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  Biological nitrogen fixation in forest soils under elevated CO2: response of a key soil nutrient to global change
  Dr S Ullah, Dr A R MacKenzie
Application Deadline: 10 May 2020

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We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-qualified, and self-motivated candidate to join our team as a PhD student in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) at the University of Birmingham.
  Phenology and ecology of the critically endangered European eel during their marine to freshwater transition
  Dr R Britton
Application Deadline: 14 April 2020

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This PhD aims to overcome the considerable knowledge gaps in the migration phenology of juvenile European eel and the ecology of their transition between marine and freshwater environments.
  “Talking” trees and the ecology of underground fungal super-highways
  Prof D Johnson
Applications accepted all year round

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Introduction. Recent exciting discoveries have shown that plants respond to herbivore-induced signals from neighbours via underground fungal networks1-3.
  Determining the agronomic and environmental impacts of organic products from agricultural and urban waste streams
  Prof D Chadwick, Prof D Jones
Application Deadline: 6 April 2020

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  KESS 2 East Scholarship: Determining the potential for precision grazing to improve the resilience of livestock production systems.
  Dr P Williams, Dr J Gibbons
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship in improving the economic and environmental performance of pasture-based livestock production systems through better utilisation of grass.
  KESS 2 East Scholarship: Strategies for meeting targets for ammonia emissions and nitrate leaching reduction for Welsh beef and sheep farms
  Prof D Chadwick, Dr P Williams
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship that focuses on strategies for reducing ammonia emissions and nitrate leaching for Welsh beef and sheep farms.
  PhD in Ecology and Environment: how ecosystems, and the species they contain, respond to environmental change and how to reduce and mitigate adverse impacts
  Dr C Voigt
Applications accepted all year round

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Environmental change threatens biodiversity, altering ecosystem processes and provision of ecosystem services. These environmental change pressures are accelerating due to growing human populations and accompanying climate change, land use, pollution and invasive species.
  Social impacts of decision-making processes under wildlife conservation conflicts in Scotland
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr H Wheeler, Dr N Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG), Global Sustainability Institute (GSI). https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Plant-insect interactions in a changing world
  Dr S Gripenberg
Applications accepted all year round

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Insects associated with plants comprise one of the most diverse groups of species on earth. Their impact on the ecology and evolution of their host plants is widely recognised, as is their contribution to a number of important ecosystem functions.
  Developing prioritisation strategies for the protection of blue carbon stores in Kenya
  Dr R Briers, Dr M Huxham
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. This project aims to explore and develop strategies for the prioritisation of protection of blue carbon stores within Kenyan coastal ecosystems.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Environment and Geography

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We offer an outstanding, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment in which to carry out PhD research. MPhil/PhD in Human Geography and Environment.
  A novel artificial intelligent technique for the design of vehicle electrical systems
  Dr S Prakoonwit
Application Deadline: 11 May 2020

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The project is jointly funded by Bournemouth University and a Siemens’ company, Mentor Graphics. Siemens is a leader in this field globally.
  Barriers, facilitators and strategies to increasing milk, yoghurt and soft cheese intakes: A cross cultural perspective
  Dr K Appleton
Application Deadline: 26 April 2020

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This work aims to investigate the cross-cultural differences in dairy food consumption between England and France with a particular focus on understanding the factors that affect consumption, understanding the barriers and facilitators to increasing consumption, and developing strategies for change.
  Designing a pervasive framework for improving medical data explainability and interoperability
  Dr N Jiang, Dr F Tian, Prof T Hickish
Application Deadline: 11 May 2020

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The rapid advances in the field of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in recent years have seen its latest expansion to the healthcare domain generating enormous passions and interests from both the industry and the academia.
  Developing graphene-reinforced aluminium based nanocomposites through heavy shear deformation
  Dr A Abdelkader
Application Deadline: 26 April 2020

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The unique set of properties exhibited by 2D materials suggested significant enhancements over traditional fillers in many composites.
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