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Global Disaster Resilience Centre, University of Huddersfield, UK PhD Scholarships for October 2023

University of Huddersfield's Global Disaster Resilience Centre, a leader in inter-disciplinary research, education and advocacy to improve the resilience of nations and communities is offering several PhD opportunities. These competitive application process PhD scholarships are aimed at the very best graduates and are open to both international and home (UK resident) candidates. There are several categories of scholarships:

  • 100% tuition fee waiver for the standard 3 years full-time registration period
  • 100% tuition fee waiver and stipend/bursary for the standard 3 years full-time registration period

We will also consider applications for above opportunities for part time mode of studies, for both home and overseas applicants. Duration will vary depending on your individual circumstances.

For further details on : topics can be addressed, Eligibility criteria, English language requirements for international candidates, details on how to apply, and on whom to contact for any further information can be found here : - PhD Studentships in Applied Sciences - University of Huddersfield (and go to the link : “ Global Disaster Resilience Centre PhD Scholarships” ).

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Achieving resilient critical infrastructure that facilitates societal preparedness to hazard events linked to environmental change (Project Code : EPSRC_2023_04)

Eligibility: UK applicants only. First Class or Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area, please refer to the entry requirements on the specific projects being advertised

  • Location: Global Disaster Resilience Centre, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Funding: 3 years full time research covering tuition fees and a tax free bursary (stipend) starting at £17,668 for 2022/23 and increasing in line with the EPSRC guidelines for the subsequent years. Funded via the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Doctoral Training Programme
  • Duration: 3 years Full-time
  • Closing date: 19 May 2023

Brief Project Outline:

Reliable, safe and resilient critical infrastructure, which is able to supply water, energy, communications, waste services and transport systems, is essential to society. Society needs to understand how infrastructure will evolve with environmental changes. Our infrastructure is a system of interconnected systems and a strong understanding of the interdependencies between infrastructure assets is essential. This includes the impact of failure due to hazard events linked to environmental change. This project will help to develop adaptation actions towards multi hazard risk reduction, and the cascading and the compound nature of disasters on infrastructure, both locally and across national frontiers.

Application details:

  • Complete the Expression of Interest Form 2023
  • Provide copies of transcripts and certificates of all relevant academic and/or any professional qualifications.
  • Provide references from two individuals

Completed forms, including all relevant documents should be submitted via-email to pgrscholarships@hud.ac.uk

Please note:

  • If you do not attach all the relevant documentation prior to the closing date of 19 May 2023 your application will not be considered.
  • Interviews are expected to take place from the week commencing 13th June 2023.
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Meezan Scholarships at Cardiff University

To help support future disaster management and prevention in Pakistan, Cardiff University is launching five new full-fee Meezan Scholarships for Pakistani students joining in September 2023 on a select number of postgraduate programmes. The Meezan Scholarships will be open to students normally domiciled in Pakistan who are holding offers for eligible masters programmes across the schools of earth and environmental sciences, engineering, and geography and planning.

To be eligible for the Meezan Scholarship you must:

  • be domiciled in Pakistan (or have been displaced due to the flooding) and be a Pakistani national
  • be able to evidence that you meet all entry requirements of your offer, including English language requirements, by 20 August 2023
  • be self-financed and not in receipt of non-repayable funding from alternative sources
  • be holding an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught degree commencing in September 2023 at the point of submitting a scholarship application
  • be classed as an international fee-paying student
  • accept your offer and pay your course deposit by 30 June 2023 (deposit deadline extensions will not be accepted for scholarship purposes; if you have not paid your deposit by this deadline, your application will not be considered for the scholarship)
  • have submitted the scholarship application by 31 May 2023

Closing date for applications: 23:59 BST on 31 May 2023

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