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  Understanding Farmers Burn Practices and How They Change in Northern Mozambique
  Dr A Arnall
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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There is growing interest in understanding how small-scale farmers in different parts of the world organise their agricultural and land-burning activities.
  Joint Social Sciences and Environmental Sciences PhD studentship

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 Joint Social Sciences and Environmental Sciences PhD studentship. What am I applying for?. • An expert academic team has developed an inter-disciplinary Social Sciences and Environmental Sciences research project, and are looking for a student to work with them on this project.
  The fourth agricultural revolution: how can we ensure that innovation is responsible?
  Dr D Rose
Application Deadline: 4 November 2019

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Agriculture sits on the cusp of a fourth technology revolution. New technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, Drones, Big Data, the Internet of Things, robotics, gene editing (and more!), have the potential to transform food production beyond recognition.
  Decarbonisation of the Food System
  Dr E Mohareb
Applications accepted all year round

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As the world transitions to a low carbon economic system, dramatic changes will be required across the all sectors. The food system, which is currently estimated to be responsible for 20-30% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, is one where particular urgency is required.
  Optimum architecture and built environmental design for autistic school
  Dr Z Luo, Dr T Tavassoli
Applications accepted all year round

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Autistic children are defined as a special group of children with a variety of developmental disorders consisted in their emotion, language ability, consciousness, style of thinking, movement and also daily behaviours.
  Targeting key symptoms and mechanisms in adolescent depression
  Dr F Orchard
Applications accepted all year round

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Depression is the biggest cause of disability worldwide and is usually experienced for the first time during adolescence. Long-term implications of experiencing depression at this age are serious, and existing evidence-based treatments for depression are only moderately effective.
  How does urbanization affect the abundance and diversity of species?
  Prof M D E Fellowes
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD will focus on the influence of human behaviour on the dynamics and behaviour of species in urban and suburban settings. By altering the environment (e.g.
  The non-human biological trace evidence of shallow graves
  Dr M A Perotti
Applications accepted all year round

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"A number of non-human biological traces are present in or around corpses shallowly buried in soil. This project attempts to characterize the different types of traces, and inform on the role they can play in the forensic analysis of a crime scene.
  Microbiology and ecology of microbes in our rivers - their niche distribution and functional implications
  Dr S Gweon
Applications accepted all year round

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"The distributions of microorganisms in our rivers and their interactions play an important role to environment and human health.
  The earliest Lower Palaeolithic of the Middle Thames: Re-assessing the chronology and distribution of the high-level ancient river terraces
  Dr R Hosfield, Dr S Black
Applications accepted all year round

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The majority of Britain’s earliest Palaeolithic sites are associated with estuaries and/or the lower reaches of major rivers. This distribution of sites suggests that the earliest colonisers may have been restricted to coastal habitats, with their milder micro-climates and distinctive resources.
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