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  The Near Miss Effect of Forest Fires
  Prof D J Maddison, Dr A Beltran
Application Deadline: 6 February 2019
A large number of studies employ the hedonic house-price technique to investigate the effect of natural disasters on property prices.
  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).
  Enhancing community energy resilience using renewable energy in Nepal and Malawi
  Dr L To, Dr R Blanchard
Application Deadline: 25 February 2019
This is an opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary team with two world-leading research groups at Loughborough University.
  Artificial Intelligence in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Networks
  Dr Y Liu
Application Deadline: 30 March 2019
With the rapid development of control technology and manufacture business, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which were originally initiated by the military…
  Turning the tide on saline driven soil degradation: can root iron plaques improve the tolerance of rice to salinity stress?
  Dr P Williams, Dr G Norton
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project will be supervised by Dr Paul Williams of Queen’s University School of Biological Sciences and by Dr Gareth Norton of the University of Aberdeen’s School of Biological Sciences.
  PhD in “Super hydrophobic aerogels for environmental applications”
  Prof A Corrias
Application Deadline: 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.
  Learning from failures in the health sector: Towards a high organisation reliability status
  Prof A Labib, Prof G Blunn, Dr M Barbati
Application Deadline: 17 February 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Business and Law, and will be supervised by Professor Ashraf Labib, Professor Gordon Blunn and Dr Maria Barbati.
  SCENARIO: Pan-African Heatwave Health Hazard Forecasting
  Dr H Cloke, Dr C Di Napoli
Application Deadline: 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.
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