We have 37 urban studies PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

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urban studies PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 37 urban studies PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

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

School of East Asian Studies PhD Opportunities

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

Climate justice and indigenous knowledge to support climate change public policies

  Research Group: The Urban Institute
This PhD scholarship focuses on how we can integrate the knowledge of indigenous communities to address key climate challenges. Indigenous co-design studies are centered on challenging Western-centric worldviews, power structures, and conceptions of time, valuing the knowledge and expertise of indigenous communities. Read more

Novel insights into urban pollution of freshwater ecosystems derived from integrative ecotoxicology, genetics and hydrologic modelling

Scientific challenge: Freshwater systems are one of the most threatened habitat types on Earth. Within this context, increases in urbanisation and the effects of anthropogenic climate change have led to a decrease in water quality and availability worldwide. Read more

Gender-inclusive online learning spaces in higher education for improved health and wellbeing

  Research Group: The Urban Institute
The United Nations have identified ‘gender equality’ and ‘good health and wellbeing’ as sustainable development goals (SDGs). These are interrelated SDGs as social inclusion and non-discrimination are recognised by the World Health Organisation as social determinants of health (SDH). Read more

Spatial Housing Market Spillovers in the UK

The housing market is undoubtedly an important contributor to both the UK economy and people’s quality of life and well-being. Changes in house prices can affect many stakeholders in the market, including homeowners. Read more

Exploring the outcomes of accommodation-based interventions

  Research Group: Institute for Social Policy, Housing and Equalities Research
Accommodation-based interventions play a central role in responses to homelessness in the UK. However, our understanding of their outcomes is constrained by challenges in classifying and conceptualising these interventions. Read more

Understanding and preventing rough sleeping among autistic people

  Research Group: Institute for Social Policy, Housing and Equalities Research
Research exploring the intersection of autism and homelessness is in its early stages, but that which exists shows an elevated prevalence of autistic people within the homeless population, including in its most acute forms such as rough sleeping. Read more

School of Cultural Studies and Humanities

The School of Cultural Studies and Humanities is the home of English Literature, Creative Writing, History and Media Studies research at Leeds Beckett University. Read more

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