The LISS partnership is led by King's and funded by the Economic & Social Research Council & all partner universities. The London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership studentship competition for October 2019 entry is now open.
The NERC Great Western Four+ Doctoral Training Partnership (GW4+ DTP) is designed to train tomorrow's leaders in earth and environmental sciences, providing at least 37 PhD studentships annually across the partnership.
Background. Rising sea levels and other effects of climate change are exacerbating coastal change internationally. Recognition of the benefits of coastal defences that work with natural processes has resulted in a shift towards ‘soft’ coastal protection.