SAgE Doctoral Training Awards, The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, Newcastle University, UK

Publish Date: Oct 13, 2015

Deadline: Jan 22, 2016

SAgE Doctoral Training Awards, The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering

The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering is now inviting applications from outstanding UK/EU and International students for our 2016 Doctoral Training Awards.

We have at least 27 funded Doctoral Training Awards available for 2016 entry. Each award:

  • is worth £18,500 per year
  • will contribute towards PhD tuition fees and living costs (and cover these costs in full for UK/EU students)
  • is available for a maximum of four years
  • has a total value of £74,000

Research Themes

If successful, you will be funded to work alongside other researchers on a PhD research project in one of our 11 strategic research themes. 

These themes are:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cloud Computing for Big Data
  • Earth Systems Engineering and Science
  • Enabling Science and Technology
  • Energy
  • Food Security and Ecology
  • Human-Computer Interaction and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Materials
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Synthetic Biology

Join our DTA community

With about 1000 research students, we have a strong research culture and a thriving research student community. As a DTA scholar, you will share your experiences and your research with our 2014 and 2015 DTA cohorts at dedicated induction and other events. Learn more about our other DTA scholars.

We offer the highest standards of research training, with opportunities for you to develop technical excellence in your chosen discipline as well as personal skills to help enhance your professional effectiveness.

Research training will be provided within your research group and through our Faculty researcher development programme, designed to broaden your awareness of the research landscape and to support your transition from doctoral student to independent researcher.

How to apply

Application is simple. Find the DTA project that interests you and apply for it via the on-line admissions portal. You must quote the DTA project reference number in your application. Provide a current CV, your transcripts, a two page cover letter explaining why we should select you for your chosen project, and details for two referees.

Potential DTA projects will be launched on this website in early November. The deadline for applications is 22nd January 2016.

We particularly encourage applications from women.

Contact for enquiries

Questions regarding the scheme should be sent to Carolyn Grounsell:

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