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  Producing chemicals and materials sustainably: Understanding the economic implications and firms decision making
  Prof E Phimister, Dr J Cai
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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There are a range of potential novel processes and techniques which would allow the sustainable production of chemicals and materials from organic waste particularly involving anaerobic digestion.
  Better shared decision making within cancer care (CANDECIDE)
  Dr S MacLennan, Prof M Ryan
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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This is an innovative interdisciplinary project within the important area of supportive care. The student will join a small expert team within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences which has good links with NHS Grampian and UCAN (Urological Cancer Charity).
  Chronic pain: from public health impact to impact on public health policy
  Prof G Macfarlane, Dr K Oliver
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Chronic pain represents a frequent and disabling condition and it is generally acknowledged that it represents and important public health problem and economic burden.
  General Practice contracts: The impact of contract changes on General Practices in Scotland
  Dr V Watson, Dr R Schulz, Prof P Murchie
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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In the UK, most GP Practices are run as private businesses that contract with the Government to provide general medical care to the population of patients who are registered with them.
  Predicting the risk of moderate and severe exacerbations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) using linked electronic health records
  Dr M Nath, Dr J Haughney, Prof A Lee
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease requiring timely diagnosis and assessment of the severity as well as intensive treatment and health care support to prevent disease progression.
  KESS 2 East Scholarship: Determining the potential for precision grazing to improve the resilience of livestock production systems.
  Dr P Williams, Dr J Gibbons
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship in improving the economic and environmental performance of pasture-based livestock production systems through better utilisation of grass.
  KESS 2 East Scholarship: Strategies for meeting targets for ammonia emissions and nitrate leaching reduction for Welsh beef and sheep farms
  Prof D Chadwick, Dr P Williams
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship that focuses on strategies for reducing ammonia emissions and nitrate leaching for Welsh beef and sheep farms.
  Risk analysis based on extreme regression
  Prof K Yu
Applications accepted all year round

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Extremes may give rise to bigger severity of occurrences than ordinary risks and then turn notably complex. Management of extreme events often faces challenges in the practice of problem solving and decision making, and therefore, requires of a special consideration and sufficiently using information provided.
  Modelling the movements of goods between locations and countries
  Dr D Groen
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to create an agent-based model that mimics the movement of goods between locations and trading individuals in a given country-specific setting.
  Design for behaviour change in African urban informal settlements
  Dr F Ceschin
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD is linked to a 5-year research project entitled ‘Mainstreaming Gender for Energy Security in Poor Urban Environments’, in short Gender for Energy Security (GENS).
  Narrative Research in Accounting and Finance
  Dr S Rahman
Applications accepted all year round

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Narratives in financial disclosures have been extensively researched since the 1980s. While narrative research in the UK is predominantly qualitative while in the US predominantly quantitative, recent topics in narrative accounting in the UK have increasing use of quantitative and mixed methods.
  Textual Analysis in Accounting and Finance
  Dr S Rahman
Applications accepted all year round

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In the last decade, there has been a growing interest in textual analysis on the linguistic characteristics of financial disclosures, such as the tone (sentiment), readability, and attribution of financial performance.
  Filtering algorithms for Levy processes, with application to financial modelling
  Dr P Date
Applications accepted all year round

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The problem of inference about the values of hidden or latent variables from imperfect sensor measurements arises in many branches of science, including engineering and mathematical finance.
  PhD opportunities in Economics and Finance 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.
  Cardiff Business School - PhD Opportunities in Business and Management and Economics

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The Cardiff Business School PhD programme. will prepare you either for a career as a leading academic scholar or to excel as a business practitioner or policy decision maker.
  Cardiff Business School - WALES ESRC FULLY FUNDED GENERAL STUDENTSHIPS (Business and Management)

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Cardiff Business School.  invites applications for. PhD study. with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which are available in the areas of.
  Cardiff Business School - WALES ESRC FULLY FUNDED GENERAL STUDENTSHIPS (Economics)

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Cardiff Business School. invites applications for. PhD study. with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020 in the area of.
  Mathematical and statistical methods for the land-use decision-making process
  Dr P Wongsa-art
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Students will be enrolled on the PhD in Economics at Cardiff Business School. The ideal candidate has a specialist Master Degree in Economics, Statistics or related subjects from an internationally renowned University.
  Mind the ‘voting gap’: An econometric analysis of disability and political participation
  Prof M Jones
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The successful candidate will be enrolled on the Economics PhD Programme at Cardiff Business School. As part of the ESRC research centre WISERD (https://wiserd.ac.uk/) I am undertaking a programme of work on disability and political participation.
  The Gender Pay Gap Over the Life Cycle
  Dr E Kaya
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The successful candidate will be enrolled on the Economics PhD at Cardiff Business School. This project will investigate the evolution of gender pay gap over the life cycle and explore the extent to which this can be explained by factors such as household composition, family structure, employment and occupation.
  VC International Scholarship: Women’s Labour Supply and Employment in the Global South
  Prof M Jones, Dr E Kaya
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Cardiff University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships for Research Excellence offer seven eligible applicants the opportunity to join our Doctoral Academy community for three years on a full-time basis.
  What’s behind the gig-economy? Economic, social and individual analysis of self-employment growth in the UK
  Prof A Henley
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The successful candidate will be enrolled on the PHD in Economics OR the PHD in Business and Management at Cardiff Business School.
  KESS 2 East Studentship on The State of the City Region: Developing a Data Visualisation Tool
  Dr G Bristow, Dr B Webb
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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The main aim of the project is to establish a data set and form of digital tools and visualisations to help the Economic Growth Partnership and the Cardiff Capital Region Cabinet to track development trends and benchmark the region’s performance over time.
  KESS 2 East studentship on Understanding sectoral strengths: developing the tools to analyse priority economic sectors and activity in the Cardiff Capital Region
  Dr G Bristow, Prof M Munday
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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The main aim of the project is to establish a robust methodology for identifying key economic sectors and consumption activity in the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR).
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences – Establishing intergenerational Socially Perceived Necessities in Senegal (January 2021 start)
  Dr M Pomati, Dr S Nandy
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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The first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) tasks countries with eradicating poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences - Migration and non-monetary chronic poverty in Low and Middle Income Countries (January 2021)
  Dr S Nandy, Dr M Pomati
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Chronic poverty – that is prolonged exposure to the conditions associated with or caused by insufficient resources to attain a minimally acceptable standard of living – is a major global challenge, affecting the lives of hundreds of millions around the world.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences – Urbanisation and nutritional transitions: a secondary data analysis study (January 2021 start)
  Dr M Pomati, Dr S Nandy
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Over the last 40 years, there has been a significant increase in overweight and obesity in high, middle- and low-income countries.
  The Adoption of Renewable Energy by Households
  Dr G Williams
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will require a survey of relevant stakeholders. Some knowledge of non-market valuation techniques is required.
  5 PhD Scholarships in Economics

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Collaboration between Charles Darwin University and Treasury & Finance in the Northern Territory Government. Researching. Economics, the Environment, Law, Social and Public Policy, and Changing demographics.
  Coventry University International Cotutelle PhD Programmes

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Coventry University offers PhD candidates an unparalleled international experience, working alongside world-class researchers through cotutelle PhD programmes at Deakin University, Australia.
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