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[Met-jobs] PhD projects at Reading and Surrey

From John Methven <>
Date Wed, 23 Dec 2015 13:43:43 +0000

8 new PhD projects have been added to the selection at the
SCENARIO NERC Doctoral Training Partnership:

The SCENARIO NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) at the
Universities of Reading and Surrey invites applications for 12-16 fully
funded PhD studentships starting in September 2016.  NERC funding is
only available to UK citizens and other EU citizens meeting the RCUK
residence requirements. The studentships cover fees, training, research
expenses, conference attendance and a tax free maintenance grant.
SCENARIO seeks to attract high-quality graduates from science,
mathematics and engineering degrees.

See below for the list of new projects.
For a full list of available PhD projects and details on how to apply,
please visit our website:

The deadline for applications is January 25, 2016.

For further queries please contact Jill Hazleton, (SCENARIO DTP Administrator)

        SC2016-26 Detail
        Impact of extreme rainfall events on the mobility of    
potentially toxic elements in floodplains
        Lead supervisor: /Tom Sizmur/, University of Reading.
        This project is eligible to receive CASE support from BGS
        Universities Funding Initiative

        SC2016-27 Detail
        Thermodynamic constraints on tropical cyclone intensity and
        Lead supervisor: /Remi Tailleux/, University of Reading.

        SC2016-28 Detail
        Investigating the effects of step-changes in canopy height using
        a low-cost UAV
        Lead supervisor: /David Birch/, University of Surrey.

        SC2016-29 Detail
        The air we breathe - Quantifying stratospheric influence on
        extreme air pollution events
        Lead supervisor: /Michaela Hegglin/, University of Reading.
        This project has CASE sponsorship from the Rutherford Appleton

        SC2016-30 Detail
        Exploring the role of deadwood in the forest carbon cycle
        Lead supervisor: /Elena Vanguelova/, Forest Research.
        This project has NERC Industrial CASE funding

        SC2016-31 Detail
        Surface fluxes, temperature and boundary layer evolution at the
        building greyzone in London
        Lead supervisor: /Sue Grimmond/, University of Reading.
        This project has NERC Industrial CASE funding

        SC2016-32 Detail
        Decadal variability of tropical cyclones: natural variability or
        anthropogenic influence?
        Lead supervisor: /Pier Luigi Vidale/, University of Reading.
        This project may have additional support from the Risk
        Prevention Initiative (Bermuda)

        SC2016-33 Detail
        Improving the accuracy of air quality forecasts
        Lead supervisor: /Helen Dacre/, University of Reading.

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