SCHOLARSHIP: 8 PhD Scholarships within Climate Change; Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation

LIFE now offers 8 PhD scholarships within Climate Change; Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation. Below you will find detailed information about the relevant areas of research. Also, please see the original posting of the 8 schorlarships.

Applications are welcomed within the following 15 areas; please observe that only 8 PhD scholarships will be awarded. Application deadline is 1 September 2010, at noon.
1. Research to prevent methane emission from ruminant livestock and associated damage to the environment
2. Downscaling climate change information for agriculture and natural resource management
3. Spatial characterisation and modelling of bio-production, eco-systems and climate driven spatial change
4. Climate change effects on ecology and pest status of noxious species
5. Developing sustainable, climate-favorable fertilizer technologies for industrial and third world agriculture
6. Waste management effects on GHG emissions and climate change – in a life cycle assessment perspective
7. Climate Change and Mitigation: Forestry and land-use change
8. Climate Change and Adaptation: Forestry and land-use change
9. Impact of climate change on emerging plant diseases and their threat to food security
10. Climate and contaminants in agricultural drainage water
11. Climate change: Costal Flooding Impacts and Adaptation Strategies in Urban Planning
12. Economics of Climate Change and Natural Resources Management
13. Climate change- GIS-based models for assessing changes in transmission patterns and human health risks of food-borne zoonotic trematode infections in south-east Asia
14. GIS-based models and risk assessment to establish effect of climate change on Salmonella in aquacultures in South-east Asia
15. Effect of climate change on the disease biology of vector-borne helminth diseases in Africa

Further information
A full job description and formal requirements can be found in the full job posting.

General questions regarding the Graduate School of Life Sciences at LIFE should be directed to Course Administration c/o executive advisor Michael Cleve Hansen or Senior Administrative Officer Lillian Zeuthen Bjørnseth.

General information on PhD programmes is available at our PhD website

For further information about climate change research at LIFE, see owebsite on climate research (Danish).