There are now 61 PhD students completing research related to forested landscapes, 14 of which are working on research directly linked to the BIFoR FACE facility. Details of the projects underway are available on our Doctoral Research page.
BIFoR advertise doctoral research opportunities through the year. Opportunities are also listed on the University of Birmingham Doctoral ReSEARCHer Database and FindAPhD. Did you know there is now a new "Forestry" filter?
Opportunities arise annually through the Central England NERC Training Alliance (CENTA) CENTA is a consortium of Universities and research institutes that are working together to provide excellence in doctoral research training. Funded by The Natural Environment Research Council. CENTA is a consortium of Universities and research institutes that are working together to provide excellence in doctoral research training. Funded by The Natural Environment Research Council. New opportunities are being advertised now. The forested landscape positions are:
CENTA PhD studenships related to trees currently available are listed below and many more are advertised on the CENTA website.
The Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership Doctoral Programme
Forest Edge Doctoral Scholarship programme
The Forest Edge Doctoral Scholarship programme offered 18 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships at the University of Birmingham. This Scholarship programme is no longer available, however our Forest Edge Training Programme continues and anyone new to the University who is completing research related to trees, woodlands and forests has the opportunity to join our monthly training sessions. Students choosing to become involved in the Forest Edge programme, benefit from engaging with an interdisciplinary group of students for knowledge sharing and training.
Dual Award with University of Western Sydney
BIFoR has opportunities for Dual Award PhDs with the University of Western Sydney. The latest opportunities have just recently closed but future opportunities will be listed here. Academic staff from BIFoR and University of Western Sydney will work together to develop projects and identify potential supervisors from each institution. Students can split their research between BIFoR FACE and EucFACE.