|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||£17,668 - please see advert|
|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 UWE Bristol and the Welsh Government.
The expected start date of this studentship is 1st April 2023
About the Studentship
Road transport is an important source of greenhouse gases and air pollutants in Wales. Welsh Government have set ambitious targets in their Transport and Net Zero Wales Strategies that rely heavily on transport demand management to reduce emissions. Additionally, a Clean Air Bill is in development which will establish a framework for more ambitious air quality targets taking account of the latest WHO Air Quality Guidelines.
This research project aims to provide an evidence-based analysis to identify the policy measures that are likely to be most effective in helping Welsh Government to achieve their policy targets. The project will also focus on the suitability of different strategies to demand management in a Welsh context, and approaches to ensure equality, acceptability and public ‘buy in’. The objectives are:
For an informal discussion about the studentship, please email Jo Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org
The studentship is available from 1st April 2023 for a period of three and 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 in an appropriate subject and ideally will have a Masters in Environmental Management, Transport, Geography, 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-CATE07.
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 week commencing 27 February. If you have not heard from us by 24th February, we thank you for your application but on this occasion you have not been successful.
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