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  Novel Approaches to Engaging Land Managers in Monitoring the Impact of Agri-Environment-Climate Schemes
  Dr K Prager, Prof S Redpath
Applications accepted all year round

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Agri-environment-climate schemes (AECS) are a voluntary policy mechanism to incentivise and compensate farmers for undertaking environmental measures as part of their land management.
  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.
  Correlation, Provenance and Reservoir Quality of Triassic Strata in the Central North Sea
  Prof A Hartley, Prof D Jolley, Prof J Howell
Application Deadline: 8 June 2020

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Triassic fluvial successions form important primary and secondary reservoirs in the Central North Sea (CNS) and contain significant future exploration potential.
  Future scenarios for the deployment of autonomous vehicles in urban environments.
  Dr M Beecroft, Dr C Cottrill
Applications accepted all year round

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It is widely anticipated that autonomous vehicles will play an important role in future urban environments, particularly in city-centres.
  Understanding and supporting personal security during walking journeys
  Dr M Beecroft, Dr C Cottrill
Applications accepted all year round

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As well as being a travel mode in its own right, walking plays a critical function as a stage/multiple stages in almost any journey whether undertaken by public or private transport.
  A spatially explicit evaluation of mountain hare-related conservation conflicts in the Cairngorms
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr H Wheeler
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.
  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.
  School of Geography & Planning - Wales ESRC Fully Funded General Studentships

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Cardiff University School of Geography and Planning invites applications for PhD study with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which are available in the areas of.
  Achieving Net-Zero - Hydrogen as a key factor for energy resilience and emission reduction for the UK water sector
  Prof B Jefferson, Dr L Alibardi
Application Deadline: 6 July 2020

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This exciting fully-funded PhD, with an enhanced stipend of £19,000 per annum and working in collaboration with Scottish Water and Anglian Water, will research the means of developing an evidence-based strategy for the UK water sector to switch towards a hydrogen economy aligned to achieving carbon neutrality.
  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?.
  Low-cost paper-based sensors for rapid monitoring of water quality PhD
  Dr Z Yang, Dr F Coulon, Dr F Hassard
Application Deadline: 16 June 2020

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Microbiological contamination of water used for human consumption presents high risks to human health, and it occurs throughout low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
  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.
  Geological and geomorphological characterisation of West Cumbria
  Dr J Lawrence
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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General Description. One PhD scholarship funded by The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is open for applications at Imperial College London.
  London NERC DTP NPIF PhD Studentship: Hyperspectral and Thermal Remote Sensing of Landscape Fire Properties
  Prof M Wooster
Application Deadline: 18 June 2020

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The studentship will explore use of multi- and hyper-spectral laboratory and airborne remote sensing in characterising landscape fires, and ultimately the use of such metrics to help improve and validate new information extractable from satellite observations of active fires.
  Culture, Media & Creative Industries PhD

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About Culture, Media & Creative Industries PhD. Most recent REF rankings. 1st in the UK for power. 80% of our research was deemed to be world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent (3*) standard.
  Digital Humanities PhD (option of a joint PhD with National University of Singapore)

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About Digital Humanities PhD.
  Alternative Lifestyles: Mobile Home Parks in the Metropolitan Fringe ¬ a UK/US comparison.
  Dr P Garside
Applications accepted all year round

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Mobile homes are growing in popularity for those who cannot afford conventional housing (Yarnal and Aman, 2009). There are now approximately 250,000 people living in park homes in the UK while in the US over 22m people live in one.
  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.
  Community Resilience – Benefit or Burden?
  Dr T Coates
Applications accepted all year round

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Community resilience has become a central part of disaster management approaches over recent years, adopted by policymakers and practitioners’ worldwide.
  Field scale reconstruction of nineteenth century rural land use using first County Series OS maps and parish area books
  Prof N S Walford, Dr D Brown
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will explore agricultural land use change in mid-nineteenth century England, which was a period of relatively high prosperity and stability before the onset of an era of decline and depression from the early 1870s through to the twentieth century.
  Flood mitigation schemes in rural communities in the south west of England
  Dr K Clarke, Dr A P Dykes, Dr M Ibsen
Applications accepted all year round

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There have been several severe flood events in southwest England in recent years, including Boscastle in 2004, Dawlish in 2014 and Coverack in 2014 and July 2017.
  School of Cultural Studies and Humanities

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The. School of Cultural Studies and Humanities. is the home of English Literature, Creative Writing, History and Media Studies research at Leeds Beckett University.
  LSE PhD Studentships for 2020

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Want to know more?. Ask LSE. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world's leading dedicated social science institution.
  Arctic-sourced mineral dust fluxes: quantification, drivers and impacts
  Prof J E Bullard, Dr M Baddock
Application Deadline: 1 October 2020

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Reference number. CENTA20-LU3. Start date. 1 October 2020. Closing date. 10 January 2020. Interview date. Week beginning 3 February 2020.
  Grazing and disturbance as management tools in coastal wetlands: consequences for soil organic matter, biodiversity and functional resilience
  Dr A Keith
Application Deadline: 9 June 2020

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Application details. Reference number. CENTA20-LU15. Start date. 1 October 2020. Closing date. 9 June 2020. Interview date. Week beginning 22 June 2020.
  EPSRC-funded PhD studentship on developing internal benchmarking methodologies and their application to improving the cost, quality and environmental performance of water and wastewater systems
  Prof D Saal
Application Deadline: 8 June 2020

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Application details. Reference number. SBE-DSMN20. Start date of studentship. 01 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 8 June 2020.
  EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentship Awards (Physical Geography)

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The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology is pleased to invite applications for two funded studentships in Physical Geography.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Geospatial Systems - 4 year PhD Studentships

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University of Nottingham and Newcastle University, supported by Ordnance Survey, invites high-quality applications from UK and EU nationals for three fully funded 4-year (1+3) PhDs in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Geospatial Systems for September 2020 entry.
  PhD studentship in School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape - Transplanetary Imaginaries of Living Architecture: Sociocultural Explorations of More-than-Human Relations in Off-Earth and Futuristic Habitats
  Dr C McLeod
Application Deadline: 1 July 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. 1 October 2020. The funding covers a three-year PhD. Overview.
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