REPS 2018

This year these are the four placements that are being advertised:

(please click on the title of the project for more information)
Uncovering a hidden oceanic pathway using numerical particle tracking experiments

British Antarctic Survey

Lead supervisor: Dr Dan Jones

Email address: dannes@bas.ac.uk

The variable shape of Antarctica

British Antarctic Survey

Lead supervisor: Dr Max Holloway

Email address:  maxllo15@bas.ac.uk

Thermal ecology of ground-nesting bumble bees or exactly where does the bee suck?

University of Exeter

Lead supervisor: James Cresswell

Email address: j.e.cresswell@ex.ac.uk

Decision-Making in a Social Network Context

University of Exeter

Lead Supervisor: Dr Lauren Brent

Email address: L.J.N.Brent@exeter.ac.uk

Student Eligibility
  • Be studying for an undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline outside of NERC’s  scientific remit (e.g. mathematics, statistics, computing, engineering, physics).
  • Be applying for a placement in a different department to their undergraduate degree.
  • Be undertaking their first undergraduate degree studies (or integrated Masters).
  • Be expected to obtain a first or upper second class UK honours degree
  • Be eligible for subsequent NERC PhD funding (i.e. UK, EU or right to remain in the UK).

How to apply

Students should submit their application directly to their chosen project supervisor submitting a CV (no more than 2 pages) plus reference contact details (no need for full reference at this stage), transcripts and a brief covering letter (1 page).The deadline for applications is noon on the 31 May 2018.

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