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Title Primary Supervisor Application Deadline Funding Type Subject Area
The biodiversity of organic phosphate (phytate) cycling in soils (BREARLEY_UBIO17EE) - an Industrial CASE studentship with AB Vista/AB Enzymes Dr Charles Brearley 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Brexit and the environment: The politics of a more differentiated European Union (JORDAN_U17SF2) Professor Andrew Jordan 16 Jan 2017 PGR Opportunity
Converting food wastes to renewable chemicals and fuels (WALDRON_F16WALSH) Dr Keith Waldron 09 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Managing pollination services at farm-scale: making ‘ecological intensification’ a reality (DICKS_U17iNERC) Dr Lynn Dicks 20 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Understanding controls on oxygen deficits in UK waters using a community ecosystem model and isotopic tools (CLARK_PML17iNERC) Dr James Clark 22 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Organocatalytic Directing Groups for Metal Catalysed C-H Bond Activation (STORR_U17SCI) Dr Thomas Storr 15 Dec 2016 Funded Studentship
Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Social Sciences: Education Professor Anna Robinson-Pant 30 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Social Sciences: Law Dr Ian Edwards 30 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
PhD Studentships in Economics Professor Stephen Davies 24 Apr 2017 Funded Studentship
Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Social Sciences: School of Psychology Dr Martin Doherty 30 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Social Sciences: Social Work Professor Gillian Schofield 30 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Fully Funded PhD Studentships in Social Sciences: Business Management Dr Nishikant Mishra 30 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
PhD Studentships International Development Dr Maren Duvendack 30 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - The Norwich Medical School at UEA Prof. Gillian Schofield 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of Art, Media and American Studies Dr Ben Jones 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of Politics, Philosophy and Language and Communication Studies Dr John Turnpenny 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of Health Sciences Prof. Gillian Schofield 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - UEA Law School Dr Michael Hamilton 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of Social Work Prof. Gillian Schofield 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of Psychology Dr Martin Doherty 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - Norwich Business School Dr Nishikant Mishra 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of Education and Lifelong Learning Dr Esther Priyadharshini 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of Economics Prof. Steve Davies 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of International Development Dr Laura Camfield 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Social Science studentships available via the SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership - School of Environmental Sciences Mr Peter Simmons 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
The environmental determinants of dispersal and migratory behaviour of long lived birds (FRANCO_UENV17NEX) Dr. Aldina Franco 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Disruptive low carbon innovations for mitigating climate change (WILSON_U17ERC3) Dr Charlie Wilson 06 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Seeing the Light: Computer Vision in the Real World (FINLAYSON_U17SCI50) Prof Graham Finlayson 09 May 2017 Funded Studentship
Colostomy Irrigation: Harmful or Helpful? (Thorpe_U16SF) Dr Gabrielle Thorpe 30 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Marine Ecosystem Assessment in a Patchy World: Are AUVs the Solution to Quantify Zooplankton? (HEYWOOD_U17NERCI) Prof Karen Heywood 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Stereochemical Evolution and Catalyst Discovery for Asymmetric Synthesis (RICHARDS_U17SF) Dr Chris Richards 30 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Life and environment during rapid warming 56 million years ago: A geological analogue for the future (PEDENTCHOUK_U17SF) Dr Nikolai Pedentchouk 30 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Nonlinear hydroelastic waves in stratified fluids (PARAU_U17SF) Emilian Parau 31 May 2017 Funded Studentship
Investigation of Neuroplasticity and Recovery after Stroke using Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (Kennedy_U16SF) Dr Niamh Kennedy 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Developing an observation based measure to understand the interpersonal communicative patterns that support care provision between the person with dementia and their informal carers (Kamble_U16SF) Dr Meghana Kamble 31 May 2017 PGR Opportunity
Demographic consequences of different migratory strategies in a partially migratory species Dr Aldina Franco 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Flow-bed interactions under three-dimensional stationary waves: 3D Antidunes Prof Jan Alexander 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Ocean-eddy atmosphere interaction (ZHAI_UENV17EE) Dr Xiaoming Zhai 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Atmosphere-Ocean Exchange in the Anthropocene – How Air Pollution Modifies the ‘Smell of the Sea’ (YANG_UPML17EE) – CASE studentship with Plymouth Marine Laboratory Dr Mingxi Yang 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Ever greener cities: The spread of urban agriculture and urban greening (WILSON_UENV17EE) Dr Charlie Wilson 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Ship smoke on the horizon? Determining the impact of aerosol trace elements from shipping emissions deposited into the North Atlantic Ocean (USSHER_UPLYM17EE) Dr Simon Ussher 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
How important are marine bacteria in DMSP cycling? (TODD_UBIO17EE) – CASE studentship with Plymouth Marine Laboratory Dr Jonathan Todd 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
The role of transposable elements and whole genome duplication in generating phenotypic diversity in neotropical catfishes (TAYLOR_UBIO17EE) Dr Martin Taylor 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Improving our Understanding of Oceanic CO2 Uptake using Atmospheric Oxygen and Nitrous Oxide Measurements (SUNTHARALINGAM_UENV17EE) Dr Parvhada Suntharalingam 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
The global budget of atmospheric carbonyl sulphide; past and present (STURGES_UENV17EE) Prof Bill Sturges 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Antarctic shelf sea processes and impacts on global climate (STEVENS_UMTH17EE) Prof David Stevens 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Genomic signatures of adaptation in an island bird (SPURGIN_UBIO17EE) – CASE studentship with IPNA-CSIC Dr Lewis Spurgin 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
How will climate change affect the production of carbon dioxide by marine plankton (ROBINSON_UENV17EE) Dr Carol Robinson 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
The Big Chill - Observing and modelling cold air outbreaks (RENFREW_UENV17EE) Prof Ian Renfrew 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Soil carbon tipping points for pesticide regulation (REID_UENV17EE) Dr Brian Reid 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Air Quality in the UK: The Impact of Boundary Layer Meteorology (REEVES_UENV17EE) – CASE studentship with Defra Prof Claire Reeves 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Microbial lignocellulose degradation in the environment (PRATSCHER_UENV17EE) – CASE studentship with Recyclatech Ltd. Dr Jennifer Pratscher 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Weather extremes under a changing climate: making better projections of future climate (OSBORN_UENV17EE) – CASE studentship with Atkins Prof Timothy Osborn 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Biofilters for mitigation of landfill methane emissions (MURRELL_UENV17EE) – CASE studentship with Norfolk County Council Prof Colin Murrell 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Rapid adaptive evolution of microalgae is realized by two-tier genomes and transcriptomes (MOCK_UENV17EE) Prof Thomas Mock 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Optimising ocean gliders for near-surface measurements (MATTHEWS_UENV17NEX) Prof Adrian Matthews 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
The maritime continent: Breaking the tropical barrier to global weather and climate prediction (MATTHEWS_UENV17EE) Prof Adrian Matthews 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Biogenic trace gas production by seaweeds: exploring the impacts of worldwide aquaculture expansion (MALIN_UENV17EE) Dr Gill Malin 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Automated UAV and satellite image analysis for wildlife monitoring (MACKIEWICZ_UCMP17NEX) Dr Michal Mackiewicz 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Drivers of spatio-temporal variability in Urban Heat Island at the global scale and implications for growing cities (LE QUERE_UENV17EE) – CASE studentship with BuroHappold Engineering Consultancy Prof Corinne Le Quéré 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Is it safe to go into the sea? Climate change and vibrio bacteria (LAKE_UENV17EE) Dr Iain Lake 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Plug and play monitoring – developing novel solutions for marine observations with divers as citizen scientists (KAISER_UENV17NEX) Prof Jan Kaiser 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Isotopic fingerprints of carbonyl sulfide (COS) in atmosphere and biosphere (KAISER_UENV17EE) Prof Jan Kaiser 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Improvements with a purpose: the role of accurate earthquake locations in the mapping of a volcanic plumbing system (JOHNSON_UENV17EE) Dr Jessica Johnson 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Understanding the symbiosis between antibiotic-producing Streptomyces bacteria and plant roots (HUTCHINGS_UBIO17EE) Dr Matthew Hutchings 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Slug it Out! How effective are catchment approaches to reducing metaldehyde loss to water supplies? (HISCOCK_UENV17EE) Prof Kevin Hiscock 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Shear Madness: New Ways to measure Ocean Currents from a Glider (HEYWOOD_UENV17NEX) Prof Karen Heywood 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Geophysical detection of fluid movement at active volcanoes (HERD_UENV17EE) Dr Richard Herd 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Mapping ocean mixing using autonomous gliders: Indian Ocean and Antarctic shelf seas (HALL_UENV17NEX) Dr Robert Hall 16 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Internal tides in the tropical Indian Ocean (HALL_UENV17EE) Dr Robert Hall 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
How does sexual selection shape sperm-female interactions? (GAGE_UBIO17EE) - CASE studentship with ETH Zürich Prof Matthew Gage 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
A source of nitrous acid (HONO) in Antarctic snow – understanding air quality in snow covered regions (FREY_UBAS17EE) Dr Markus M Frey 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Cuckoo bees as sentinels for pollinator decline (DICKS_UBIO17EE) Dr Lynn Dicks 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Fungal parasites of marine diatoms – the biology and ecology of marine chytrids (CASE studentship with the Marine Biological Association of the UK) (CUNLIFFE_UMBA17EE) Dr Michael Cunliffe 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship
Experimental evolution of reproductive isolation (CHAPMAN_UBIO17EE) Prof Tracey Chapman 08 Jan 2017 Funded Studentship