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We have 341 planning PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Adaptive Infrastructure Planning – Application to UK multi-sector water systems

Problem context. When water companies propose to invest in infrastructure, both its design and the timing of its activation must be considered. Is a particular proposed infrastructure option resilient in light of plausible future climate change scenarios?. Read more

PhD Studentship in Planning/Landscape: The environmental impacts of housing development

Award Summary. A tax-free stipend paid monthly of £18,622 per year, for up to 3 years (or part time equivalent) plus home fees. Successful international students will be required to make up the difference between home and international fees. Read more

AI Driven Urban Planning for Clean, Sustainable, Inclusive, and Efficient Cities

Summary. This project is under the Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment Doctoral Training Partnership (E4 DTP). E4 DTP, led by the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh, is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council to recruit and train 5 cohorts of PhD students annually between 2019 and 2023. Read more

Improving community engagement in renewable energy developments

Many of UK’s renewal energy developments that obtain government sanctioned approval to proceed, but not ’community approval’, are compounding the NIMBY oppositions that often lead to protracted conflicts between communities, industries and governments which in turn results in significant social, political and economic costs to the interests of all concerned. Read more

Language, Policy and Planning

This PhD is lead by the Language, Policy and Planning Research Unit in the School of Welsh. Projects include international research on language policy and planning, language rights and politics, language variation and change, sociolinguistics of bilingualism and multilingualism, and sociology of language. Read more

WGSSS (ESRC DTP) Fully-funded PhD ‘General’ studentships, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University

Cardiff University’s School of Geography and Planning, supported by Welsh Graduate School for Social Sciences (WGSSS) (ESRC DTP), invites applications for PhD study, with the possibility of being awarded a fully funded ESRC DTP Studentship to start in October 2024, in the areas of: . Read more

PhD Study in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning

All our PhD students have the support of two (or more) supervisors to guide them through their projects, a dedicated training programme of support within our Department (which includes weekly workshops), and wider training provided by the University and the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP). Read more

ACS-04-Su - Integrated Control and Planning for Nonlinear Swarm Systems

Swarm systems, where groups of robots collaborate seamlessly, have the potential to revolutionise urban life by improving transportation, detection, and public safety through coordinated formations and clever planning. Read more

Thriving Cities, Green Revival: Investigating the Multifaceted Effects of Miyawaki Forests on Urban Ecology

  Research Group: CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Project Highlights. Innovative Urban Solutions. Addressing urbanisation's challenges, the project explores the potential of Miyawaki Forests to counter pollution, heat, and green space loss, offering a pioneering approach to urban planning. Read more

Integrated operational planning using Smart Energy Demand Management in maritime ports

Applications are invited for a fully-funded three-year PhD to commence in October 2024. . The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Business and Law, and will be supervised by Dr Jana Ries, Dr Negar Akbari and Dr Becky Canning. . Read more
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The role of smart phone data and travel information to improve travel planning and sustainability

Mobile phones have had an intense impact on travel behaviour and the way people make travel decisions. They have become a critical tool for travelers’ decisions on how to plan and carry out their travel activities. Read more

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