Collaborative Doctoral Awards (Staff-led)

This competition is open to all academic staff at every Northern Bridge Consortium (NBC) DTP partner institution developing a PhD project proposal in collaboration with a non-HE organisation. Staff may develop a project with more than one partner, and partners may be based in the UK and/or abroad. Up to 13 awards are available each year. The 2021/2022 competition, for projects beginning in October 2022, closed on Tuesday 2 November 2021.

Projects that were successful in this year's competition are listed below and are currently recruiting. Prospective applicants interested in any of the advertised projects should read the full details of the project, note the person specification requirements in Section 4 of the form, contact the project's lead - as specified on the form - and ensure they submit an Expression of Interest and required supporting documentation by the stated deadline.

Postgraduate application deadlines will vary at each institution. Please contact the local institutional contact to confirm the application deadline for the CDA project you wish to apply to.