About you

If you aspire to work in a multidisciplinary field and have an undergraduate background in physical, biological, environmental or computer sciences, engineering or mathematics, we encourage you to apply

Application process

To apply to study for a PhD in Aerosol Science, view the available projects on our projects page (TBC mid-November 2021).  Each project has a named supervisor who you may contact to discuss the project in further detail.

When you have decided which project(s) or area(s) you would like to apply for, apply using our online application form (TBC mid-November 2021).

Depending on the subject area, applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of an upper second-class MSci or BSc honours degree, or equivalent, in an area of physical science, engineering or biological science. 

Key dates

  • Projects advertised and applications open in mid-November 2021 
  • Apply by 9am Monday 17th January 2022. Applications after this date will be subject to remaining availability of studentships.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in the CDT  recruitment process during w/c 7th February 2022

Programme Details

You can find out more about the structure of training and research in the CDT for Aerosol Science on the programme details page.

More details about the course requirements and eligibility can be found in the University of Bristol prospectus.


  • Please contact the CDT administrator if you have any questions at aerosol-science@bristol.ac.uk

    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

    We welcome applications from all members of our community. We recognise the benefits of recruiting a diverse group of students to the Aerosol CDT and strive to avoid any conscious or unconscious bias in our recruitment.  The monitoring of applications by our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) committee allows us to assess the effectiveness and fairness of all stages of our recruitment procedures. Find out more about our committment to protecting your data and diversity monitoring.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    You can find out more about the CDT by reading our FAQs page.

    EPSRC CDT in Aerosol Science

    University of Bristol
    School of Chemistry
    Cantock’s Close
    Bristol, BS8 1TS