YHS-UK Future activities

BHS Events

  • 2016 BHS Peter Wolf Early Career Hydrologists’ Symposium, 26th-27th May, University of Bristol, Bristol – Further information on this year’s Peter Wolf Symposium will be made available in early 2016
  • 2016 BHS International Symposium, 30th August – 1st September, Cranfield University, Bedford – Further information will be available on the BHS website in spring 2016

Training courses

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded PhD students may be interested in the Advanced Training Short Courses (ATSC) offered by NERC each year.  The costs to attend these courses are fully covered for NERC funded PhD students. A list of current course and additional information on eligibility and funding can be found using the following link:


Policy internships

Research Councils UK (RCUK) provide an opportunity for current RCUK funded (including NERC) PhD students to participate in fully funded three month internships at one of a selection of highly influential policy organisations.  Host organisations include the Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology (POST), Government Office for Science, and The Royal Society among others.  Further information on eligibility and how to apply can be found using the following link:


Undergraduate research experience placements

NERC offers research experience placements (REPs) over 8 to 10 weeks to encourage undergraduates in quantitative subjects (e.g. mathematics, statistics, and engineering) to consider careers in environmental science.  Placements are funded and for further information on eligibility, funding, and how to apply please use the link below: