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Geography (complex systems) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Scholarships available for SECReT: The International Training Centre for Security and Crime Related Research Degrees

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UCL SECReT is the international centre for training in security and crime related research degrees, the first centre of its kind in Europe.
  Sustainable food systems: can polycultural systems increase both productivity (energy-nutrients-income) & biodiversity?
  Dr A Gathorne-Hardy, Dr B Smith
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Summary. This multidisciplinary PhD will explore if complex, intercropped, food production systems can increase both biodiversity & productivity compared to both conventional-intensive & conventional-organic systems.
  SCENARIO - Causal discovery algorithms for the study of climate change impacts on the global water cycle
  Research Group: SCENARIO NERC DTP
  Dr M.I. Hegglin, Dr V Ojha
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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The water cycle plays a critical role in shaping the global environment and supporting life on Earth. Climate change is predicted to lead to changes in the water cycle, affect available water resources, and as a consequence endanger the livelihoods of societies especially in the developing world.
  River ecosystem responses to glacier loss
  Prof L Brown, Dr D Quincey
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Climate change poses a considerable threat to the biodiversity of high altitude ecosystems, with Arctic alpine regions across the world already beginning to show clear responses to warming (Milner et al., 2017).
  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.
  Slope stability and climate change in high-mountain regions: Understanding and predicting geo-hazards.
  Dr A Abellan, Dr B Murphy, Dr J West, Dr D Quincey
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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HIGHLIGHTS. ------------------. Timely project. a game changing approach is urgently needed to improve understanding, model and forecast landslides in mountainous areas.
  Unpicking the drivers of spatial-temporal (palaeo)hydroclimatic variation in southern Africa (CENTA2-SGGE1-CARR)
  Dr A Carr, Dr B Chase, Dr A Boom
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Southern Africa lies within a critical transitional zone of the global oceanic and atmospheric circulatory systems. Its response to future global climatic change and to palaeoclimatic changes (e.g.
  ONE Planet DTP - Developing a methodology to measure and optimise the impacts of climate change on urban building environment (Ref: OP20283)
  Dr Z Qian
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Following the Government heating and energy target guidelines to improved building performance it is important to consider building design and human activities when examining the impact of changing microclimate due to climate change.
  Young people bringing nature to their communities (ref: RDF20/SWECW/HENDERSON)
  Dr E Henderson
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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In the UK, young people’s mental health is suffering due to a complex range of factors, with inequalities, poor predicted life outcomes and unfit health and social care systems being amongst the most prominent.
  QUADRAT DTP: Chronology and Changing Cultures on the Mongolian Steppe
  Dr J Wright, Prof P Reimer
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Learn state of the art chronological tools in one of the most dynamic archaeological environments in Asia. Aims. Mongolia has been the most rapidly developing archaeological territory in Eastern Eurasia.
  Proglacial landscape evolution across the Antarctic Peninsula with Holocene climate change
  Dr J Carrivick
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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The ice sheet margin around the Antarctic Peninsula receded rapidly from its Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) position on the continental shelf edge ~ 18 ka (Davies et al., 2012) to a position towards the head of fjords, and in some cases onto land.
  Seven fully-funded PhD scholarships available in the Wellcome Trust Doctoral Training Centre for Public Health Economics and Decision Science

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Seven fully-funded PhD scholarships available in the Wellcome Trust Doctoral Training Centre for Public Health Economics and Decision Science.
  Predicting future climate- and catchment-driven risks to the ‘land-water-shellfish continuum’: towards improved decision-support for Scotland’s shellfish waters
  Dr D Oliver, Prof R Quilliam, Dr S Reaney
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Supervised by Dr David Oliver (University of Stirling), Prof Richard Quilliam (University of Stirling) and Dr Sim Reaney (Durham University).
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