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  Geostatistical models for parametric insurance triggers
  Dr B Youngman, Dr T Economou
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019
This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the NERC Great Western Four+ Doctoral Training Partnership (GW4+ DTP).
  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).
  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.
  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…
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Urban Sustainability and Resilience
TThe UCL Engineering Doctorate in Urban Sustainability and Resilience (EngD) provides students with the opportunity to tackle a challenging research problem identified by industry as critical to our urban environment.
  LKAS PhD Project: A Novel Artificial Intelligence Approach for Flood Hazard.
  Dr J Shi
Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
ProjectsSummary. Flooding is the world’s most hazardous natural peril and each year floods cause huge losses to life and property.
  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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