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  Enhancing Social Inclusion of Migrant Pupils in Disadvantaged Communities
  Dr C Schneider, Dr M Guha, Dr J Baxter
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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This project is supported by colleagues in Storylab. Context. Social inclusion research has found that pupils with a migration background are more likely to socialise with pupils who have a similar background.
  Physical and socio-economic drivers of changing fire dynamics in Ethiopia’s drylands and impacts on ecosystem services.
  Dr E Tebbs, Prof M Wooster
Application Deadline: 14 February 2020

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Fire is a critical component of the ecology of African savannas and it is used by humans as a tool for rangeland management. Across much of northern Africa there has been a decreasing trend in burned area, but the drivers and impacts of these changes are not yet fully understood.
  PhD Scholarships at the Management School

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A stimulating and dynamic research environment. As part of the Russell Group of research intensive universities, we are dedicated to conducting socially responsible and impactful research.
  Sharing Rhymes and Rhythms Across Generations: Mutual Benefits of Music & Reading Aloud Between Children and Individuals with Dementia
  Research Group: Developmental Science
  Dr S Gerson
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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Even in the early stages of dementia, those affected face more than recall problems, including enduring issues with communication, often resulting in social exclusion.
  ESRC CASE PhD studentship: The contribution of equitable governance of protected areas to achieving effective biodiversity conservation
  Dr K Schreckenberg, Mr P Franks
Application Deadline: 14 February 2020

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Background. Protected areas (PAs) are a key tool for combating extreme rates of biodiversity loss.
  Human Geography: ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Collaborative Studentship ‘Urban-Economic Development, Urban Density, and Purpose Built Student Housing’
  Dr C Muellerleile
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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Swansea University, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invites applications for funded PhD study, available to start in October 2020.
  Assessing the impact of crowdfunded microfinance on entrepreneurs in developing countries
  Dr J Cox, Prof A Thorpe, Dr J Da Silva Afonso
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2020. The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Business and Law, and will be supervised by Dr Joe Cox and Professor Andy Thorpe.
  Responsible Luxury: Aligning Luxury and Sustainability through Practice Theories
  Dr M Ghaffari, Prof D Vazquez-Brust
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2020. The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Business and Law, and will be supervised by Dr Mahsa Ghaffari and Professor Diego Vazquez-Brust.
  Remaking and upcycling fashion and textiles: investigating the role of design and social enterprise in shaping the transition to a circular economy
  Dr E Igoe, Dr M Anderson, Prof D Sugg Ryan
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2020. This studentship belongs to ‘Transforming Portsmouth’, a cross-university interdisciplinary research programme designed to provide actionable evidence to underpin Portsmouth’s transformation to a sustainable city.
  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.
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