PhD positions available

12 month MPhil Research Studentship.

Project: Sediment deposition and it's biological impacts from headwater tributaries to the river Welland.

For further details please see link below and contact:   Professor David Harper

MPhil Research Studentship


Funded PhD studentships

Unfortunately there are no funded scholarships available at this time.


External scholarship or self-funded PhD studentships

There are opportunities in all our laboratories for PhD students able to bring their own funding and interested applicants should contact potential supervisors to discuss projects. Self-funded students need either scholarship funding or be self funded to cover their own living expenses and University of Leicester fees (see fees and funding).

Please also see currently advertised PhD positions within the Department on

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