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The UKFS-CDT Doctoral Programme Applications for Cohort 2 is NOW CLOSED. The deadline for applications was 22th February 2022. Interview decisions are expected by May 2022.

You can find the EDI and reference forms here:

  1. UKFS-CDT – EDI form
  2. UKFS-CDT – Referee form

Please ensure you have read the FULL ADVERT, APPLICATION GUIDELINES, ELIGIBILITY and ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS (below), before you start completing your application forms.

From 2021 through to 2027, the UKFS-CDT will train over 60 interdisciplinary doctoral researchers capable of leading the UK towards a resilient, healthy and inclusive food future. Cohort 2 will start in autumn of 2022.

This 4-year programme is aimed at graduates with a strong interest in multi-disciplinary research and interdisciplinary food systems perspectives. Understanding the complex food system challenges requires holistic and novel interdisciplinary thinking. We invite highly motivated individuals from a wide range of academic or career backgrounds including humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and physical sciences to apply.