Opportunities to join the group

Prospective Masters students

You can apply to do a one-year masters project based in the group through the Department of Geography’s MPhil in Geography programme. Please get in contact to discuss your ideas.

Some funds may be available depending on your circumstances, please see the University’s pages for information.

Prospective PhD students

If you are interested in undertaking PhD research in the group there is a lot of information about the process on the Department of Geography website.

Funding is available through the NERC C-Clear DTP, the Cambridge Trusts, GATES, and the UKRI AI4ER CDT. Other funding sources are available, for example national scholarship schemes and the Commonwealth PhD Scholarships; many of these can be found on the Cambridge Trusts pages.

Funding deadlines tend to be early in the academic year, between September and December. Please get in contact to discuss your application before submission.

Postdoctoral Opportunities

When funded postdoctoral positions are available these are advertised on the University’s jobs site.

We welcome enquiries from prospective postdoctoral fellows whose interests overlap with our own. We can help you to prepare funding applications; please get in contact as early as possible before the deadline. Funding for postdoctoral work can be obtained from a wide variety of sources, including:

NERC Independent Research Fellowships

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships

Newton International Fellowships (non-UK)

1851 Research Fellowships

AXA fellowships

Daphne Jackson fellowships

Junior Research Fellowships (Cambridge Colleges)

There are many country or nationality-specific opportunities, including the Commonwealth, Switzerland and Poland. You may find other funding sources on the ECR Central database.


If you would like to undertake a visit in the group, then the Department of Geography has schemes for visiting PhD students and visiting scholars. Please get in contact before submitting an application.


Members of the group undertake consulting on topics related to our research interests, including environmental science, data and data science, and policy. Please contact Emily to discuss your ideas.