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Development Studies PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Expanding the Evidence Base Through Inter-Sectoral Partnerships for Action on Health Equity
  Dr L D'Ambruoso, Prof I Theodossiou, Prof P Abbott
Applications accepted all year round

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Described as the single most critical development failure of the past 30 years, the majority of births, deaths and causes of death in Africa and Asia are never recorded.
  AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 Entry

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PhD studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 entry. AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering up to 67 PhD studentships for 2020 entry, including a number of Collaborative Doctoral (project) awards with regional and national organisations.
  Exploring appropriate disaster risk awareness raising methods among informal construction sector
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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Rapid but often poorly controlled urbanisation and the increase in construction delivered by informal workers with low levels of education and vocational training in locations highly vulnerable to impacts of natural hazards is common in Low and Middle-Income Countries around the world.
  Understanding the impact of building regulations and planning policies on achieving sustainable and resilient cities
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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It is commonly agreed that building regulations and planning policies play an important role in reducing disaster risks; yet there is little understanding about disaster risk creation in the contexts where building regulations and planning policies are absent or poorly implemented.
  Language and numerical cognition: Does the language that we conduct maths in affect our performance?
  Dr I Xenidou-Dervou
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Many consider mathematics to be a universal language. Arabic numerals are indeed used widely throughout the world; however, number-naming systems vary significantly across languages.
  Shaping Good Employment in Greater Manchester or in Adult Social Care. Four Part-Time PhD Scholarship Opportunities
  Prof B Lupton
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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The Decent Work and Productivity Research Centre is advertising four part-time PhD scholarships to support research into enhancing the quality and productivity of work in Greater Manchester and in Social Care (in GM or beyond) and to help shape the activities of our proposed Good Employment Learning Labs (see below).
  AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 Entry

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PhD studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 entry. AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering up to 67 PhD studentships for 2020 entry, including a number of Collaborative Doctoral (project) awards with regional and national organisations.
  Department of Social Sciences

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Contact for queries relating to academic proposals. Professor Simon Winlow [email protected]
  An investigation of the impact of disruption on occupiers and landlords in Commercial Real Estate Markets (Advert Ref: SF19/EE/ABE/GREENHALGH)
  Prof P Greenhalgh, Dr K Muldoon-Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Commercial real estate markets are increasingly prone to dynamic and disruptive change, the drivers of which include technological, social, environmental and employment practices.
  People centred risk and well-being engagement and communication transitions in fragile neighbourhoods (Advert Reference: FAC19/EE/GES/COLLINS)
  Prof A Collins
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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In association with the GCRF urban risk transitions hub, ‘Tomorrow’s Cities’ and the Disaster and Development Network (DDN) of the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, this study will develop an area of focussed inquiry around action data and engagement processes that address multi-hazard risk reduction.
  Ethnicity and Volunteering in Sport: A Sociocultural Analysis (ref: RDF20/SER/HAYTON)
  Dr J Hayton, Prof P Potrac
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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There is an entrenched marginalization of minority groups from and within organised sport, and nowhere is this better crystallised than in the grassroots sport context where 92% of volunteers in sport clubs in England are of White ethnicity (Sport England, 2019).
  Young people bringing nature to their communities (ref: RDF20/SWECW/HENDERSON)
  Dr E Henderson
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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In the UK, young people’s mental health is suffering due to a complex range of factors, with inequalities, poor predicted life outcomes and unfit health and social care systems being amongst the most prominent.
  AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 Entry

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PhD Type

PhD studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 entry. AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering up to 67 PhD studentships for 2020 entry, including a number of Collaborative Doctoral (project) awards with regional and national organisations.
  AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 Entry

Funding Type

PhD Type

PhD studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2020 entry. AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering up to 67 PhD studentships for 2020 entry, including a number of Collaborative Doctoral (project) awards with regional and national organisations.
  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.
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