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disaster management PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  UAV Bridging and Real-time Deployment Protocols for Disaster & Emergency Response Scenarios (PARRGU18SCID)
  Prof G Parr, Dr E Ren
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
Unmanned Aerial vehicles (UAVs) play an invaluable role in information collection and data fusion in a variety of applications such as disaster response, search and rescue, surveillance, forest fire monitoring and provision of temporary communications when terrestrial/mobile networks are disrupted.
  Community Resilience – Benefit or Burden?
  Dr T Coates
Applications accepted all year round
Community resilience has become a central part of disaster management approaches over recent years, adopted by policymakers and practitioners’ worldwide.
  How does alternative land use policy in deltas affect food production and development: A case of the Mahanadi?
  Prof J Dash, Prof EL Tompkins
Application Deadline: 12 January 2019
Developing country river deltas are climate change hotspots and these are in urgent need of transdisciplinary research to address the drivers of social and physical vulnerability (Cochrane et al., 2017).
  Protection and agency of vulnerable and marginalised persons in disaster prevention and management: A human rights based approach.
  Dr M Aronsson-Storrier
Applications accepted all year round
It is widely acknowledged that disasters, such as devastating earthquakes, cyclones or tsunamis, disproportionality affect the already marginalised, and create negative cycles of marginalisation and poverty, as well as that such disasters are not the result of natural hazards, but rather of hazards in combination with human-made vulnerabilities (eg Wisner et al 2004; Kelman et al 2016).
  The development of methods for representation and reasoning over Maori knowledge and worldviews relating to land
  Dr K Stock, Prof H Guesgen
Application Deadline: 20 December 2018
We have an exciting PhD opportunity within the Massey Geoinformatics Collaboratory at Massey University, in Auckland, New Zealand, working with Dr Kristin Stock and Professor Hans Guesgen in the area of representation and reasoning of Maori knowledge about land.
  Measuring and assessing impact of cash and voucher distribution in humanitarian aid
  Dr S De leeuw
Applications accepted all year round
For decades the humanitarian sector has relied on providing material assistance to beneficiaries during disaster relief. These days there is a growing importance in the provision of cash and vouchers that can be exchanged for goods as needed.
  Up to 100 PhD studentships
Northumbria University is a research-rich, business focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
  Global flood predictability, early warning and the communication of probabilistic forecasts.
  Dr H Cloke, Dr L Stephens
Applications accepted all year round
Earth system models are increasingly being used to support decision-making processes in disaster risk management, for example, they can be used in early warning systems for natural hazards, where the forecasts can lead to disaster risk reduction.
  Vision based maneuvering for autonomous aircraft
  Prof W Holderbaum
Applications accepted all year round
Reference Number. PI-WH-2017-1018-1-PhD. Project Summary. This project investigates the application of computer vision and computational neuroscience in motion control and planning for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
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