Doctoral Training Programmes
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Global Opportunities


International Doctoral Innovation Centre (IDIC) 

The University of Nottingham and its pioneering Campus in Ningbo China, have opened an International Doctoral Innovation Centre spanning both countries, in order to train 100 of the brightest young PhD researchers over the next six years. 

They will become future leaders in the fields of energy and digital technologies, helping to develop innovative solutions to address major global challenges.

IDIC students

The IDIC had it's first cohort of students in 2012 and the programme has continued to grow year on year. Students come from a variety of backgrounds including: 

  • Computer Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Maths
  • Languages
  • Business

Research partners

The unique model integrates a number of co-dependent strands to achieve an exciting new environment for world-leading research. 

The partners include Horizon Digital Economy Doctoral Training Centre and the Centre in Efficient Fossil Energy Technologies

Doctoral Training Programmes

Graduate School, Highfield House
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5559