E4 Doctoral Training Partnership

Welcome to the E4 Doctoral Training Partnership

The Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment Doctoral Training Partnership (E4 DTP), led by the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh, is funded by NERC to recruit and train 5 cohorts of PhD students annually between 2019 and 2023.


Find out more about the E4 DTP's offer and setting. 

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We have more than 130 PhD projects on offer, which cover a wide range of research areas and disciplines within NERC remit.


Applications for 2019/20 intake are now closed.

Look up our current DTP students

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