News – EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy – 10 CDT PhD Scholarships available

Deadline for applications  – 31st January 2015

With climate change presenting the greatest global challenge of our time, the search is on for alternatives to fossil fuels. Bioenergy from wood, wastes and energy crops is a major renewable energy source. However, there are complex challenges concerning sustainability, food security, biodiversity, technical performance and cost effectiveness. The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Bioenergy aims to address these challenges by training outstanding research students in a broad multidisciplinary programme encompassing core engineering, climate science, economics and policy.

 The programme incorporates: taught MSc modules and longer team projects within an Integrated PhD/MSc; a PhD research project accessing world-leading facilities and supervision; extensive professional skills training including an industrial placement. UK students are eligible for a full award: fees paid + tax-free stipend at standard Research Council rates (approx. £14,000 in Session 2015/16) + allowances for consumables and travel.

Closing date for applications: 31st January 2015.

Click here to contact the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy 

For more information. www.bioenergy.leeds.ac.uk