Your world is changing and you can make a difference. In Geology we have a thriving community of PhD students that are addressing the big issues of the 21st century like climate change, resource depletion, geohazards and biodiversity loss.
We are part of the NERC Doctoral Training Partnership, CENTA, and have world-leading research groups in:
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We recruit about ten PhD students per year and these are funded from a variety of scholarships. Geology at Leicester is a truly cosmopolitan place and together with Home- and EU-nationals, we recruit PhD researchers from all over the world. Recent students have come from Pakistan, China, Mexico and Nigeria.
We welcome proposals for your own PhD topic - see our:
- Research Pages
- Staff interested in your proposed area of research.
- and contact the named supervisor if you have further enquiries.
Our PhD researchers go on to successful careers in academia, industry and research institutes.