Fully funded PhD studentship:  The Environment Department at the University of York invites applications for a PhD studentship co-funded by the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Centre and the Environment Department to start in October 2016.

Suggested research topics and potential supervisors include the following:

Health and well-being effects of extreme weather events. Contact Dr Peter Howley.

Environmental policy and ecosystem services. Contact Dr Julia Touza-Montero.

Social dimensions of low carbon transitions. Contact Dr Karen Parkhill.

Environmental behaviour of the European Institutions since the onset of the financial and economic crisis. Contact Dr Charlie Burns.

Social protection measures to address food security. Contact Dr Samarthia Thankappan.

Applicants can also design their own research projects, but regardless of the topic you are encouraged to contact a member of staff in the Environment Department who can supervise your research.

More information, including eligibility and application details, is available on

Deadline for applications is 2 February 2016.

Keywords: Environmental Science; Ecology & Conservation; Geography; Political Science & International Studies; Social Work, Social Policy & Administration; Sociology

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