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Climatology & Climate Change PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  SEESALT: Novel ways to ’SEE’ coastal ’SALT’ marshes using low-cost drones and sensors
  Dr D Green, Dr D Mauquoy
Applications accepted all year round

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Saltmarshes are found extensively along low wave energy coastlines resulting from fine sediment accumulation and vegetation establishment.
  Developing geospatial methods for resource assessments of renewable energy technologies
  Prof R McKenna, Dr A Maheri
Applications accepted all year round

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Energy planning processes require detailed data relating to the technical potential and associated costs of renewable energies. These data are employed by stakeholders and researchers to inform decision-making relating to future energy systems.
  Energy system integration of offshore energy: exploring synergies between oil and gas and renewables sectors
  Prof R McKenna, Dr A Maheri
Applications accepted all year round

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The offshore wind and Oil & Gas sectors are historically largely separate. This project seeks to exploit synergies between the two in order to reduce the costs associated with O&G abandonment.
  Multi-energy models of residential energy demand: further developments and international comparisons
  Prof R McKenna, Dr A Maheri
Applications accepted all year round

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Several researchers have developed bottom-up simulation models (Load Profile Generators, LPGs) for residential buildings in various international contexts such as the UK (CREST/CHAP), Germany, Sweden, and Japan.
  What is the optimal scale for fully autonomous municipal energy systems?
  Prof R McKenna, Dr M Gronwald
Applications accepted all year round

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The energy transition requires the integration of large amounts of fluctuating, heterogeneously-spatially-distributed electricity into the energy system.
  Climate change and the development of built asset adaptation strategies
  Research Group: Built Environment Research Group
  Prof K Jones, Prof A Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Built Environment Research Group, Global Sustainability Institute. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/built-environment-research-group.
  Social and ecological impacts of rewilding projects
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr H Wheeler, Dr N Jones
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.
  Controlling water chemistry to improve drinking water quality and minimising disinfection by-products?aiting Update by Supervisor
  Dr E Goslan, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 7 July 2020

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Controlling water chemistry to improve drinking water quality and minimising disinfection by-products?.
  Resource recovery (water, nutrients, heat) from distillery wastewater
  Dr M Pidou, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 14 June 2020

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Sponsored through the EC funded H2020 project ULTIMATE, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £18,000 per annum (tax free) plus fees* for three years.
  Taking old drinking water treatment processes into the 21st Century
  Dr P Jarvis, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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Sponsored by EPSRC, Thames Water and Anglian Water, this studentship will provide a bursary of £19,000 per annum (tax free) plus fees* for four years.
  Exploring the relationship between contemporary environmental concerns and social work
  Research Group: Social Work
  Prof S Webb, Dr H Lynch
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20021 Webb. It is clear from current evidence that contemporary environmental challenges impact disproportionality on those who are socially and economically disadvantaged.
  Leverhulme Wildfires PhD Studentship: Machine Learning and Data Assimilation for accurate wildfire predictions
  Dr R Arcurri, Prof C Prentice
Application Deadline: 15 June 2020

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This project aims to incorporate machine learning algorithms in data assimilation processes to improve efficiency and accuracy of wildfire estimations and predictions.
  Climate change influences on landsliding in the British Isles
  Dr M Ibsen, Dr A P Dykes, Dr S Downward
Applications accepted all year round

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Climate change predictions for the British Isles generally indicate that there will be higher winter rainfall in future, but with more frequent high intensity rainfall events at any time of year.
  International Sport Events and Climate Change: an investigation of bidirectional relationships (Ref: SF20/SER/BATUEV)
  Dr M Batuev
Applications accepted all year round

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As Greta Thunberg and various environmental groups have recently put more pressure on governments to address the global warming issue, international sport event organizers seems to pay little attention to the issue.
  Living Museums: Creating a Built Heritage Asset Management Information System (BMIS) to assist decision making in the Heritage Sector
  Dr W Megarry
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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This is a collaborative project between Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and National Museums NI (NMNI), which owns two living museums in Cultra and Omagh.
  Optimisation of Operational Performance Based on Data-Driven Dynamic Thermal Models
  Dr C Zavoianu
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a Research Studentship (PhD) to carry out research within the School of Computing and Digital Media at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, under the supervision of Dr Ciprian Zavoianu and his team.
  PhDs in Regional Economic and Social Research

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Our research focuses on issues of social and economic disadvantage as experienced by places and people. We invite applications for research study in any of our research strengths, which include.
  Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Tornadoes along Quasi-Linear Convective Systems
  Research Group: Atmospheric Science
  Prof D Schultz, Dr A Revell, Dr A Skillen
Applications accepted all year round

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The UK experiences as many tornadoes as the USA as a whole. 1.2 vs 1.3 tornadoes per 10,000 km2 per year on average (Mulder and Schultz 2015).
  Machine learning based movement tracking from Internet-of-Things [IoT] devices to better understand the link between human behaviour and environmental stressors in cities
  Research Group: Atmospheric Science
  Dr D Topping, Prof J Evans
Applications accepted all year round

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The population in cities around the world is growing. Eighty-five per cent of humanity – some nine billion people - will live in cities by the end of this century.
  Scattering by Cirrus: from Microphysics to Climate Change
  Research Group: Atmospheric Science
  Prof A Webb, Dr P Connolly, Dr A Smedley
Applications accepted all year round

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Ice clouds, which can cover 20-35% of the Earth’s surface at any time, make a major contribution to radiative forcing in the atmosphere, both trapping IR (terrestrial) radiation and reflecting solar radiation.
  Understanding the formation and impacts of pockets of high ice crystal concentrations in mixed-phase layer clouds
  Research Group: Atmospheric Science
  Dr P Connolly, Dr D Topping
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD project aims to understand how small-scale heterogeneity observed within clouds – so called “pockets of high ice crystal number density” – affect mixed-phase layer clouds (see Lloyd et al, 2015).
  “Talking” trees and the ecology of underground fungal super-highways
  Prof D Johnson
Applications accepted all year round

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Introduction. Recent exciting discoveries have shown that plants respond to herbivore-induced signals from neighbours via underground fungal networks1-3.
  Dynamics of Midlatitude and Tropical Convective Storms
  Prof D Schultz, Prof G Vaughan, Dr L Garcia-Carreras
Applications accepted all year round

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Convection is ubiquitous in the atmosphere. Although the ingredients of deep moist convection are well known (lift, instability, and moisture), how those ingredients come together to produce the observed panoply of convective storms worldwide remains an active area of research.
  Geography PhD opportunities

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For more than 125 years, The University of Manchester has produced globally excellent geographical research. When you undertake your PhD with us you'll be integrated into our research ethos and practices, which aim to produce both theoretically significant and policy-relevant contributions to geographical knowledge.
  GW4 FRESH CDT PhD Studentship - Talking algae: an early warning system for water quality threats
  Dr P Rocha
Application Deadline: 11 June 2020

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GW4 FRESH is a consortium of the UK’s top research intensive universities. Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter and research organisations, British Geological Society and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.
  Understanding and improving wind risk assessment for farm forests in Ireland
  Prof N Metje, Prof Mark Sterling
Application Deadline: 31 October 2020

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Strong winds can result in tree uprooting (windthrow, the most common one) and/or breakage (windsnap) causing considerable damage and leading to major financial losses for forest owners.
  Holocene rapid climate change and vegetation response in Cappadocia, Turkey
  Dr W J Eastwood, Dr J P Sadler
Applications accepted all year round

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Multi-proxy approaches to integrated regional studies of environmental variability during the late Glacial and Holocene can provide valuable insights into the ways that significant shifts in climate have affected natural ecosystems, landscapes and human activities over decadal, centennial and millennial timescales.
  Climate Change impact and resilient practices/technologies/procedures/design for buildings or infrastructure projects used by construction companies to reach net zero carbon footprint
  Research Group: Centre For Sustainable Environments
  Prof C Oltean-Dumbrava, Mr E Munive Hernandez
Applications accepted all year round

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Climate change is the biggest challenge characterizing our times.
  Geopolymer reinforced concrete structural element
  Research Group: Centre For Sustainable Environments
  Prof A Ashour
Applications accepted all year round

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Geopolymers is an alkali-activated amorphous aluminosilicious cementitious material. Common aluminosilicate material used for producing geopolymer is fly ash and slag, both industrial by products.
  Techno‐Economic Impact of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
  Research Group: Mechanical and Process Engineering
  Dr N Rahmanian, Dr A Sharma
Applications accepted all year round

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The reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases is agreed in November 2016 in the Paris international agreement (IEA Dec. 2016). The agreement is expected to create a transformative change in the energy sector to combat climate change.
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