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GW4+ DTP triumphs at Environment YES competition!

The GW4+ DTP celebrates the success of two of its teams at the Environment YES competition, an innovative scheme aimed at increasing entrepreneurial awareness in the environmental science community.  Teams from across the UK put forward their business solutions to current environmental problems in front of a panel of industry experts for the chance to win a […]

The DTP’s first Autumn School

The DTP ran its first Autumn School at Dartington Hall in Devon where our first year researchers were introduced to theory and research methods in each of the three research themes of Solid Earth, Living World and Changing Planet. The aim of the school was to promote understanding between the NERC disciplines and encourage interdisciplinary […]

Palm Solutions make it through to the EnvironmentYES final in December

Another sucess for the NERC GW4+ DTP as another one of our teams makes it through to the EnvironmentYES final!  Rob Yarlett from Palm Solutions, described his team’s experience for us. “After the success of our GW4+ colleagues, BPS, in Nottingham, it’s fair to say that we felt under pressure entering the Syngenta heat of […]

EnvironmentYES – Nottingham Heat

Between October 7th and 9th, 2 NERC GW4 DTP teams – BPS (BioPhosphate Solutions) and RubberRecover competed in the first Environment YES heat in Nottingham and BPS managed to win a spot in the London final.  The two teams conmprised of 2nd year students from across the GW4+ DTP (BPS – Moya MacDonald, James Crosby, Michael Cooper, Emily […]


Orientation Event 2015

The new cohort has arrived! The GW4+ DTP welcomes a new cohort of 44 students to start on a new set of PhD projects. Over 3 days at the Eden Project in Cornwall, the students were introduced to the DTP partnership, the programme and its research, and were introduced to one another for the first […]


Showcasing NERC science at Bath

University of Bath hosted a networking dinner in the Bath Spa Hotel, hosted by Professor Sue Wonnacott, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and the Bath lead in the GW4+ DTP, on Thursday 9th July, for academics, students and guests from a range of organisations with interests in NERC science.  Academics from seven departments across the […]

Fundamentals of EPMA Course

Cost: £250  The University of Bristol will be holding a 3.5 day course in the Fundamentals of Electron Probe Microanalysis (EPMA) from 7- 10 September 2015. World-leading analysts from the Universities of Bristol, Oxford, Leeds and Cambridge will lead the course; sharing their expertise to provide training and networking opportunities. It is a graduate level […]

NERC GW4+ DTP Associate Partners Event and Innovation Training

Our Associate Partner event, held on the 7th January 2015 at the Victoria Rooms in  Bristol,marked the first concrete step towards establishing strong relationships between GW4+ DTP research and its end-users. Bringing together our new cohort of students and 16 of our 24 Associate Partners from the worlds of industry, policy and legislation, environmental research and public […]

NERC GW4+ DTP represented at the GW4 Launch Event, Wales Millennium Centre

Following the House of Commons event at the end of October, GW4 marked their official launch in Wales with an evening at the Wales Millennium Centre on 25th November 2014. Several students from the NERC GW4+ DTP attended the event, which provided them with an opportunity to speak to other GW4 partners, industrial partners and […]

NERC GW4+ DTP represented at the GW4 Launch Event, Houses of Parliament

Following an official invitation from the Baroness Randerson and the Vice-Chancellors of the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter, a group of NERC GW4+ DTP students attended the GW4 Launch Event in the Terrace Pavilion of the House of Commons on 29th October 2014. The event celebrated the first 18 months of successful collaboration […]

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