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Durham University

Department of Geography

News Archive

Department Success as Part of AHRC and NERC Doctoral Training Partnerships

(21 November 2013)

We are part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership (together with Newcastle and Queen’s Belfast), that will provide up to £11.2M for PhD training over the next five years. If you are interested in a PhD supported by this route, please contact our Human Geography PhD Admissions Tutor, Professor Gavin Bridge (

The Natural Environment Research Council has also announced the success of our IAPETUS Doctoral Training Partnership, together with Newcastle, Glasgow, St Andrews, Stirling, BGS and CEH. IAPETUS will provide £5M to support joint PhD projects between these institutions. Full details will be announced on the faculty IAPETUS Doctoral Training Partnership page, and if you are interested in a PhD following this route, please contact our Physical Geography Admissions Tutor, Dr Jerry Lloyd (