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Earth Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Social impacts of decision-making processes under wildlife conservation conflicts in Scotland
  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), Global Sustainability Institute (GSI). https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Socio-economic 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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PhD Type

Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Wider benefits of the National Pollinator Strategy
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr A Helden, Dr T Ings
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.
  Winter activity in the buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris): how is diapause controlled in a commercially important pollinator?
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr T Ings, Dr P Celis
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG). https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Mate choice, and mate choice copying in cuttlefish
  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
  Dr G Cooke, Dr S Mowles
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/behavioural-ecology.
  The evolution of primate vocal signals: from call production to signal function
  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
  Dr J Dunn, Dr C Wascher
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/behavioural-ecology.
  Climate change and the development of built asset adaptation strategies
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Prof K Jones, Prof A Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Cost and efficiency focused optimisation of domestic waste water heat recovery application
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Dr A Ramezanpour
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Mitigation, adaptation, built asset management and climate change
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Prof K Jones, Dr A Coday
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Resilience-based asset management in Integrated Urban Wastewater System (IUWS)
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Dr M Imani
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Analysing drone footage for detecting change in man-made environments
  Dr G Vogiatzis
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

One of the major applications of aerial surveillance is the monitoring and detection of change in man-made environments.
  Reducing air pollutions and greenhouse gases in urban and rural areas using atmospheric solar photocatalysis
  Dr W Li
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Gas emissions from human activity are threating our health and environment. For instance, motor vehicles are a significant source of urban air pollutions (e.g.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Engineered Tissues for Discovery, Industry and Medicine (LifETIME)

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PhD Type

The CDT will train the next generation of leaders in developing in vitro tissues, sensing and diagnostics to develop humanised in vitro systems to drive better drug screening.
  Research Masters. Mink in Welsh waterways: The efficacy of invasive species control (KESS2 Scholarship)
  Dr G Shannon
Application Deadline: 20 September 2019

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PhD Type

Invasive species are one of the leading causes of global biodiversity decline and significant conservation effort has been focussed on the control of these species.
  Tomato early blight – identification of genetic sources of resistance to Alternaria solani (KESS2 PhD Scholarship)
  Dr K Steele
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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This studentship is an opportunity for an EU-national to learn plant pathology and work with industry partners (Burpee NL and the Sarvari Research Trust) to evaluate the genetics of resistance of tomato to early blight, caused by the fungus Alternaria solani.
  Predicting future compound hazards of coastal flooding
  Dr P Robins
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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PhD Type

This scholarship aims to understand the present and future risks posed by flooding and associated poor water quality in estuaries.
  Formation of Intermetallics during Solidification of Aluminium Alloys
  Prof I Chang
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a full time PhD studentship BCAST at Brunel University London beginning 1st February 2018 or later, to be agreed at interview.
  Investigating the requisites of increasing the reuse of waste electrical and electronic equipment in the UK
  Dr E Iacovidou
Applications accepted all year round

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Waste minimisation is key to implementing the circular economy. Circular economy is a concept that promotes the efficient use of resources, by retaining them in the economy for as long as possible, thereby increasing their longevity.
  Multivariate flood risk analysis under uncertainty and nonstationarity
  Dr Y Fan
Applications accepted all year round

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Flood risk inference would generally be influenced by a number of factors (e.g. data availability, model selection), which lead to extensive uncertainty in risk inferences.
  Reliable hydrological prediction under climate change
  Dr Y Fan
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Climate change due to anthropogenic activity are causing amounts of effect on our planet. One of the major concerns are related to the changes of water resources in future.
  Bayesian Spatiotemporal Regression for Landscape Ecology
  Prof K Yu
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Landscapes are the result of numerous processes and factors that operate and interact across different spatial and temporal scales.
  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: The development, testing and validating of a technical design guide for ‘Cardiff Living’ Nearly/Zero Energy Dwellings for Sale and Rent
  Dr C Hayles, Dr J Littlewood
Application Deadline: 3 September 2019

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PhD Type

This KESS2 project is in collaboration with Wates Residential Welsh office in Cardiff; and builds on Dr Carolyn Hayles research in sustainable, affordable…
  Gold containing nanoalloy catalysts for redox reactions
  Prof G J Hutchings, Prof S Taylor
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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PhD Type

Gold when alloyed with other metals can give enhanced activity in redox reactions. The aim of this PhD is to prepare gold containing nanoalloys as bimetallic or trmetallic formulations using a range of methods for example sol immobilisation.
  Voltage uprating for more-electric and hybrid aircraft
  Dr D Clark, Prof M Haddad
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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PhD Type

Decarbonisation of the transport sector is a major priority, both nationally and globally. It is estimated that the domestic and international aviation sectors constitute 2% of the global CO2 emissions arising from human activity.
  Prospering from the Energy Revolution – EnergyREV Consortium
  Dr J Patterson
Application Deadline: 20 August 2019

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PhD Type

There is a need to shift from individual smart buildings to smart local energy systems to achieve the UK and international carbon emission targets set.
  Cardiff University School of Geography and Planning - PhD Opportunities

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Cardiff School of Planning and Geography. (CPLAN) is a major international centre for research in the areas of planning and spatial policy.
  Efficiency Enhancement of Class-A Foams by Means of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles for Self-Organising Swarms of Autonomous UAV to Fight Wildfires
  Dr M Innocente
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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PhD Type

Coventry University has been voted ‘Modern University of the Year’ for three straight years (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014−2016) and is ranked in the UK’s top 15 overall for the fifth year in a row (Guardian University Guide).
  Coventry University £7million Postgraduate Research Studentship fund

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PhD Type

Coventry University is a top-50 placed (Complete University Guide 2019,) globally-connected university with research collaborations across the world and multinational research staff and postgraduate researchers.
  Cloth filtration for solids removal from wastewater PhD
  Dr M Pidou, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 6 September 2019

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PhD Type

Sponsored by Alfa Laval Ltd and the EPSRC, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £17,000 (tax free) plus (UK/EU) fees* for three years.
  Contributing to the circular economy: biological coagulant recovery in water and wastewater treatment PhD
  Dr G Dotro, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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PhD Type

Sponsored by EPSRC, Cranfield University, Severn Trent Water, Thames Water, United Utilities and Scottish Water, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £18,500 (tax free) plus fees* for three years.
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