We advertize any funded studentships on this page, so please check regularly for up-dates. We have access to a small number of Research Council (BBSRC/NERC/ESRC/EPSRC) studentships each year that are allocated on a competitive basis. In addition, we have had success in developing collaborative PhD studentships with external funding bodies including the GWCT, DEFRA, Dairy Co etc. However, attracting funding for a PhD is not trivial.

We encourage students who wish to work in this area to contact us directly. Please be aware that we receive many such applications, so to make yours stand out, please consider putting together a 1-2 page summary covering: your conceptual research interests, the specific question that you would like to tackle, a suitable study system to pursue this question, and some outline methods you may use in pursuit of the question.

Find out about about available PhD studentships.