5 PhDs in Global Environmental Change, Newcastle, UK

Five fully-funded PhD opportunities related to past global changes are available at Newcastle University, UK.

These competitive positions are funded through the NERC IAPETUS Doctoral Training Partnership.

Descriptions

1. Timing and magnitude of late glacial and Holocene climate change in the tropical Andes, Peru

Supervisors: Andrew Henderson, Neil Ross (Newcastle), Melanie Leng (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory)
Details: http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IAP-17-121-Henderson-Newcsatle.pdf

2. Glacial history of the tropical Andes, Peru

Supervisors: Neil Ross, Andrew Henderson, Andy Russell (Newcastle), Derek Fabel (SUERC), Stewart Jamieson (Durham)
Details: http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IAP-17-93-Ross-Newcastle.pdf

3. Evolution of late Cenozoic climate: exploring the links between Tibetan Plateau uplift and changes in the Asian monsoon

Supervisors: Andrew Henderson (Newcastle), Melanie Leng (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory), Ryuji Tada (University of Tokyo)
Details: http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IAP-17-120-Henderson-Newcastle.pdf

4. Iron Age palaeoenvironments of NW Scotland

Supervisors: Maarten van Hardenbroek, Andrew Henderson (Newcastle), Melanie Leng (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory), Graeme Cavers (AOC Archaeology)
Details: http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IAP-17-91-van-Hardenbroek-Newcastle.pdf

5. River capture: a field and modelling study

Supervisors: Stephen McGough, Darrel Maddy (Newcastle), John Wainwright (Durham)
Details: http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/IAP-17-86-McGough-Newcastle.pdf

Applications

The application deadline is 19 January 2018.

Details on how to apply for any of these projects can be found on the IAPETUS website at: http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/aboutstudentships/