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  GW4 FRESH CDT PhD Studentship: Chemical and ecological effects of combined sewer overflows on rivers
  Prof J Hofman
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Freshwater Biosciences and Sustainability (GW4 FRESH CDT) which is offering up to 14 studentships to start in September 2020.
  Effects of dispersants on mitigating environmental impacts of marine oil pollution: insights from microbiological, chemical and field investigations.
  Dr B McKew, Dr R Holland, Dr T J McGenity
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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Scientific background. Oil spills are one of the most challenging threats to the marine environment that can have long-. term impacts on fisheries, the economy and society.
  GW4 FRESH CDT PhD Studentship: Speciation of emerging contaminants in wetland systems
  Prof B Kasprzyk-Hordern
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Freshwater Biosciences and Sustainability (GW4 FRESH CDT) which is offering up to 14 studentships to start in September 2020.
  Metal speciation in a dynamic intermittent hypoxic marine environment (Loch Etive, Scotland)
  Dr P Salaun, Prof J Sharples, Prof M Inall, Mr T Brand
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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The goal if this project is to determine the biogeochemical cycling of trace metals in an intermittent oxygen-poor marine system.
  SCENARIO - Love isn’t in the air: Assessing how air pollution interrupts insect sex pheromone signalling
  Dr R Girling
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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As humans, the dominant sense with which we perceive the world is vision, in contrast many insects rely upon odours to perceive and interact with their environment.
  Multimodal imaging of airborne particulate matter (PM) pollution as a means of source apportionment
  Prof G Foster, Dr M Loxham, Dr R B Cook, Dr JA Milton
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Project Rationale. Airborne particulate matter (PM) is a key risk factor for premature death (8.9 million per annum worldwide) and reduced quality of life due to a range of diseases of the respiratory and cardiovascular system, with growing evidence for roles in metabolic and cognitive impairments [1].
  Multiphase modelling of atmospheric chemistry
  Prof M Evans, Prof L J Carpenter
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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This project will explore a new representation of multiphase atmospheric chemistry in a state-of-the-art chemical transport model, thus improving our ability to predict climate change and air quality.
  Development of robust inhalation simulation procedures for measuring exposure to potentially harmful elements from soil particulates
  Dr J Wraggs, Dr K T Semple
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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Human exposure to soil-dust can be climate driven in that airborne particulates can be transported (and deposited great distances from the point of origin) through the atmosphere by weather and climatic patterns.
  Persistent organic pollutant futures: making 21st century projections of POPs concentrations and risks in British soils
  Dr S Lofts, Prof K C Jones
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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This project will use cutting edge projections of the future state of society to predict how pollution and its impacts may change across Britain in the 21st century.
  NERC-funded PhD studentships: Departments of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics Imperial College London

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The Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet (SSCP) Doctoral Training Partnership integrates six host partners and a number of business and policy sector partners, to offer an exciting programme that trains and inspires the next generation of environmental experts and leaders to tackle some of the toughest challenges of our time.
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