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  Eco-grief and community experiences of changing water practices in Malawi
  Dr A Rogers, Dr D Gilmour
Application Deadline: 18 July 2019

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The project involves exploring community experiences of changing water practices in Malawi.
  A spatially explicit evaluation of mountain hare-related conservation conflicts in the Cairngorms
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr H Wheeler
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Socio-economic impacts of rewilding projects
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr H Wheeler, Dr N Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Bonnart Trust PhD Scholarship: Addressing Intolerance and Integration

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A fully funded three year postgraduate Bonnart Trust PhD Scholarship is awarded each year to an outstanding candidate whose research topic explores one of the following themes.
  Cardiff University School of Geography and Planning - PhD Opportunities

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Cardiff School of Planning and Geography. (CPLAN) is a major international centre for research in the areas of planning and spatial policy.
  Dynamic modelling of linked circular economies
  Dr M Van De Wiel
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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In many urban areas, pathways of essential resources such as food, water and energy are subject to multiple inefficiencies. Circular economies try to minimize wastages by reusing or recycling the waste products within each resource stream.
  Wildfire activity under climate change: developing an assessment approach for past, present and future risk
  Dr J Eden
Application Deadline: 24 June 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. Wildfires constitute a major natural hazard and pose huge risk to many regions of the world.
  Vulnerabilities’ and ‘Capabilities’ within the Context of Protracted Displacement Crises
  Dr K Sharapov, Dr T Guma
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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Whilst the ’vulnerabilities’ of individuals forced to cross borders and of internally displaced persons have been often highlighted and documented over several decades, less is known about the ’capabilities’ of displaced people themselves to respond to contexts of exile/displacement.
  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).
  Using child maintenance as a tool to enhance the circumstances, outcomes and wellbeing of lone mothers and children.
  Research Group: Institute for Social Policy, Housing and Equalities Research
  Dr M Treanor, Prof G Bramley
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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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.
  Culture, Media & Creative Industries PhD

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About Culture, Media & Creative Industries PhD. REF rankings 2014. 1st in the UK for power. 80% of our research was deemed to be world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent (3*) standard.
  Digital Humanities PhD (option of a joint PhD with National University of Singapore)

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About Digital Humanities PhD.
  Alternative Lifestyles: Mobile Home Parks in the Metropolitan Fringe ¬ a UK/US comparison.
  Dr P Garside
Applications accepted all year round

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Mobile homes are growing in popularity for those who cannot afford conventional housing (Yarnal and Aman, 2009). There are now approximately 250,000 people living in park homes in the UK while in the US over 22m people live in one.
  Climate change influences on landsliding in the British Isles
  Dr M Ibsen, Dr A P Dykes, Dr S Downward
Applications accepted all year round

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Climate change predictions for the British Isles generally indicate that there will be higher winter rainfall in future, but with more frequent high intensity rainfall events at any time of year.
  Community Resilience – Benefit or Burden?
  Dr T Coates
Applications accepted all year round

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Community resilience has become a central part of disaster management approaches over recent years, adopted by policymakers and practitioners’ worldwide.
  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.
  Flood mitigation schemes in rural communities in the south west of England
  Dr K Clarke, Dr A P Dykes, Dr M Ibsen
Applications accepted all year round

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There have been several severe flood events in southwest England in recent years, including Boscastle in 2004, Dawlish in 2014 and Coverack in 2014 and July 2017.
  International migration and ethnic diversity in London in the first decades of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
  Dr D Brown, Prof N S Walford
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will explore international migration and ethnic diversity in parts of London in the first decades of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries using a combination of historical and contemporary Population Census and related information sources.
  The role of lateral and tree transport in methane cycling in tropical peatlands
  Dr S Pangala
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Tropical peatlands in Southeast Asia have sequestered carbon over thousands of years and are an important global carbon stock.
  School of Cultural Studies and Humanities

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The. School of Cultural Studies and Humanities. is the home of English Literature, Creative Writing, History and Media Studies research at Leeds Beckett University.
  Network modelling of seed biosecurity risk
  Prof P Hulme
Application Deadline: 15 July 2019

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Additional supervisors. Prof John Hampton, Dr Phil Rolston, Dr Chris Buddenhagen,. The Bio-Protection Research Centre, Lincoln University, New Zealand, is offering a fully funded PhD fellowship through the New Zealand Better Border Biosecurity consortium.
  LSE PhD Studentships for 2019

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Want to know more?. Ask LSE. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world's leading dedicated social science institution.
  Exploring appropriate disaster risk awareness raising methods among informal construction sector
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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Rapid but often poorly controlled urbanisation and the increase in construction delivered by informal workers with low levels of education and vocational training in locations highly vulnerable to impacts of natural hazards is common in Low and Middle-Income Countries around the world.
  Understanding the impact of building regulations and planning policies on achieving sustainable and resilient cities
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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It is commonly agreed that building regulations and planning policies play an important role in reducing disaster risks; yet there is little understanding about disaster risk creation in the contexts where building regulations and planning policies are absent or poorly implemented.
  PhD programmes in Liberal Arts

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Mary Immaculate College (MIC) offers a diverse suite of postgraduate programmes in Liberal Arts to masters and doctoral level. Be part of an innovative and creative learning environment with student supports, graduate skills training and a range of financial supports.
  River catchment erosion and flood histories using geochemical fingerprinting of sediment archives
  Prof I.C. Fuller, Dr ST McColl
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD available in the Geosciences Group at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, on the topic of.
  Fully funded PhD Scholarships in the School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment

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Fully funded PhD Scholarship Opportunities, Potential immediate start. School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment. Scholarship opportunity's with immediate or early 2019 start for applicants with exceptional tertiary qualifications.
  Nature of the Yarlung-Tsangpo Suture Zone in Tibet, PhD project based at Monash University, Australia
  Prof R Weinberg
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will be carried out in collaboration with the China University of Geosciences – Beijing focusing on structural geology, geochronology, igneous petrology and tectonics of the Yarlung-Tsangpo Suture Zone in order to better understand the evolution of the Tibetan Plateau.
  Tectonic evolution of the Borborema Province in NE Brazil, PhD project based at Monash University, Australia
  Prof R Weinberg
Applications accepted all year round

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This project focuses on structural geology and tectonic evolution of the Borborema Province in NE Brazil using structural geology, sediment provenance through zircon studies and metamorphic petrology in collaboration with the Brazilian Geological Survey.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Geospatial Systems - 4 year PhD Studentships

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 The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Geospatial Systems invites high-quality applications for up to 9 fully funded 4-year PhDs at Newcastle University and University of Nottingham.
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