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Durham University

Ice Sheets and Sea Level

Postgraduate Physical Geography Topics

Here is a list of potential postgraduate studentship topics associated with this cluster. Clicking on a topic will take you to a short project description, including the supervisors. Please contact the supervisors for more information.

For a full list of project ideas across physical geography see our Postgraduate Opportunities page.

Durham is part of the NERC funded IAPETUS partnership including the Universities of Glasgow, Newcastle, St Andrews and Stirling along with the British Geological Survey and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

These are the IAPETUS-2 PhD offered by staff in Durham, which may obtain IAPETUS funding. For the full list of IAPETUS projects, please visit the IAPETUS website.

Applicants should contact the project supervisors in the first instance, or Kathy Wood (

The deadline for 2019 applications is now closed, below is a list of the studentships that were available for 2019.