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urban development PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 56 urban development PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

A Morphotypological investigation of Chinese "New Towns" for harmonized remodelling. The case of "One City-Nine Towns" project

According to a rigorously Morphotypological and therefore non-stylistic approach, the research project aims to investigate the "New Towns" phenomenon developed during the massive urban expansion in China outlined by the 10th Five-Year Plan. Read more

URBAN RETROFIT PhD Scholarship - Place adaptation and urban retrofit 'on the move'

  Research Group: School of Social & Political Sciences
Information on the School/Research Group. The successful candidate will join the URBAN RETROFIT UK research project, a new £1.7m multi-university investment by the ESRC, based at the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence in the Division of Urban Studies and Social Policy at the University of Glasgow. Read more

Building social-ecological resilience to human-wildlife conflict in western Ethiopia

Crop-raiding by wild animals poses a significant livelihood challenge to rural communities worldwide, especially in sub-Saharan Africa where population pressure, environmental and socio-economic change is driving the encroachment of farming into new areas that puts people in conflict with wildlife. Read more

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for Urban Air Quality Simulation and Management

This research project offers an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about addressing the critical issue of urban air quality through cutting-edge computational fluid dynamics (CFD) techniques. Read more

Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Mapping Hydromorphology and Hydraulic Habitat

Hydromorphology is synonymous with physical habitat in rivers and describes the combination of the morphological and hydrological / hydraulic components of river channels. Read more

Valuing green and blue urban landscapes

During this prolonged period of neo-liberal development our discourse in the West has become fragmented between a growing concern for climate change/sustainability and a continued need to promote intensive growth and prioritise the needs of capital. Read more

Discover Doctoral Opportunities in Architecture

The University is rated consistently in the top 100 QS World University Rankings, priding itself on research-led critical thinking that aims to make an impact in the world. Read more

Inclusive community-led Place Plan development

This PhD aims to co-produce, pilot and evaluate innovations in inclusive community-led Place Plan development, focusing on how participatory action research can elevate long-term quality, equity, and sustainability in urban communities. Read more

Smart Cities 4.0

The intelligence of smart cities has been the subject of much academic debate over the past 20 years. This PhD opportunity shall study the latest version of smart cities as the urban and regional innovation system of the fourth industrial revolution. 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

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