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Devil rays get worldwide protection, and genetic tools could catch out illegal traders

Jane Hosegood, an Envision DTP student in her 3rd year at Bangor University is studying ‘Novel genetic tools for conservation and management of vulnerable manta rays’. Read her article on NERC Planet Earth to find out how she has been involved in getting worldwide protection for the devil rays she is studying: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/planetearth/stories/1857.

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The impact of the Envision Innovation Fellow

Envision DTP has created a 6 month Innovation Fellow position to initiate activities between environment research and business enterprise across a range of sectors. Dr Vincent Walsh was appointed as Innovation Fellow, based at Lancaster University. The Innovation Fellow role has allowed the time needed to: Work directly with the PhD practitioners to enhance their […]

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Envision Innovation Fellow Opportunity

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Innovation Fellow with experience of the research environment and connecting research with policy. The purpose of this role will be to work directly with all 36 of our Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded Envision students to improve their engagement with environmental science ‘end-users’ (i.e. business, public sector). […]

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2017 projects now being advertised

Apply by 6th January 2017 The list of envision research projects that students can apply for are currently available with a closing date of Friday 6th January 2017. They are also advertised on FindaPhD.com. Visit the projects portal to view the fully funded studentships available within the Envision DTP.

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Envision Spring Conference 2016

Staff and students from across the six Envision partners attended the recent Lancaster University led Envision Spring Conference. This event was widely attended by current and future Envision students who were all keen to share what they have learned on the Envision programme so far. Nick Ostle, the Envision DTP Director introduced the programme before […]

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Envision R Course: 1-5 February 2016

R4All Course : Lancaster 1 – 5th Feb 2016 The course aims to help you learn aspects of using R for scientific investigation: 1) Data management, exploration, and visualisation 2) Common and not so common statistical methods implemented in R 3) Going from data to publication The overarching aims are to boost you up the […]

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Innovation in Action – Six Hats Training

Boost your innovation skills and get your creative thinking hats on! Offered in partnership with the NERC ENVISION DTP partnership organisations and PERA. Lancaster – 25th March 2015 Bangor – 17th April 2015 Nottingham – 21st April 2015 A one-day event for all PhD students, post-doctoral and early stage researchers to examine and develop their […]

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Envision PhD scholarships: Apply by 15 Jan

Envision brings together a powerful group of UK researchers with 44 industry and NGO partners to provide a new generation of environmental scientists with the skills, knowledge and experience they need to take on the challenges of a changing world. Funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Lancaster University is leading the initiative which […]

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