Fully funded PhD positions
Durham University or Loughborough University, , United Kingdom
Apply before: 11 December 2023

It’s PhD application season in the UK once again. Please see below for details of 3 projects working on a variety of processes across multiple scales in upland/mountain landscapes. Please share with any potential students who may be interested.
  1. “Tipping the balance: quantifying physical and chemical drivers of bedrock channel erosion”. With Lizzie Dingle, Derek Fabel, Jeff Warburton, Helen Mackay and Edwin Baynes. Based at Durham University. Funding through IAPETUS DTP. Project link here:
  2. “The Lake District Legacy: Tracking and tracing past, present and future delivery of contaminated sediment from historic mining headwater catchments”. With Jeff Warburton, Mark Kincey and Edwin Baynes. Based at Durham University. Funding through IAPETUS DTP. Project link:
  3. “Landscape recovery following Extreme Events: Morphodynamic timescales in the face of a changing climate”. With Edwin Baynes, Matthew Baddock and Daniel Parsons. Based at Loughborough University. Funding through CENTA DTP. Project link:

These projects are all fully funded (fees, stipend, research training and support grant) through competitive NERC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership studentships, and are open to both UK and International applicants. Please see the links for more information about the projects and the application process, and feel free to get in touch with the supervisor teams to discuss in more detail.

Best wishes,

Dr Edwin Baynes
Geography and Environment, Loughborough University

Of interest for:
  • Terrestrial Working Group
  • Hydrology Focus Research Group