|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||From £17,668 per annum|
|Placed On:||3rd February 2023|
|Closes:||19th February 2023|
An opportunity to apply for a funded full-time PhD in the College of Arts, Technology and Environment, UWE Bristol. The studentship will be funded by Welsh Government and UWE Bristol.
The expected start date of this studentship is 01 April 2023
The closing date for applications is 19 February 2023.
About the Studentship
As part of Welsh Government’s Coal Tip Safety programme, the reclamation of coal tips has been identified as an area requiring considerable work in strategy development. Coal tip reclamation would prioritise public safety, however, the regeneration could offer potentially significant opportunities in numerous key policy areas (e.g. waste, energy, the environment, transport/travel, the economy) as well as added social benefits within affected communities.
The aim of this research is to explore the impact/s of previous coal tip reclamation and the related regeneration programmes on communities and the environment. A further aim is to understand how these findings, current Government priorities and the needs of communities can inform the future restoration of coal tips. The objectives are:
For an informal discussion about the studentship, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The studentship is available from 01 April 2023 for a period of three and a half years, subject to satisfactory progress and includes a tax exempt stipend, which is currently £17,668 per annum.
In addition, full-time tuition fees will be covered for up to three years (Home).
Applicants must have a good first degree and ideally will have a Masters in geography, environmental science, planning or a related discipline.
Being able to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential. However, the candidate must be willing to learn basic Welsh phrases and be comfortable with the pronunciation of Welsh place names.
How to apply
Please submit your application online. When prompted use the reference number 2223-APR-CATE09
Supporting documentation: you will need to upload your research proposal, all your degree certificates and transcripts and a recognised English language qualification is required.
References: you will need to provide details of two referees as part of your application.
It is expected that interviews will take place on weeks commencing 24th February 2023 If you have not heard from us by 23rd February, we thank you for your application but on this occasion you have not been successful.
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