IDCORE Research Engineers working in the Wave Tank at the University of Edinburgh

Dr Lars Johanning (IDCORE Manager at the University of Exeter) Prof. Julian Wolfram and David Parish – new bouy launch at the South West Mooring Test Facility, Falmouth Bay, Cornwall, UK

Announcement of IDCORE funding by the Rt Hon Dr Vice Cable MP, University of Edinburgh, Wave Tank facility, 31st August 2011

The All-Waters Combined Current and Wave Test Facility, installation of the flow drives, July 2013, the University of Edinburgh

IDCORE Research Engineers, September 2013 start cohort, enjoying a boat trip during the 'Marine Renewables and the Environment' course run by SAMS in Oban, May 2013

IDCORE Programme Director Professor David Ingram, the University of Edinburgh

First cohort of IDCORE Research Engineers who joined in January 2012: Rebecca Martin, Raffaello Antonutti, Ampea Karikari-Boateng, Gabriel Marsh, and Alberto Perez-Ortiz with the Programme Director Prof David Ingram and the IDCORE Manager Ksenia Siedlecka, 28th February 2012

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Based within the leading UK offshore energy research Universities and Institutes, the IDCORE programme will train world-class industrially focussed research engineers who will, with the help of sponsoring companies, accelerate the deployment of offshore wind, wave and tidal-current technologies in order to meet the UK's ambitious offshore renewable energy targets.

This EngD is a four-year full time course initially based in Edinburgh and then at a sponsoring company. Potential applicants should be able to demonstrate: enthusiasm; resourcefulness; a mature approach to learning; creativity; a sound understanding of one or more branches of science or engineering; and possess either a first or upper second class honours degree. A scholarship that provides a student stipend and covers the tuition fees is available for suitably qualified applicants.

Applications for September 2016

Please apply online - Online Application Form