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University of East Anglia, School of Environmental Sciences Geography PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 8 University of East Anglia, School of Environmental Sciences Geography PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Climate change during the early industrial era (OSBORNTU19NERC)
  Prof T Osborn, Prof M Joshi
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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Importance. Understanding climate change from the beginnings of industrialisation to the early twentieth century is invaluable. It is a period with strong natural variability from volcanism and climate dynamics, and analysing this period is necessary to determine the full amount of human-induced warming.
  Community Waste: grassroots innovations for sustainable waste systems and practices (SEYFANGG2U19SF)
  Dr G Seyfang
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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The challenge of managing and reducing domestic waste is a growing sustainability problem for governments and Local Authorities. Recycling rates are increasing, but this is not enough to address the environmental challenges faced by our throwaway material culture.
  Democracy in transit: The circulation, adaptation and appropriation of democratic practices in environmental policy (PALLETTHU19SF)
  Dr H Pallett, Dr J Chilvers
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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Practices of democratic governance and decision-making have been institutionalised in environmental policy, yet are constantly evolving and travelling, and new democratic practices are continually being developed.
  Democratic innovations: Assessing new approaches for mapping public involvement in controversial science and technology issues (CHILVERSJU19SF)
  Dr J Chilvers
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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Advances in science and technology have had profound effects on environment and society for good and bad.
  Evaluating biodiversity offsets in environmental impact assessment (BONDA2U19SF)
  Dr A Bond
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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‘Biodiversity offsets’ are a means of delivering a form of compensation for biodiversity loss so that there is an overall outcome of ‘no net loss’ from development (Rajvanshi et al., 2011, Brownlie et al., 2013).
  Exploring how legislatures source, define, and use evidence for environmental decision-making (ROSED2U19SF)
  Dr D Rose, Prof A Jordan
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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Parliaments play a vital role in scrutinising and shaping legislation, enabling elected representatives to hold the government of the day to account.
  Improving the consideration of uncertainty in environmental impact assessment (BONDA1U19SF)
  Dr A Bond
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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The effectiveness of environmental impact assessment (EIA) as a decision-support tool is the focus of debate within the EIA research field (Bond et al., 2014).
  Where technology and agricultural society meet: Exploring the spaces and places of interaction (ROSED1U19SF)
  Dr D Rose, Prof A Lovett
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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New technologies, including decision support tools, may contribute to the sustainable intensification of agriculture by improving productivity and efficiency.
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