PhD research opportunities

Two researchers in the icy artic

PhD studentships

The Museum partners with other academic institutions to offer a range of PhD research opportunites. Some of these are based at the Museum in London, while others are based at the partner institution with visits to the Natural HIstory Museum.

Current PhD projects

Current PhD projects at the Museum and how to apply.



Past PhD opportunities

London NERC doctoral training partnership

Applications to the London NERC DTP programme are not for a specific project, but for a research theme.

A list of exemplar projects, including ones involving the Natural History Museum, can be found on the London NERC DTP website. 

Postgraduate study at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum students work with leading scientific experts, access unique collections and have varied public engagement opportunities.