PhD project at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland

The PhD project – – is on hydraulic fracturing, combining experimental work and numerical simulations. It will be funded by the NERC CDT (Centre for Doctoral Training in Oil and Gas).

There is a common deadline of 31st January 2015 for applications to the NERC CDT projects across all institutions. Interviews will be held in February – March 2015 and candidates who are offered a project must convey their decision regarding that offer to the relevant institution by 10 a.m. on Wednesday 18th March, 2015.

There is a restriction in terms of the applicants: s/he should come from the UK.

Details of eligibility for NERC studentships can be found in the Research Councils UK Training Grants Terms and Conditions document available at

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