Applications are invited for our EPSRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) PhD studentships that will support six (6) research projects starting 1 October 2022. One of these projects is “Hydraulic Performance of Natural Flood Management Measures” led by Dr Pedro Martin-Moreta in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Natural Flood Management (NFM) aims to improve traditional flood risk management methods by using natural processes. The PhD researcher will conduct experiments in hydraulic flume facilities at Brunel University London and field measurements in partnership with a Local Flood Authority and Non-Profit Organization. Numerical modelling will be conducted in collaboration with HR Wallingford. This research will increase understanding of the performance of NFM solutions and will provide practical recommendations for NFM design.
Knowledge in hydraulics and previous laboratory or field experience would be an advantage. You should be a highly motivated individual and possess a strong sense of curiosity. The ability to study independently, think critically and collaborate with others is essential.
How to Apply
Email the documents below as a single PDF file to [Email Address Removed] by 16:00 on Friday 3 June 2022. Please state the name of the project supervisor in your email.
· Your up-to-date CV;
· Your 300-word personal statement setting out why you are suitable for this position;
· Your Undergraduate/Postgraduate Masters degree certificate(s) and transcript(s);
· Your English Language qualification of IELTS 6.5 overall or equivalent, if applicable;
· Two references, one of which can be provided by a member of Brunel University academic staff.
Interviews will take place in June 2022.