Up to 100 PhD studentships
Northumbria University is a research-rich, business focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
The environmental trade-offs of mining in a biodiversity hotspot
Dr S Willcock
27 January 2019
Historically nations have traded-off environmental degradation to achieve economic development. However, a turning point is sometimes observed above a certain level of wealth where countries invest in pro-environmental efforts.
The impact of economic shocks on health and health inequalities
Prof B Hollingsworth, Dr E Zucchelli
23 January 2019
The PhD is in the area of the impact on health of economic shocks. The causal pathways between economic circumstances and health status are affected by economic shocks, such as the recent economic recession, and the latest causal mediation analysis methods.
Sustainable Water Desalination by Capacitive Deionization
Dr J Shen
30 April 2019
Project. The access to safe drinking water is a pre-requisite to human health and sustainable social and economic development. According to the World Health Organization, 800 million people across the world lack safe drinking water and 600 million of them are in sub-Saharan Africa.