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[Met-jobs] Fully-funded PhD in storms research at UEA, Norwich, UK

From "Renfrew Ian Prof (ENV)" <>
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Date Mon, 19 Sep 2011 11:43:44 +0100

A fully funded PhD studentship is available in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia.

Home and EU students are eligible for funding of fees and a stipend  for this NCAS funded studentship.


The project will investigate

Parameterizing “uncertainty” in the numerical weather prediction of storms


Supervisors: Prof. Ian Renfrew (UEA), Dr Glenn Shutts (Met Office), Dr Stefano Migliorini (Univ. of Reading)


The project will contribute to a major NERC Programme on Storm Risk Mitigation and in particular to the DIAMET consortium - Diabatic influences on mesoscale structures in extratropical storms – see

There may be the opportunity to take part in the DIAMET aircraft-based field campaigns. This PhD project has dedicated funding from the National Centre for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) in support of DIAMET. Home and EU students are eligible for funding  for this NCAS funded project.


Brief project details are here:

Please email Ian Renfrew for more information.


Details on applying to study at UEA are here:





Professor Ian A. Renfrew

School of Environmental Sciences

University of East Anglia

Norwich Research Park

Norwich, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

Room: 3.07

tel: 01603 592557

fax: 01603 591327




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