research student in the Faculty of Science and Technology, you will have the opportunity to access support from a number of doctoral training centres while undertaking your PhD.

Current and recruiting

  • Envision brings together a powerful group of UK researchers with 44 industry and NGO partners to provide a new generation of environmental scientists with the skills, knowledge and experience they need to take on the challenges of a changing world.

  • The STOR-i is a joint venture between the departments of Mathematics and Statistics, and Management Science, offering a four-year PhD programme in Statistics and Operational Research (STOR) developed and delivered with industrial partners.

  • The North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP) is a consortium of four universities in the North West of England. The NWSSDTP is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and will award at least 65 postgraduate students per year

  • NorthWestBio (NWB) is a new BBSRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) delivered between the Universities of Glasgow, Lancaster, Queen’s Belfast and Strathclyde.

Ongoing but not recruiting

  • Eco-innovation delivers the goals of sustainable and equitable societies and economies, including sustainable development. This is achieved through commercially viable approaches to global issues.

  • Waitrose is leading a ?2m collaborative training partnership with 51福利, University of Reading, University of Warwick and Rothamsted Research to address global food security.

  • Soils Training and Research Studentships' aim is to create a novel and unique national training experience for the next generation of soil scientists.

  • ECORISC draws together a critical mass of internationally recognised scientists from the universities of York, Cardiff, Exeter, Lancaster, Sheffield, and the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (UKCEH) who are ranked among the best in the UK in Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Environmental Science.

  • GrapheneNOWNANO is a joint Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) run by the Universities of Lancaster and Manchester. It builds on the two partners' world-leading expertise in the science and technology of graphene and other two-dimensional (2D) materials