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urban ecology PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Urban horticulture: assessing the ecosystem service costs and benefits of expansion into UK cities
  Dr J Edmondson, Dr H Croft, Dr S Campbell, Prof V Stovin
Application Deadline: 17 April 2020

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Over half the global population live in urban areas, and in the UK that figure exceeds 80%. Ecosystem service provision (e.g., food production) by urban green infrastructure and biodiversity is therefore increasingly important for quality of life and environmental sustainability.
  How does urbanization affect the abundance and diversity of species?
  Prof M D E Fellowes
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD will focus on the influence of human behaviour on the dynamics and behaviour of species in urban and suburban settings. By altering the environment (e.g.
  Masters by Research: Understanding the drivers of biodiversity potential in urban ponds
  Dr R Briers, Dr J Dodd
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. Urban freshwater ecosystems are often characterised as impacted with limited biological life. Throughout the last century however, urban water quality has been improving, with concomitant changes in biological diversity.
  Ecology and behaviour of urban wildlife
  Dr P J Baker
Applications accepted all year round

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The construction and development of urban areas is a relatively recent phenomenon. Urbanisation does, however, impose a range of advantages and disadvantages for biological organisms and which can bring them into conflict with humans.
  Green cities: how our decisions affect landscape biodiversity
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr A Helden, Dr T Ings
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  EPSRC PhD Studentship in: Risk-based investment decision tools that account for uncertainty in modelling studies that protect the ecology of surface water bodies
  Dr ANA Schellart, Prof S Tait
Application Deadline: 20 April 2020

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The University of Sheffield, Sheffield Water Centre in collaboration with Stantec and the Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and Resilience.
  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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Whilst many EU countries, e.g.
  Geography PhD opportunities

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For more than 125 years, The University of Manchester has produced globally excellent geographical research. When you undertake your PhD with us you'll be integrated into our research ethos and practices, which aim to produce both theoretically significant and policy-relevant contributions to geographical knowledge.
  Wider benefits of the National Pollinator Strategy
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr A Helden, Dr T Ings
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Early Stage Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN) in Using connectivity science to determine the fate (source-pathway-interceptors) of specific agricultural derived chemicals and pathogens in the water supply chain (PhD Study Position)
  Prof L Bracken
Application Deadline: 29 April 2020

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To satisfy the eligibility requirements set for an Early Stage Researcher funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie you must be eligible to be appointed as an Early Stage Researcher in the UK - this means.
  UKRI GCRF Tomorrow’s Cities hub PhD project: Modelling the impact of sediment transport on flooding in the Kathmandu Basin, Nepal
  Dr H Sinclair, Dr M Creed, Prof S Mudd, Dr M Attal
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Tomorrow’s Cities is the UKRI GCRF Urban Disaster Risk Hub – a 5-year £20m global interdisciplinary research hub.
  UKRI GCRF Tomorrow’s Cities hub PhD project: Passive seismology for seismic hazard site characterisation and uncertainty quantification in rapidly urbanising environments
  Prof J McCloskey, Dr M Naylor, Dr A Curtis
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Tomorrow’s Cities is the UKRI GCRF Urban Disaster Risk Hub – a 5-year £20m global interdisciplinary research hub.
  UKRI GCRF Tomorrow’s Cities hub PhD project: Geomorphic and sedimentological evidence for long term earthquake and flood hazard in the Kathmandu Basin, Nepal
  Dr H Sinclair, Dr M Attal, Prof S Mudd
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Tomorrow’s Cities is the UKRI GCRF Urban Disaster Risk Hub – a 5-year £20m global interdisciplinary research hub.
  PhDs in Natural and Built Environment

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Our research seeks to understand the impact of social, environmental and economic changes on society, and then to draw on this understanding to contribute to the better design and planning of spaces and places.
  Global Development PhD opportunities

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 . Change lives and shape futures with a PhD in Global Development. The Global Development Institute produces research that extends knowledge frontiers and we're driven by the desire to advance social justice on a global scale.
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