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  Deluge or drought? Climate change and South Asian Monsoon rainfall (WEBBERUENV20ARIES)
  Dr B Webber, Prof D Stevens, Prof M Joshi, Dr AG Turner
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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BACKGROUND. Climate change is expected to profoundly affect the South Asian (Indian) monsoon, with substantial impacts on the livelihoods of over a billion people.
  Asian Monsoon drought and flood intensity: testing predicted response to changes in global warmth and polar ice volume
  Prof P Wilson, Dr C Xuan, Dr A Crocker
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Project Rationale. The Asian Monsoon (AM) is a major component of the global climate system, affecting the lives of four billion people.
  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.
  Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), Erasmus University Rotterdam

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IHS. is a cooperative institute of the Erasmus School of Economics and the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).
  ONE Planet DTP - Developing multidecadal spatial timeseries of climate and land surface conditions over High Mountain Asia using remote sensing imagery (OP20274)
  Dr N Forsythe
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Major Asian river basins arising from the Tibetan Plateau are highly dependent on water resources for food security, employment in agricultural industries.
  Ethnicity and Volunteering in Sport: A Sociocultural Analysis (ref: RDF20/SER/HAYTON)
  Dr J Hayton, Prof P Potrac
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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There is an entrenched marginalization of minority groups from and within organised sport, and nowhere is this better crystallised than in the grassroots sport context where 92% of volunteers in sport clubs in England are of White ethnicity (Sport England, 2019).
  Facilitating the circular economy in India’s food security: the social, economic and agronomic barriers and opportunities of wastewater
  Dr K V Heal, Dr A Gathorne-Hardy, Dr H Gorringe
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Project summary. This interdisciplinary project combines environmental and social science to quantify the potential benefits of wastewater for Indian agriculture, as well as understanding the social barriers to wastewater use, and identifying opportunities to overcome these.
  Son preference and sex selection: Diffusion processes and re-evaluation of policies in India.
  Dr S Dubuc
Applications accepted all year round

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Amartya Sen’s seminal article ‘More Than 100 Million Women Are Missing’ in 1990, brought the topic of sex-selection against females to global attention and inspired academic work in the field1.
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