|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||£18,622 per annum (2023/24)|
|Placed On:||14th November 2023|
|Closes:||7th December 2023|
An opportunity to apply for a funded full-time PhD in the College of Architecture and Environment, UWE Bristol. The studentship will be funded by Bristol City Council and UWE.
The expected start date of this studentship is Wednesday 01 February 2024
The closing date for applications is Thursday 07 December 2023.
The Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme (FCRIP) is part of the government’s National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England. 25 local projects will demonstrate how practical innovation actions can improve resilience to flooding and coastal erosion.
Resilient Frome is one of the 25 projects within the programme and our project seeks to improve flood resilience across the Bristol Frome catchment by implementing sustainable solutions to land and water management. The project is testing three resilience actions, including “integrated water management solutions” which in the context of our project is focusing on retrofitting Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in urban environments. The research problem/challenge motivating the PhD is related to better understanding how to fully account for market and non-market costs and benefits of SuDS schemes. The aims of the PhD proposal are to:
Some areas we would like to be explored to meet these aims are:
The studentship is available from 01 February 2024 for a period of three years, subject to satisfactory progress and includes a tax-exempt stipend, which is currently £17668 (2022/23) per annum.
In addition, full-time tuition fees will be covered for up to three years (Home).
Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in either geography, environmental management, engineering, hydrology, economics or similar and a clear interest in market and non-market benefits of environmental schemes. This PhD studentship is eligible for UK applicants only.
How to apply
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 19 December 2023. If you have not heard from us by 22 December 2023 we thank you for your application but on this occasion you have not been successful.
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