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  High Speed Broadband Internet through Free Space Optics for Rural Areas
  Dr M Ijaz
Applications accepted all year round
Reference Number. FSO-MI-2018-2-PhD. Project Summary. In this project, we aim to design, a high-speed, low cost, Free Space Optics (FSO) link that will be capable of providing high-speed broadband internet to rural areas without fibre cables.
  Women and Political Participation in Rural China: A Tempo-spatial Perspective
  Assoc Prof Y Song, Prof D Goodman, Prof S Pickard
Applications accepted all year round
  DTC GEO 3 - Dwelling through Rural Second Homes
  Dr K Halfacree
Applications accepted all year round
Not least at a time of perceived housing shortages, rural second homes represent controversial expressions of consumption, symbolising class inequality, urban appropriation, lack of affordable housing and the demise of ‘traditional’ rural communities.
  People, Places and Pockets: Appraising The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 as an Effective Anti-poverty Intervention for Rural Scotland.
  Prof J McKendrick, Prof S Sinclair, Dr M Kettle
Application Deadline: 13 May 2019
Project Reference Number. GSBS-2019-121. The Carers (Scotland) Support Act 2016 was introduced in 2018 with the aim of enhancing the quality of life of carers by supporting them to deliver their caring role.
  Tackling poverty through “inclusive finance”- a case study of a Chinese rural village
  Dr Y Li
Application Deadline: 30 April 2019
The promotion of “financial inclusion” as an approach to poverty alleviation, was recently officially proposed by the Chinese government, with the intention…
  Physical activity, energy expenditures, and time use in agriculture and rural livelihood
  Dr G Zanello
Applications accepted all year round
The limited uptake of agricultural innovations with proven productivity-enhancing potential and the translation of productivity increases into improvements in nutrition are two major development challenges facing Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).
  Power Generation in rural communities
  Prof M Pourkashanian
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019
For electrification projects to be successful, they must be suitable for the needs of the communities using them.
  Field scale reconstruction of nineteenth century rural land use using first County Series OS maps and parish area books
  Prof N S Walford, Dr D Brown
Applications accepted all year round
The project will explore agricultural land use change in mid-nineteenth century England, which was a period of relatively high prosperity and stability before the onset of an era of decline and depression from the early 1870s through to the twentieth century.
  Flood mitigation schemes in rural communities in the south west of England
  Dr K Clarke, Dr A P Dykes, Dr M Ibsen
Applications accepted all year round
There have been several severe flood events in southwest England in recent years, including Boscastle in 2004, Dawlish in 2014 and Coverack in 2014 and July 2017.
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