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The Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment (ACCE) partnership is offering 6 competition funded PhD projects with supervisors based at The University of Sheffield.

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WRoCAH studentships

The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is offering over 50 AHRC studentships this year to candidates with a place for doctoral study at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield or York.

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ESRC White Rose DTP opportunities

Our students are part of a research environment in which postgraduates can thrive. See our scholarship opportunities to learn more about PhD funding for 2017/18 entry.

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Geography at Sheffield

Find out more about postgraduate study at the Department of Geography from our course director and current students.

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How to apply

Contact one of our academics to supervise your research and assist with your application. View guidance on writing and submitting your research proposal.

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Funding your PhD

View funded projects administered by Research Councils UK, scholarships, funding opportunities and fees.

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