Through our long term research commitment to deliver innovation across strategically important industry sectors, Fera offer a range of PhD studentships to grow the specialist skills base required within the agrifood sector.
Fera founded the Institute for Agri-Food and Innovation (IAFRI) with Newcastle University to house targeted post graduate research programmes. World-leading research activities at IAFRI made relevant by industry experts enables Fera to develop extensive new solutions, techniques, skills and best practices in agrifood and environment. Fera Science Ltd has an excellent and long-standing track record of supporting PhD studentships.
Working with our extensive network of academic partners, we have for many decades co-sponsored between 20-30 studentships a year.
100% tuition fees at UK/EU rate plus an annual stipend of £14,553 (subject to Research Council UK increase for 2018/19 entry). Successful non-EU international students will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees.
Number of awards - 6
September 2018 for three years
Closing date is midnight on Saturday 31 March 2018 (BST). Interviews will take place during April/May 2018.
Six studentships are available (from 10 projects) based on IAFRI’s current studentship themes.
You will be based at either Newcastle University or Fera Science Ltd in York.
Sponsor IAFRI (A joint venture between Fera Science Ltd and Newcastle University)
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