DurhamARCTIC is a doctoral training and research centre at Durham University, funded by a grant from the Leverhulme Trust to support Interdisciplinary Understanding for a Changing Arctic.

Over the next five years, DurhamARCTIC will be admitting and graduating 15 PhD students across the full range of academic disciplines, from the humanities through physical sciences. DurhamARCTIC Students receive a complete funding package that covers all fees at the UK/EU rate as well as providing an additional stipend and research funds. Note that the application deadline for students wishing to enter in Autumn 2019 is January 15, 2019.

DurhamARCTIC students are admitted into any doctoral programme, in any of the University's three faculties: Arts & Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences & Health. In addition to providing fee waivers, a maintenance stipend at the standard Research Council UK rate, and financial support for research and conference attendance, DurhamARCTIC provides a number of opportunities for interdisciplinary education including colloquia, summer schools, and an integrated residential community for programme students. DurhamARCTIC students enrol at Durham in three cohorts, with intakes in Autumn 2018, 2019 and 2020.

This call is for anyone considering pursuing a PhD on an Arctic topic.

Click here for details on the application process.