Staff vacancies

We are interested to hear from anyone interested in pursuing postdoctoral research within the team and applying for funding through NERC, the Royal Society and the EU.

PhD studentships

The closing date for applications for PhDs starting in October 2017 has now passed. However, if you are interested in applying for a PhD with us please get in contact with one of our academic staff or research staff  via the contact information on the team page. The PhD projects starting in October 2018 will be advertised in October 2017.

If you would like to see type of PhD projects we offer you can find the 2017 projects along with information about doing a PhD at the Open University by following this link.

We are part of the CENTA doctoral training partnership.

Work experience/student placements

From time to time we are able to offer work experience and student placements working as part of the research team at the Open University in Milton Keynes, UK.  These are suitable for sixth form students either interested in studying science at university level or as research experience during a bachelor's degree.

We will be offering projects in 2018 through the Nuffield Research Placement scheme for Schools and Colleges. Please get in touch with your nearest regional coordinator for the application process.