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  Make Liverpool’s Air-Quality Great Again – Sensing our city
  Dr J Higham, Prof A Morse
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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The aim of the project is to utilise and develop our current city-wide sensor network to understand Liverpool’s pollution.
  Fully Funded Five Year PhD Fellowships in the Sciences

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Fully Funded Five Year PhD Fellowships in the Sciences. The Sciences at the Graduate Center. The Graduate Center, CUNY PhD in the sciences is unique in that it is a consortium of faculty drawn primarily from CUNY campuses across the five boroughs of New York City.
  Universities as transformative sustainability leaders
  Dr C Carroll-Meehan, Prof S Fletcher
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.
  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].
  EDESIA Wellcome Trust Rotation PhD Programme – 4 year Fully Funded PhD opportunities

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4 Year Fully Funded Rotation PhD Opportunities in Plants, Food and Health.
  EDESIA Wellcome Trust Rotation PhD Programme – 4 year Fully Funded PhD opportunities

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4 Year Fully Funded Rotation PhD Opportunities in Plants, Food and Health.
  ONE Planet DTP - Developing novel geophysical tools to investigate urban plant-water processes.
  Dr R Stirling
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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This PhD aims to improve our understanding of how street vegetation influence soil-water capacity in the built environment through the use of geophysical tomography.
  EDESIA Wellcome Trust Rotation PhD Programme – 4 year Fully Funded PhD opportunities

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4 Year Fully Funded Rotation PhD Opportunities in Plants, Food and Health.
  EDESIA Wellcome Trust Rotation PhD Programme – 4 year Fully Funded PhD opportunities

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4 Year Fully Funded Rotation PhD Opportunities in Plants, Food and Health.
  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.
  ONE Planet DTP - Extreme events and mechanisms of flood generation under climate change (Ref: OP20262).
  Prof Stewart Franks
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Project Description. Flood events cause major disruption and socio-economic impacts and with expectations of future climate change, optimally managing such events becomes increasingly imperative.
  QUADRAT DTP: Greening cities: how do street trees contribute to urban biodiversity and ecosystem functions?
  Dr P Caplat, Prof D Burslem, Prof G Keeffe
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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This PhD project will investigate the role of an iconic but poorly studied system (street trees) for enhancing urban biodiversity and support ecosystem functions (e.g.
  PhD studentship in Urban Ecohydrology
  Dr G Manoli
Application Deadline: 25 December 2019

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Despite the rapid urbanization of our planet and the significance of cities in human societies, our ability to sustainably design urban systems is limited.
  Understanding urban trees: form, function and vulnerability
  Dr J Edmondson, Dr H Croft, Prof C P Osborne, Dr N McHugh
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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More than half the global population already live in urban areas and that figure will rise to 66% by 2020. Ecosystem service provision in urban areas is therefore becoming increasingly important for people’s quality of life and the wider environment, to which urban trees make a disproportionate contribution.
  Radionuclides in soils in urban regions.
  Prof G Gillmore, Dr P Hooda
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD concerns the collection, analysis and health impact assessment of soil geochemical data in order to.
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