For students interested in doing a PhD in palaeoclimate research using sedimentary and palaeontological records, there are couple of interesting projects coming up at the University of Aberdeen at the Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology: 
1)      Understanding the role of fire during an ancient hyperthermal (application deadline 31 March 2018)
2)      How cold is cold? The northernmost record of climate change during the Jurassic – Cretaceous transition (Sverdrup Basin, Canadian Arctic Islands) (application deadline 09 March 2018)
You will find details about the projects, contact details and information on how to apply on these websites!
Alena Ebinghaus
Research Fellow
University of Aberdeen
Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology
+44 (0)1224 27-3879
EGU SSP Early Career Scientist Representative