We are advertising for a funded PhD studentship on ‘Validating next-generation biophysical and metocean monitoring techniques for offshore renewable energy‘ with a deadline for applications of 12:00 BST 30 November 2023. The project is supervised by Dr Benjamin Williamson (UHI), Professor Beth Scott (University of Aberdeen) and Dr Thomas Culverhouse (Sonardyne). Please get in touch with Dr Benjamin Williamson to discuss the project or with any questions.
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How to apply
Submit a CV and cover letter, outlining your motivation and suitability for the project to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 BST 30 November 2023. Informal enquiries are welcome.
UHI entry requirements apply https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/research-enterprise/grad-school/how-to-apply/
The project is funded by the ETP Energy Industry Doctorate Programme, co-funded by UHI and Sonardyne, and includes an additional £277k in-kind commitment of equipment, software and engineering support.
The 3.5-year studentship, which needs to start by 28 February 2024, covers:
- Home tuition fees. There may be funding available for the International tuition fee. This will be discussed at interview.
- A maintenance grant £18,700 stipend (tax-free), £18,900 in year 2 and £19,100 in year 3.
- Approximately £12k for research training, travel and fieldwork.
- £5k to support 3 months placement at Sonardyne, including field trials and analysis.
- £10k for adaptive sampling and sensor control field trials.