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Architecture & the Built Environment (urban studies) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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We have 16 Architecture & the Built Environment (urban studies) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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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

Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Erasmus University Rotterdam

IHS. is a cooperative institute of the Erasmus School of Economics and the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). Read more

Learning from ‘intentional communities’: alternative pathways to spatial production in the face of the climate emergency (Advert Reference: RDF22/EE/ABE/BERTOLINO)

The project has been inspired by a recent article on The Guardian reporting that, during the pandemic, intentional communities have been “inundated by new applicants driven by the Extinction Rebellion movement and the glimpse that lockdown has offered of simpler, less consumption driven lifestyles”. Read more

Sensory Navigation: Reading the Sensescape of a City

Sensory navigation proposes to introduce a novel way of experiencing the city centre of Reading, through the senses, including the visual, thermal, acoustic, visual and olfactory environment. Read more

Enhancing Urban Flood Resilience with Innovative Digital Design Technologies (Advert Reference: RDF22/EE/MCE/FENG)

In England, 3.2 million households are located in areas at risks of urban flooding, with annual damages exceeding £300 million. Due to the extreme environmental conditions, unprecedented downpours across the country in recent years further increases the flooding events on urban road network (URN). Read more

From Grey to Blue and Green: Devising an inclusive infrastructure for Scotland

Extremes of climate change are increasingly frequent globally, and the UK and Scotland are not exempt. Urban adaptation will depend on addressing settlement vulnerability to protect the fabric and population of a city. Read more

From Grey to Blue and Green: Devising an inclusive infrastructure for Scotland

Extremes of climate change are increasingly frequent globally, and the UK and Scotland are not exempt. Urban adaptation will depend on addressing settlement vulnerability to protect the fabric and population of a city. Read more

An inclusive and sustainable blue space infrastructure for people with disabilities in Scotland post-Covid-19 pandemic

Evidence has consistently shown that using blue and green spaces has a positive impact on physical and mental health. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the ability to access and use blue and green spaces was positively related to people’s mental wellbeing. Read more

An inclusive and sustainable blue space infrastructure for people with disabilities in Scotland post-Covid-19 pandemic

Evidence has consistently shown that using blue and green spaces has a positive impact on physical and mental health. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the ability to access and use blue and green spaces was positively related to people’s mental wellbeing. Read more

Global resilience assessment using artificial neural network

  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
Research Group. Future Cities Research Network. Proposed supervisory team. Dr Maryam Imani. Theme. Built Environment, . Urban Resilience. Read more

Noise, Ventilation and Overheating in Residential Developments

The aim of this project is to investigate the indoor noise levels from external sources (such as road traffic) that may be acceptable to occupants on a short term basis when the alleviation of overheating is required. Read more

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