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[Met-jobs] NERC DREAM CDT PhD opportunities at Newcastle University

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Fri, 29 May 2015 17:39:09 +0000

The NERC DREAM (Data, Risk and Environmental Analytical Methods) Centre for 
Doctoral training on Risk and Mitigation using BIG Data is a consortium of 
Newcastle, Cranfield, Cambridge and Birmingham Universities. We will be 
awarding 10 full PhD studentships to start in October 2015. A number of the 
Newcastle university DREAM projects for 2015 have been developed by the 
Geomatics research group including:

Big data tools for massively distributed environmental hazard data lakes 
(Stuart Barr<>)

High-dimensional multi-objective spatial risk and sustainability optimisation 
tools using cloud-enabled evolutionary computing (Stuart 

Urban data processing workflows in the cloud underpinning risk analysis in 
cities (Phil James<>)

Satellite radar observations for rapidly responding large earthquakes (Zhenhong 

Real-time estimation of lake volume and river discharge from satellite 
altimetry and remotely sensed imagery in ungauged basins (Phil 

Deadline for applications for these projects is 19th June with interviews to be 
held the week commencing 22nd June. Full details on Newcastle University 
projects along with application form and eligibility conditions can be found at  The full list of all 2015 
projects can be found at

Further details regarding individual projects can be obtained by contacting the 
lead supervisor. General enquiries regarding a DREAM PhD application can be 
directed to Stuart Barr<>.

Please forward completed application forms and related paperwork to Stuart 
Barr<> by the 19th June deadline.

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