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 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.
- Currently available studentships and contact the named supervisor if you have further enquiries.
Our PhD researchers go on to successful careers in academia, industry and research institutes.