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Geography (information systems) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Field scale reconstruction of nineteenth century rural land use using first County Series OS maps and parish area books
  Prof N S Walford, Dr D Brown
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will explore agricultural land use change in mid-nineteenth century England, which was a period of relatively high prosperity and stability before the onset of an era of decline and depression from the early 1870s through to the twentieth century.
  Settlement Change and Climatic Fluctuations in the East Anglian Breckland c.1000BC – 1600 AD (WILLIAMSON-HIS20CHASE)
  Prof T Williamson (
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The University of East Anglia and Norfolk County Council’s Community and Environmental Services Department invite applications for a Collaborative Doctoral Award on ‘Settlement change and climatic fluctuations in the East Anglian Breckland, c.
  Unified high‐performance hydrodynamic modelling framework for offshore renewables
  Dr Z Ma
Application Deadline: 18 April 2020

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The UK is looking into the development and use of renewable energies to reduce carbon emission to mitigate its adverse impact on global warming and climate change.
  KESS 2 East Studentship on The State of the City Region: Developing a Data Visualisation Tool
  Dr G Bristow, Dr B Webb
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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The main aim of the project is to establish a data set and form of digital tools and visualisations to help the Economic Growth Partnership and the Cardiff Capital Region Cabinet to track development trends and benchmark the region’s performance over time.
  KESS 2 East studentship on Understanding sectoral strengths: developing the tools to analyse priority economic sectors and activity in the Cardiff Capital Region
  Dr G Bristow, Prof M Munday
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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The main aim of the project is to establish a robust methodology for identifying key economic sectors and consumption activity in the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR).
  Evaluation of national syndromic surveillance data for the surveillance of GI pathogens and exploration of novel sources of syndromic surveillance data to enhance GI surveillance
  Prof A Elliot, Prof I Buchan
Application Deadline: 26 April 2020

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Syndromic surveillance is the near real-time collection, analysis and interpretation of ‘big data’, including healthcare data and other associated sources of health related information e.g.
  Syndromic surveillance of gastrointestinal illness for a more connected future
  Prof I Buchan, Prof A Elliot
Application Deadline: 26 April 2020

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In order to prevent and control gastrointestinal diseases, public health services need to analyse data from many sources, including GPs, hospitals and laboratories.
  EPSRC PhD Studentship in: Determining the impact of developing a 24/7 supply of drinking water on assets, communities and the environment in Nepal?
  Dr R Collins, Prof V Speight
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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The University of Sheffield, Sheffield Water Centre in collaboration with The Beacon Project and the Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and Resilience.
  Making impact assessment relevant for the 21st century (BONDAU20SF)
  Dr A Bond
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The future of impact assessment (IA) (a mandated decision-support process in every country of the world) has to contend with global megatrends, including the fourth industrial revolution (Retief et al., 2016), that are set to change the face of the planet (Dusik et al., 2018).
  Making tiering in environmental assessment work (BONDA1U20SF)
  Dr A Bond
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) system is supposed to predict the effects of actions that might have significant impacts at all levels of decision-making, including policies, plans, programmes and projects.
  Digital nomads? Impacts of virtual working environments on hotel managers’ financial decision-making
  Dr N Haynes, Dr A Ali
Applications accepted all year round

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Traditionally speaking the view of the hotel general manager’s role was to act as “Mein Host” which suggested the need for a physical presence in the hotel.
  How predictable are Arctic cyclones?
  Dr K Hodges
Applications accepted all year round

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The area of proposed research is the predictability of Arctic cyclones.
  EPSRC PhD Studentship in: The Future of Hydraulic Water Network Design to Manage Discolouration Risk
  Dr PS Husband
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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The University of Sheffield, Sheffield Water Centre in collaboration with United Utilities and the Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and Resilience.
  Financing Clean Air: the potential of Land Value Capture (LVC) to secure sustainable urban development supporting air quality enhancement
  Mr J Sik Kim, Dr HC Chung
Applications accepted all year round

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Poor urban air quality is a threat to human life, a detrimental impact on quality of life and potentially hindering economic growth.
  Using Child Maintenance as a Tool to Enhance the Circumstances, Outcomes and Wellbeing of Lone Mothers and Children
  Prof M Treanor
Application Deadline: 4 May 2020

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When lone-mothers receive child maintenance the risk of poverty reduces and the poverty gap closes by 30% in the UK. Child maintenance is where a non-resident parent regularly gives money to the parent with whom the child lives most of the time as a contribution towards the costs of raising a child.
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