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  Enhancing Fairtrade farmers’ resilience to environmental change
  Dr A Tallontire, Prof L Stringer
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Agricultural production across the globe is being affected by multiple environmental challenges, the most important of which include climate change, biodiversity loss and land degradation (Reed and Stringer, 2016).
  Insect adaptation to Antarctica: past and future
  Dr S Hayward, Dr L Orsini, Prof J Colbourne
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Model reconstructions of the last glacial maximum (LGM ~20 000 years BP) suggest that all low-lying coastal areas on Antarctica, and many sub-Antarctic islands were completely covered by ice – thus wiping out all terrestrial life.
  Graduate Position (Masters or PhD) in Urban Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation
  Prof D Bristow
Applications accepted all year round

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Cities are where most people on Earth call home, yet cities face and cause many challenges. We are looking for someone that is passionate about solving problems in urban areas.
  Building resilience in coastal governance: ethics and justice in responsible innovation (FORSTER_UDEV20AS)
  Dr J Forster, Dr T Tolhurst, Dr I Lorenzoni
Application Deadline: 2 March 2020

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This competition is open to UK and EU nationals only, subject to certain conditions. Apply to the University of East Anglia for a place to study by Monday 20 January 2020.
  Our Place Our Future: Developing and testing an integrated climate risk framework for heritage sites in Scotland.
  Dr K Crowley
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Climate change is not only threatening our future but destroying our past. Working with Historic Environment Scotland (HES) this project will examine the impacts to heritage sites in Scotland under future extreme climate risk scenarios.
  Climate Resilient Seed Systems in Africa
  Dr S Whitfield, Prof A Challinor, Dr S Kepinski
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Background. Crop breeding is a key area of investment in African agricultural development, as supported by the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Platform and large donor funded programmes (such as those of the CGIAR and the BMGF) (Whitfield, 2015).
  Palaeo Constraints on the 1.5°C World: What does the Pliocene tell us about the long-terms effects of atmospheric CO2 at ~400 ppmv
  Prof A Haywood, Dr D Hill
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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The issue. Our ability to limit the rise in global temperature in line with the Paris Agreement is uncertain due to an inadequate understanding of the long-term sensitivity of the Earth and Climate System to CO2.
  Participatory climate-risk modeling in the Arctic
  Prof J Ford, Prof A Shepherd
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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The Arctic is undergoing transformative climate change, with profound implications for transportation systems. The lengthening of the shipping season in the Arctic Ocean is well-documented herein, with warming temperatures also compromising the operating period and safety of winter roads.
  The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership

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The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership brings together eight of the world's leading research centres in environmental science.
  The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership

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The London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership brings together eight of the world's leading research centres in environmental science.
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