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Water Infrastructure and Resilience (WIRe) CDT

Water Infrastructure and Resilience (WIRe) CDT

WIRe EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and Resilience

This Programme is no longer open to applications

Please see here for new 2021 fully funded PhD opportunities

60 PhD Students are to be funded over the next five years. Minimum entry requirements equivalent to a UK upper second class degree (2.1) and preferably an MSc in a relevant subject.

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 and 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
  • undertake an industrial placement and an overseas placement
  • receive 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)

WIRe Programme Handbook 2019-20 (PDF: 2.6MB)

Why this CDT?

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

CDT WIRe website: https://cdtwire.com/

Researchers