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  Bridging the crop-soil-water phosphorus gap: Managing phosphorus for sustainable crop production and sustainable water
  Dr J Davies
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Phosphorus (P) sits at the heart of our DNA and the centre of our food system as a widely used agricultural fertilizer. Increased use of P fertilizers over the past 60 years has supported food production and growing populations, but their use also presents us with a number of inter-related sustainability challenges.
  Doctoral Researcher (PhD Student) in Business and Human Rights (M/F)

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 The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university. The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg is recruiting a.
  Remaking and upcycling fashion and textiles: investigating the role of design and social enterprise in shaping the transition to a circular economy
  Dr E Igoe, Dr M Anderson, Prof D Sugg Ryan
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2020. This studentship belongs to ‘Transforming Portsmouth’, a cross-university interdisciplinary research programme designed to provide actionable evidence to underpin Portsmouth’s transformation to a sustainable city.
  Transformative blue governance
  Dr J Potts, Prof P Failler, Prof S Fletcher
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2020. This studentship belongs to ‘Transforming Portsmouth’, a cross-university interdisciplinary research programme designed to provide actionable evidence to underpin Portsmouth’s transformation to a sustainable city.
  The management of marine plastics
  Prof Paul Lant, Prof B Laycock
Applications accepted all year round

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Plastics pollution in our oceans is a wicked problem.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Development of integrated sustainable processes for food waste valorisation
  Dr A Chatzifragkou, Dr V Stojceska, Prof S Tassou
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Post-farm-gate food chain is responsible for around 15 Mt of food waste, which accounts for more than 20 MtCO2e emissions.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Removing unwanted macro, micro and nanoplastics from fresh produce production
  Dr C Wagstaff, Dr M Al Sid Cheikh, Prof R Murphy
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Global plastics production in 2019 was 359 million tonnes. Of the 62 million tonnes produced in Europe, only 9.2 million tonnes was collected for recycling, leaving the remainder to be disposed of on land or in marine environments, to the detriment of those ecosystems.
  SCENARIO - Soil microbial carbon metabolism for climate positive soils
  Dr E J Shaw, Dr M Redmile-Gordon, Dr R Griffiths
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Soils are essential to human well-being because they perform multiple functions that underpin the provision of ecosystem services that sustain life and regulate climate.
  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.
  Decarbonisation of the Food System
  Dr E Mohareb
Applications accepted all year round

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As the world transitions to a low carbon economic system, dramatic changes will be required across the all sectors. The food system, which is currently estimated to be responsible for 20-30% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, is one where particular urgency is required.
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