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Environmental Science (global health) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Improving UK air quality forecasts during heatwaves
  Dr R Hossaini, Prof J Wild
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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Poor air quality is a major global health concern affecting all industrialised nations and virtually all of society. Worldwide, ~3 million deaths are attributable to air pollution annually (World Health Organization), with ~40,000 premature deaths in the UK alone (Royal College of Physicians).
  EASTBIO: Application of MinION Nanopore sequencing to understand the impact of environmental changes on sentinel indicators of ecosystem health
  Dr E Watson
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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We are increasingly aware that human, veterinary and environmental health is intricately linked and farming and food production systems must not only be resilient to environmental changes and threats but the systems themselves must also perform with minimal environmental impact.
  Bending the curve – restoring biodiversity by understanding taxon-biome-responses to global threats
  Ms K Jones
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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Lead Supervisor – Prof Kate Jones (University College London). Co-supervisors – Prof Rob Ewers (Imperial College London), Dr Marcus Rowcliffe (Zoological Society of London).
  Clean air for all? Air pollution, deprivation and health
  Prof S Metcalfe, Dr D Whyatt
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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Poor outdoor air quality, particularly that associated with high concentrations of very fine particles (PM2.5) has been identified globally as a major cause of early mortality.
  New methods for calculating the oceans role in absorbing key greenhouse gases. PhD in Renewable Energy (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr I Ashton
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Ian Ashton, Department of Engineering, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Developing new UAV-based survey approaches for monitoring tree and soil health indices in SE Asian oil palm plantations
  Dr P Scholefield, Dr R Ewers, Mr J Moat, Dr N McNamara
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Poor tree health in Oil Palm plantations is a primary cause of low yield, typically dealt with by applying high volumes of fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.
  ONE Planet DTP - Geospatial big data analytics for global water security
  Prof J Mills
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Global water security – ensuring a reliable and acceptable quantity and quality of water, and managing water-related risks for all – is foundational to sustainable development.
  Global phylo-epidemiology Vibrio parahaemolyticus within a context of climate change
  Prof J Martinez-Urtaza, Prof C Hauton, Dr R Marsh
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Project Rationale. Vibrio parahaemolyticus (Vp) is a marine bacterium and a natural inhabitant of coastal environments worldwide.
  Research opportunities in the Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre

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The. Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC). is an innovative new research hub guided by principles of social justice, fairness and environmental sustainability.
  NERC-funded PhD studentships: Centre for Environmental Policy and School of Public Health, 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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