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Anthropology (natural) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  QUADRAT DTP: Medical Geology: The Impact of the Natural Environment on Health in Past Populations from Ireland and Scotland
  Prof E Murphy, Dr R Crozier
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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The natural environment is inextricably connected with human health. The composition of underlying rocks and minerals have an impact on the air humans breathe, the water they drink, and the food consumed.
  Sustaining partnership approaches – evaluating effectiveness, health and longevity of agri-environmental collaboratives
  Dr K Prager, Dr T Potts
Applications accepted all year round

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A multitude of partnerships have developed between actors from the farming, environment, conservation, community, business and government sectors.
  ONE Planet DTP - Barriers to tree re-establishment in logged tropical rainforests in Borneo
  Prof Y Teh
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Using a quasi-experimental approach and spatial modelling, this project will test the influence of natural and anthropogenic factors on the success of natural forest restoration in an expansive landscape dominated by oil palm production (Northern Borneo).
  ONE Planet DTP - Biofouling invertebrates and their larvae as vectors of antimicrobial resistance and marine pathogens. (OP20232)
  Dr N Aldred
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Of the many human impacts on the global ecosystem, the increasing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) of bacterial pathogens is a significant challenge.
  Son preference and sex selection: Diffusion processes and re-evaluation of policies in India.
  Dr S Dubuc
Applications accepted all year round

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Amartya Sen’s seminal article ‘More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing’ in 1990, brought the topic of sex-selection against females to global attention and inspired academic work in the field1.
  ONE Planet DTP - CLIPI- Climate planning and implementations of infrastructures (OP20227)
  Dr O Heidrich
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Cities around the world and in the UK in particular develop local climate plans (Heidrich et al 2016; Reckien at al 2018). Yet, the success of these plans might only unfold when their aims and objectives in terms of climate actions are implemented – infrastructures are built (outcome).
  ONE Planet DTP - From plastics to protein: The potential of entomodigestion to process waste plastics into low-carbon, low emission protein (OP20202)
  Dr D George
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The functional role of biological organisms as decomposers in natural systems is well studied, with bioremediation representing an anthropomorphised function of this key ecosystem service.
  Blood Work - Exploring Direct to Consumer Health Monitoring and Performance Enhancement
  Dr CRM Matthews, Prof J Hunt
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Needle and syringe exchange programmes were developed as part of harm reduction policies in the mid-1980s. While this was largely as a response to public fears about the threat of HIV/AIDS, they also acted to provide users with various support mechanisms, targeted education, signpost treatments and medical screening.
  Evolutionary Perspectives on Medicinal Plant Use
  Prof J A Hawkins
Applications accepted all year round

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This project encompasses 1. evolutionary aspects of medicinal plant use and 2. authentication. You will collect DNA sequence data at the level of a whole flora and at the level of a genus.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Archaeology

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The Department of Archaeology at York is a vibrant research community and a centre of excellent research-led teaching.
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