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  Segmentation techniques for persuasive demand management: energy and transport
  Dr K J Pangbourne, Prof J Anable
Application Deadline: 20 December 2019

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PhD Type

This project aims to combine the principles of persuasive demand-management in the domestic energy and personal transport domains with novel approaches to market segmentation science.
  Financing Clean Air: the potential of Land Value Capture (LVC) to secure sustainable urban development supporting air quality enhancement
  Mr J Sik Kim, Dr HC Chung
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Poor urban air quality is a threat to human life, a detrimental impact on quality of life and potentially hindering economic growth.
  15 fully funded PhD studentships in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Hydrogen

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PhD Type

Applications are invited to undertake a 4-year PhD at the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Hydrogen.  .
  15 fully funded PhD studentships in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Hydrogen

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PhD Type

Applications are invited to undertake a 4-year PhD at the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Hydrogen.  .
  15 fully funded PhD studentships in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Hydrogen

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PhD Type

Applications are invited to undertake a 4-year PhD at the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Hydrogen.  .
  15 fully funded PhD studentships in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Hydrogen

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PhD Type

Applications are invited to undertake a 4-year PhD at the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Hydrogen.  .
  Centre for Interdisciplinary Sustainable Practices of Research in Energy

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PhD Type

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Sustainable Practices of Research in Energy at the University of Strathclyde invites applications for a fully funded PhD in economics, to study the economics of the transition to a sustainable, zero carbon world.
  Simulations of charge transport in organic polymer semiconductors
  Prof A Walker
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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PhD Type

The University of Bath is inviting applications for the following PhD project supervised by Prof Alison Walker in the Department of Physics.
  Towards sustainable surface water ecosystems in India: Predicting the fate, transport and effects of urban wastewater pollutants in rivers (CENTA2-SGGE5-WHEL)
  Dr M Whelan, Dr M Powell
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

Urban areas are a major source of water pollution in developing countries where a significant (but often unknown) fraction of urban wastewater is discharged with little or no treatment.
  Smart 5G and IoT Cooperative Communication System for Autonomous Vehicles in Intelligent Transport Systems
  Dr D Liarokapis, Dr T Boutaleb, Dr A Shahrabi
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-021. One of the most important public health concerns in our world today is the global epidemic of road crash fatalities and injuries.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Power Electronics for Sustainable Electric Propulsion-4 year PhD Studentship

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PhD Type

The CDT in Power Electronics for Sustainable Electric Propulsion (PESEP) is a joint venture between Newcastle and Nottingham Universities.
  Salt intrusion and salinization management in coastal areas for a sustainable food production and ecosystem health
  Dr N Leonardi, Dr N Shokri
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

The aim of this project is to aid sustainable food production and the maintenance of healthy ecosystems by unravelling the relationship between salinity-induced land degradation and sea level rise/storms and by developing synthetic indicators translating flood and coastal erosion hazard maps into land degradation indices to serve as reference for land-use management practices.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Power Electronics for Sustainable Electric Propulsion-4 year PhD Studentship

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PhD Type

The CDT in Power Electronics for Sustainable Electric Propulsion (PESEP) is a joint venture between Newcastle and Nottingham Universities.
  Delivering Sustainable Energy Solutions to Ports
  Prof W Holderbaum
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

"Ports are major sources of greenhouse gas emissions as they have to move up to 10,000 containers a day from ship to road or rail transport and correspondingly in the reverse direction from land transport onto ships.
  TECNALIA PhD Grant 2019: Development of advanced control algorithms for the electric aircrafts of the future
  Mr E D R Iñigo
Applications accepted all year round

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This grant focuses on the development of new advanced control algorithms to lay the foundation for an essential development topic (aircraft dynamics, cooperative control or fleet control and safe communications), contributing to new solutions that produce added value against the current state of the art.
  The use of 3-D modelling of flow patterns and pollutant retention to optimize the layout of vegetated detention ponds
  Dr S Mitchell, Prof J Williams, Dr M Ali
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Applications are invited for a self-funded, 3-year full-time or 6-year part-time PhD project, to commence in October 2019 or February 2020.
  Simulation and modelling of innovative mobility services
  Prof K Burnham
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Modern transportation systems require the utilisation of simulation and modelling approaches for evaluation and impact assessment prior to their deployment.
  System design on co-production of transport fuel and value-added chemicals from waste biomass
  Dr X Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

There is a national and global imperative to reduce reliance upon fossil fuels and, at the same time, to improve the efficiency of natural and renewable resource utilisation.
  Centres for Doctoral Training - 4 Year PhD Studentships

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PhD Type

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing more than £850m a year.
  Exploring health and health inequality impact of urban green and blue spaces using Data Science Techniques
  Dr G Morison, Prof S Chastin
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-013. 66% of the world now live in urban settings. Urbanisation is forecasted to keep growing putting ever increasing stress on resources and human well-being.
  Low-Carbon Repair Materials for the Conservation of Post-War Listed Buildings
  Prof A Klemm, Dr D McCormick, Dr P Baker
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-005. Our cultural heritage is being destroyed faster today than at any time in the past. An understanding of the basic processes causing deterioration of artefacts is urgently needed.
  Hydrological response to agricultural land degradation in the Lesser Himalayas
  Prof D M Hannah, Prof S Krause
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

India, as many areas of the world, is experiencing widespread rural to urban migration, coupled with rapid population growth.
  How passive diffusivity in cells can be a function of protein diffusant’s physiochemical properties
  Dr R Bearon, Prof Y-C Lin
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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PhD Type

Precise regulation of protein distribution and dynamics is vital for cellular functions and organization. Defects in protein transport have been implicated in degenerative and neoplastic diseases.
  Propulsion Futures Beacon of Excellence
  Prof D Grant
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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PhD Type

The University of Nottingham’s Propulsion Futures Beacon of Excellence is an interdisciplinary initiative involving researchers from the Faculty of Engineering, School of Physics and Astronomy and the School of Chemistry.
  Investigation of the topographic control for geohzards prone zone ecosystem functional properties by multiple remote sensing sensors
  Research Group: CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
  Dr X Geng
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Overview. With 71% of the earth’s surface covered by water, hydro-hazards, including floods, droughts, onshore and offshore landslides and storm surges, can pose direct threats to lives and impact livelihoods by damaging and destroying critical lifeline infrastructure (e.g.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Environment and Geography

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PhD Type

We offer an outstanding, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment in which to carry out PhD research. MPhil/PhD in Human Geography and Environment.
  QUADRAT DTP: Do plant communities manipulate soil for drought resistance?
  Prof P Hallett, Prof M Emmerson
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Plants have differing abilities to engineer soil to make them more productive and stable under stress, but the mechanisms that underpin processes remain poorly understood, despite their significance to soil sustainability, food security and climate change.
  Ice to Iron
  Dr P Fretwell, Dr A Piotrowski
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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PhD Type

Glacial sediments are important sources of nutrients to the ocean, especially the Southern Ocean where nutrient-stimulated changes in the biological pump plays a large role in global carbon cycling.
  The Analysis of China’s NEV Policies and Technologies: Imitation or Innovation?
  Dr M Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

China became the world’s largest car market in 2009, overtaking the United States. China’s vehicle stock grew from 16 million in 2000 to 154 million in 2014, registering an annual growth rate of 17.5%.
  PhDs in Natural and Built Environment

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PhD Type

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.
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