PhD Projects

Our CGE PhD projects have all been recruited for and are currently underway. There will not be any more PhD opportunities for this round of funding (from 2014 to the year 2020). However, if you're still interested in gaining a postgraduate qualification through research, and being paid to do so, please see our current Masters Projects. If you would like to hear from some of our previous researchers about their experiences, why not check out our Case Studies?
There are also PhD by Research opportunities available with our partner project Recirculate. Please see our Recirculate page for more details.

Join the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

At the heart of the Centre are people who are researching, developing and innovating to address global challenges, including energy, water, natural capital, resource efficiency, food, and waste, to deliver economic, social and environmental benefits. Launched in 2012 the Centre and has won two national awards for its ground breaking approach to sustainable R&D and knowledge exchange.

 

Why Lancaster University?

Lancaster University is ranked among the top ten universities in the UK. We have invested over £450m into our campus in the last ten years, including our new Engineering building, the refurbishment of the Library, Physics and Chemistry facilities and a £20m sports centre and facilities, with a further £135m investment planned. We’re great for nurturing talent and links with industry; we’ve over 5000 successful partnerships with businesses. We’re global, with a huge number of research links around the world which provide exciting opportunities for our students, and we’re collegiate, providing you with a supportive student environment.

Lancaster University’s Centre for Global Eco-Innovation manages the Low Carbon Lancashire Innovation Hub (LoCaL-i), part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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"The facilities are second to none and the research quality is high. I have produced a PhD in an area of study I am very passionate in... my research has such a technical edge I never imagined it could have. My expenses covered my travel to Iceland - it really has been absolutely incredible to work out there. I don’t feel I can put a price on the experience I’ve had!"

Rebecca Burns, Researcher with Isoprime

"I was interested in an industry-focused PhD because it would allow me to contribute to fundamental science research, alongside seeing a direct real-world impact of my work. It was exciting to be able to be a part of a unique scheme and I am certain having this collaborative experience will be of a great advantage to my career!"

Stephanie Bryan, Researcher with Arcis Biotechnology Limited