Agri-food related research is a part of 13 RCUK-funded DTP/CDTs currently running across the N8 universities. These are listed below and further information on these training programmes can be found on their respective websites. If you know of additional N8 doctoral training programmes that are relevant to agri-food please let us know.

BBSRC Newcastle Liverpool Durham Doctoral Training Partnership

Our partnership provides an opportunity for the next generation of young researchers to address outstanding scientific questions in the biosciences.

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BBSRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership in Mechanistic Biology and its Strategic Application

This Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) brings together the research of the world-class molecular and cellular bioscience centres at the White Rose universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.

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Leeds York NERC Doctoral Training Partnership Site for PhD Training in Environmental Research (SPHERES)

Our NERC DTP spans the science of Earth’s atmosphere, geosphere and biosphere. It is hosted by five academic departments at the University of Leeds and one at the University of York.

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NERC Manchester and Liverpool Doctoral Training Partnership - Understanding the Earth, Atmosphere and Ocean

2018 Projects will be advertised in September. Previous years projects are still showing to give you an idea of the topics available.

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NERC IAPETUS Doctoral Training Programme

IAPETUS is a partnership that joins the leading research universities of Durham, Glasgow, Newcastle, St Andrews and Stirling.

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NERC Doctoral Training Programme - Adapting to Challenges of a changing environment (ACCE)

ACCE is a partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Liverpool and York, and the NERC’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH).

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NERC/BBSRC Soils Training and Research Studentships (STARS)

Funded by NERC and BBSRC, the STARS Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) is an exciting consortium of 8 organizations.

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ESRC/BBSRC Soc-B Centre for Doctoral Training in Biosocial Research

We are seeking bright, motivated applicants to join the first cohort of students in the new Soc-B Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT).

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ESRC Data Analytics and Society Centre for Doctoral Training

Data Analytics and Society is an ESRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training which will provide postgraduate research and training for 52 students across 4 Universities.

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ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership

The North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP) is a consortium of the Universities of Keele, Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester.

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ESRC Doctoral Training in Social Sciences in the North East and Northern Ireland

NINE DTP is an exciting new collaboration between seven universities producing world-class research across the full range of social science disciplines.

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ESRC White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership

The DTP delivers excellent supervision, first class training and a vibrant intellectual environment for postgraduate research students.

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