Up to 20 fully funded Global Challenges PhD scholarships for UK/EU applicants are available. From combating the threat of drug resistance, to pioneering the creation of new technologies for water security; the scholarships make important discoveries and produce compelling insight into new approaches to today’s global challenges.

The scheme encompasses twelve themes, with projects involving joint supervision across schools or colleges:

  • Engineering and technology in development contexts (including infrastructure);
  • Urbanisation (including global cities);
  • Digital technology for inclusive growth;
  • Sustainable agriculture (including food security);
  • Unintended consequences of aid;
  • Mental health and wellbeing;
  • Migration and displacement;
  • Shocks, security, risks and resilience;
  • Building effective and inclusive institutions;
  • Maternal and child health;
  • Vaccines and infectious disease (including antimicrobial resistance);
  • Energy.

Application deadline: March 23.

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