Skills

Studentships

We have trained 100s of PhD students in projects ranging from forestry to understanding climate variability.

NCEO is recognised internationally for its high-quality research. We can host MPhil and PhD students either within a constituent research group or as a CASE partner.

UK students can apply for PhD places with NCEO through the following:

Scenario DTP frequently advertises studentships, including some with NCEO CASE funding.

Centa provides doctoral research training in Earth and Environmental Sciences

The University of Leicester offers PhD studentships in Earth Observation with the School of Physics and Astronomy.

International PhD students, and home and Masters students can apply for a PhD through the following universities:

  • Imperial College London
  • Kings College London
  • Plymouth Marine Laboratory
  • Swansea University
  • University College London
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Reading
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Surrey
Job Opportunities and Studentships
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Student Title Institution Status Title Details
Matilda Pimlott Modelling European air quality in the satellite era University of Leeds, funded by PANORAMA NERC DTP (Leeds/Hull/York) In progress: October 2019 - Matilda Pimlott
In progress: October 2019 -
Modelling European air quality in the satellite era
University of Leeds, funded by PANORAMA NERC DTP (Leeds/Hull/York)
Daniel Ayers Combining data assimilation and machine learning to estimate model error University of Reading. EPSRC-funded, affiliated to SCENARIO DTP In progress: October 2019 - Daniel Ayers
In progress: October 2019 -
Combining data assimilation and machine learning to estimate model error
University of Reading. EPSRC-funded, affiliated to SCENARIO DTP
Wanxin Yang New approaches to measuring forest structure combining 3D measurements across scales with machine learning approaches University College London. Supervisor: Mat Disney (NCEO UCL) In progress: October 2018 Wanxin Yang
In progress: October 2018
New approaches to measuring forest structure combining 3D measurements across scales with machine learning approaches
University College London. Supervisor: Mat Disney (NCEO UCL)
Dan Orr Satellite Observations of CO2 in support of the Paris Agreement for Emission Reduction University of Leicester CENTA DTP. Supervisor: Hartmut Boesch (NCEO Leicester); Co-Supervisors: Robert Parker (NCEO Leicester); Joshua Vande Hey (Leicester) In progress: October 2019 - Dan Orr
In progress: October 2019 -
Satellite Observations of CO2 in support of the Paris Agreement for Emission Reduction
University of Leicester CENTA DTP. Supervisor: Hartmut Boesch (NCEO Leicester); Co-Supervisors: Robert Parker (NCEO Leicester); Joshua Vande Hey (Leicester)
Marie Shaylor Diagnosing dust-climate interactions in observations to test Earth System Models Imperial College London, Grantham SSCP with Met Office CASE funding. Supervisors: Helen Brindley (NCEO Imperial); Alistair Sellar (Met Office) In progress: October 2019 - Marie Shaylor
In progress: October 2019 -
Diagnosing dust-climate interactions in observations to test Earth System Models
Imperial College London, Grantham SSCP with Met Office CASE funding. Supervisors: Helen Brindley (NCEO Imperial); Alistair Sellar (Met Office)
Alex Merrington Mapping biodiversity from remote sensing University of Edinburgh E4 DTP. Supervisors: Mat Williams (NCEO Edinburgh); Alfy Gathorne-Hardy (Edinburgh); Jon Hiller (Edinburgh In progress: September 2019 - Alex Merrington
In progress: September 2019 -
Mapping biodiversity from remote sensing
University of Edinburgh E4 DTP. Supervisors: Mat Williams (NCEO Edinburgh); Alfy Gathorne-Hardy (Edinburgh); Jon Hiller (Edinburgh
Devon Francis Bias correction of satellite data for data assimilation University of Reading SCENARIO DTP. Supervisors Alison Fowler (NCEO Reading) and Amos Lawless (NCEO Reading) In progress: October 2019 - Devon Francis
In progress: October 2019 -
Bias correction of satellite data for data assimilation
University of Reading SCENARIO DTP. Supervisors Alison Fowler (NCEO Reading) and Amos Lawless (NCEO Reading)
Nicholas Williams Arctic sea-ice reduction: gaining new knowledge from data assimilation University of Reading SCENARIO DTP, supervisor D Feltham (CPOM - co-funded); NCEO supervisor P J Van Leeuwen (co-funded) In progress: January 2019 - Nicholas Williams
In progress: January 2019 -
Arctic sea-ice reduction: gaining new knowledge from data assimilation
University of Reading SCENARIO DTP, supervisor D Feltham (CPOM - co-funded); NCEO supervisor P J Van Leeuwen (co-funded)
Antonio Bruno Investigating the trace gas emissions of biomass burning in the Earth system University of Leicester CENTA DTP; supervisor J Harrison. NCEO CASE supervisor M Chipperfield, University of Leeds In progress: October 2019 - Antonio Bruno
In progress: October 2019 -
Investigating the trace gas emissions of biomass burning in the Earth system
University of Leicester CENTA DTP; supervisor J Harrison. NCEO CASE supervisor M Chipperfield, University of Leeds