The Near Miss Effect of Forest Fires
Prof D J Maddison, Dr A Beltran
6 February 2019
A large number of studies employ the hedonic house-price technique to investigate the effect of natural disasters on property prices.
PhD in “Super hydrophobic aerogels for environmental applications”
Prof A Corrias
8 February 2019
A PhD position is available in the field of Materials Chemistry. This project is in competition with other projects offered by the School of Physical Sciences for one of a number of Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentships.
Ethical issues in the provision of climate services
Prof S Dessai, Dr R Lawlor, Dr M Bruno Soares
Applications accepted all year round
In recent years, a lot has been written about the ethical issues relating to climate change. To date, however, there has been little discussion of the ethical issues relating to climate services (for an exception see Adams, Eitland et al.
SCENARIO: Pan-African Heatwave Health Hazard Forecasting
Dr H Cloke, Dr C Di Napoli
25 January 2019
Heatwaves are a serious meteorological hazard to human health and place significant strains on infrastructure (power, water and transport), agricultural production, retail, tourism and ecosystem services.