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  12 PhD funded studentships at ONE Planet
ONE Planet offers a cohort-based doctoral training partnership at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities. We have a minimum of 12 PhD funded studentship awards available for entry September 2019.
  2.5 million PhD funding awards: Engineering, Computing, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Natural and Environmental Sciences
We have 2.5 million PhD funding awards available for Home/EU PhD candidates starting October 2019.  Each award provides a 3.5 year PhD with full Home/EU fees (UKRI rate) and an annual living allowance (minimum £14,777).  Please visit our webpage to view our list of projects available.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Cloud Computing for Big Data
This new multi-million pound initiative will train the next generation of experts in the analysis of "big data" using advanced statistical methodologies and the latest cloud computing technologies, addressing an acute worldwide skills shortage.
  PhD studentship in drug delivery and pharmaceutics – Microneedle skin patch for intradermal drug delivery
  Dr K W Ng
Application Deadline: 21 January 2019
Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. April 2019 for 3 years. Overview. The aim of this project is to design and formulate a microneedle skin patch for targeted drug delivery into the skin.
  PhD Studentship in Drug Delivery and Pharmaceutics - Novel antimicrobial formulation strategies in combating skin biofilm
  Dr W Lau
Application Deadline: 21 January 2019
Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. April 2019 for 3 years. Overview. Interested in finding new treatment for skin infections? This project will investigate novel formulation strategies to overcome skin infection and biofilms.
  ‘Storylines’ of future flooding
  Prof H Fowler
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/.
  A Volume and Mass Conserving Ocean Model for Climate Studies
  Dr M Morales Maqueda
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. For technical reasons, current ocean models employed in climate research use what is called the Boussinesq approximation.
  Are glacial lake hazards increasing int eh Bhutan Hilmaya?
  Dr S Dunning
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Himalayan glaciers have shrunk rapidly in recent decades, coincident with climate warming.
  Carbon flux from shallow landslides and rivers in fjords of British Columbia, Canada
  Dr S Dunning
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. The slopes above many fjords in British Columbia, Canada are heavily forested and susceptible to landslides of varied magnitude and frequency.
  Catchment Systems Restoration: how to build and model leaky barriers
  Dr C Hewett
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Experimental work will include.
  Climate planning and implementations of infrastrcutures-CLIPI
  Dr O Heidrich
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Cities around the world and in the UK in particular develop local climate plans (Heidrich et al 2016; Reckien at al 2018).
  Controls on the causes, dynamics and impacts of the catastrophic mass flows (aluviónes), northern Patagonia, Chile.
  Dr A Russell
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Background. Glacier recession in mountainous regions is known to both reduce slope stability and also create potentially unstable proglacial lakes.
  Controls on the hydro-geomorphological impact of the 2017 El Niño Costero floods, northern Peru.
  Dr A Russell
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Background.
  Cross-fertilizing materials science with geology to study microscopic mechanisms of the rock cycle
  Dr H Yeddu
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Due to the natural and anthropogenic climate change, rocks can undergo significant transitions, known as the rock cycle.
  Designing Electric vehicle Commuter travel ENvironments for fuTure LifestYles (DECENTLY)
  Dr D Dissanayake
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. As a means to mitigate impending climate change and air quality issues associated to transportation emissions, the UK is set a target for 60% of new cars to be electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030.
  Determining the impact of seasonal meltwater on the subglacial hydrology and basal slipperiness of Icelandic glaciers
  Dr N Ross
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Seasonally varying subglacial hydrological systems have been implicated in both the speed up and slow down of glacier and ice sheet flow, through their influence on basal slipperiness.
  Developing cost-effective remote sensing methods for habitat monitoring of Zostera sp. in Lindisfarne, Northumberland
  Dr C Fitzsimmons
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Remote sensing techniques permit rapid mapping of large areas, and can be used in coastal habitats where access is limited.
  Developing novel geophysical tools to investigate urban tree-water processes
  Dr R Stirling
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. This PhD aims to improve our understanding of how street trees influence soil-water capacity in the built environment through the use of geophysical tomography.
  Earth observation to understand and manage nutrition-parasite interactions under global climate change
  Prof I Kyriazakis
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Global climate change is altering plant phenology, and hence spatio-temporal patterns of primary production in grazing systems.
  Effects of changing climate on a tropical peat in Brazil: greenhouse gas sink or source?
  Dr G Abbott
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Campina do Encantado is a tropical low-altitude bog (at sea level) that produces methane in São Paulo State, Brazil (under Tropical Forest).
  Evaluating Catchment Scale Natural Flood Management Projects in the UK
  Dr P Quinn
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. This exciting project involves working at two unique NFM research sites in the UK.
  Glaciers and ice sheets: pressurized nutrient bioreactors for the oceans
  Dr J Telling
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/.
  Green Infrastructure: understanding its role in mitigating current and future flood risk in urban areas
  Dr C Walsh
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. In England alone, 3.2 million households are located in areas at risk of surface water flooding, with annual damages exceeding £300 million.
  If a slope in Antarctica falls down does it matter? Quantifying landslide erosion rates, timing, and the transport of debris
  Dr S Dunning
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Mass movements are the primary process to lower ice-free bedrock slopes above glaciers and ice sheets.
  Integrated biological-chemical-physical modelling to predict early signs of land degradation
  Dr M Montero-Calasanz
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Coastal areas of the UK are highly vulnerable to climate change (Fig.1).
  Internal Solitary Waves in Ice-Covered Waters
  Dr M Carr
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Internal solitary waves (ISWs) propagate along density interfaces within stably- stratified fluids.
  Landslide hazard in response to changing climate forcing
  Dr S Dunning
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Changes to the U.K. climate over time are theorised to result in a complex suite of changes to landslide frequencies, timings and spatial occurrence.
  Machine Learning & Earth Observation to detect rainfall induced landslides
  Prof Z Li
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. This PhD project aims to.
  Modelling effects of climate change on photosynthetic enzymes to find solutions for future food and environmental security
  Dr M Kapralov
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/. Photosynthesis, the most important biological process on a planetary scale, is limited under high temperature by the CO2 fixing enzyme, Rubisco, and its catalytic chaperone, Rubisco activase.
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