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  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.
  Female Sociability and Civic Society: Friendship and Social Control in Calvinist Geneva
  Dr W Naphy, Prof K Friedrich
Applications accepted all year round

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Geneva’s outstanding archival collections allow for the study of the lives and socio-cultural roles of women unrivalled outside of Italy.
  Understanding the health behaviour behind GP help-seeking with potential cancer symptoms.
  Prof P Murchie, Dr D Powell, Dr R Vieira
Applications accepted all year round

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  ESRC PhD Studentships at Birkbeck

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ESRC PhD Studentships at Birkbeck. 2020/21 Entry. Birkbeck is a research-intensive university based in central London. Birkbeck is part of the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London (UBEL) ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership.
  Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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The Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) is an AHRC-funded collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.
  CCTV surveillance and narrative in the smart city
  Dr R Bloomberg
Applications accepted all year round

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This project looks at the proposals for and practice of ubiquitous CCTV coverage in urban areas. It might understand these practices as amounting to a kind of documentary film studio.
  PhD opportunities in Anthropology at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time. Research students. are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community.
  Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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The Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) is an AHRC-funded collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.
  Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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The Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) is an AHRC-funded collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.
  Is the Arctic an engine of phenotypic and cultural diversity?
  Dr J Drury, Dr S Street
Application Deadline: 11 January 2020

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The latitudinal diversity gradient, a pattern of high species richness in tropical regions relative to temperate regions, is one of the most striking patterns of present-day biodiversity.
  Vulnerabilities’ and ‘Capabilities’ within the Context of Protracted Displacement Crises
  Dr K Sharapov, Dr T Guma
Application Deadline: 9 May 2020

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Whilst the ’vulnerabilities’ of individuals forced to cross borders and of internally displaced persons have been often highlighted and documented over several decades, less is known about the ’capabilities’ of displaced people themselves to respond to contexts of exile/displacement.
  AHRC Studentships with the London Arts & Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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The London Arts and Humanities Partnership (AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership) is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for AHRC-LAHP Doctoral Training Awards for 2020/21 entry.
  LSE PhD Studentships for 2020

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Want to know more?. Ask LSE. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world's leading dedicated social science institution.
  AHRC Studentships with the London Arts & Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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The London Arts and Humanities Partnership (AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership) is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for AHRC-LAHP Doctoral Training Awards for 2020/21 entry.
  WRDTP ESRC PhD Studentships 2020/21

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 . WRDTP ESRC PhD STUDENTSHIPS 2020/21.
  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.
  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 - Designing Electric vehicle Commuter travel ENvironments for fuTure LifestYles (DECENTLY) (OP20309)
  Dr D Dissanayake
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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As a means to mitigate impending climate change and air quality issues associated to transportation emissions, the UK is set a target for 60% of new cars to be electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030.
  ONE Planet DTP - Drone and satellite remote sensing to support catchment scale detection, monitoring and control of invasive plant species. (OP20284)
  Dr C Fitzsimmons
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Invasive plant species spread quickly across river catchments, where they threaten biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and landscape character.
  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.
  ONE Planet DTP - Risks to water security from invasive by non-native species (OP20289)
  Dr A Mill
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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This project will make an initial assessment of the likelihood of transfer and establishment of INNS through bulk water transfer by assessing how established INNS communities differ between a range of bulk transfer inlet and outlets points.
  ONE Planet DTP - Robust protection of water resources in a changing climate (OP20233)
  Dr D Werner
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Robust environmental fate prediction and risk assessment for agrochemicals plays a key role in assuring food security without polluting surface water resources.
  ONE Planet DTP - The potential of endophyte application to manage the crop microbiome for climate resilient and Anthropocene-alligned farming (OP20222)
  Prof N Boonham
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Endophytes within plant tissues can provide mutiple benefits to their hosts, including buffering against climate shocks (e.g. drought, heat stress) or pest and pathogen outbreaks.
  ONE Planet DTP - Understanding and mitigating the impacts of light pollution on nocturnal pollination processes in the Mediterranean biodiversity hotspot (OP20294)
  Dr D Evans
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Moths are important but overlooked pollinators. There is growing evidence that ALAN affects moth-pollination interactions in northern Europe (e.g.
  ONE Planet DTP - Using eDNA and stable isotopes in lake sediment cores to inform wetland conservation by examining causes of decline of rare water bird species. (OP20279)
  Mr M Van Hardenbroek
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The UK was once home to a number of now locally extinct water bird species such as the white stork (Ciconia ciconia), Dalmatian pelican (Pelecanus crispu) and night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax).
  A Genealogy of Migrant Resistance (Advert Reference: RDF20/EE/GES/HUGHES)
  Dr S Hughes
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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That the last decades have seen a marked rise in migrant protests is widely acknowledged within and beyond the academy.
  Situated Geographies of Housing Politics (Advert Reference: RDF20/EE/GES/FERRERI)
  Dr M Ferreri
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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A new wave of geographical scholarship on practices and politics of housing has recently entered what was traditionally the purview of housing policy, planning and urban studies.
  Young people bringing nature to their communities (ref: RDF20/SWECW/HENDERSON)
  Dr E Henderson
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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In the UK, young people’s mental health is suffering due to a complex range of factors, with inequalities, poor predicted life outcomes and unfit health and social care systems being amongst the most prominent.
  Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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The Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) is an AHRC-funded collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.
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