The University of the Highlands and Islands invites applications for 12 fully funded postgraduate studentships, to be based at campuses across the UHI Partnership. These studentships are funded by the European Social Fund. The following 16 projects are being offered, from which 12 PhD studentship appointments will be made:
Participatory Mapping of Health Indicators and Services as a Tool for Anticipatory Co-Planning. Supervisors: Dr Sarah-Anne Munoz, Dr Gaener Rodger, Professor Frank Rennie. Centre for Rural Health, Inverness. Contact: email@example.com
Integrated Land Use: Exploring and Testing Issues Surrounding Farming, Forestry and Energy in the Highlands And Islands. Supervisors: Dr Melanie Smith, Professor Martin Price, Dr Rob Mc Morran. Inverness College. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coastal Change and Heritage in Northern Scotland. Supervisors: Dr Jane Downes, Dr Edward Pollard, Dr Steven Timoney. Archaeology Centre, Orkney College. Contact: email@example.com
The Impact of Diesel Particulate and Other Potentially Hazardous Nanoparticles on Mitochondrial Function, Oxidative Stress and Bioactive Lipids in Cells Important to Cardiovascular Health. Supervisors: Prof Ian Megson, Dr Jan Adamson, Dr Roger Duffin (University of Edinburgh). Department of Diabetes & Cardiovascular Science, Inverness. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Exploring The Mechanisms of Heart Disease Through Proteome Dynamics. Supervisors: Dr. Mary Doherty, Professor Phillip Whitfield, Dr. Iain Young (University of Liverpool). Department of Diabetes & Cardiovascular Science, Inverness. Contact: email@example.com
Investigation of Lipid Metabolism in a Cellular Model of Type 2 Diabetes. Supervisors: Professor Phillip Whitfield, Dr. Mary Doherty, Dr. Silvia Mora (University of Liverpool). Lipidomics Research Facility, Department of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Science, Inverness. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Linking Habitat Characteristics with Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) Condition in the Scottish Highlands. Supervisors: Dr Mark Taggart (ERI), Professor Stuart Gibb (ERI), Richard MacNicol (NHC). Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College, Thurso. Contact: email@example.com
Marine Invasive Taxa in the North of Scotland – Connections to Marine Renewable Energy Development. Supervisors: Dr Andrew Guerin, Dr Elizabeth Cook. Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College, Thurso. Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
Surface Active Substances in Inshore Waters of North Scotland. Supervisors: Dr François Muller, Professor Axel Miller, Dr Andrew Turner (University of Plymouth). Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College, Thurso. Contact: email@example.com
Impact of Large Scale Wave Energy Converter Farms on the Regional Wave Climate. Supervisors: Dr David Christie , Prof John McClatchey, Dr Vengatesan Venugopal (University of Edinburgh). Lews Castle College, Stornoway. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Title: Cryostorage - “Sleeping Cells”: The basis of a New Biotechnological Era. Supervisors: Dr John G Day, Dr Michele S Stanley, Dr Mary Doherty, Prof Phil Whitfield. Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban. Contact: email@example.com
Interactions Between Macroalgae Aquaculture for Biofuels and Phytoplankton. Supervisors: Dr Adam Hughes, Dr Keith Davidson, Dr Michele S Stanley. Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anaerobic Digestion from Marine Materials: What Makes a Methanogen Happy? Supervisors: Dr. Angela Hatton, Dr. Arlene Rowan. Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban. Contact: email@example.com
Combining Biology, Oceanography and Marine Technology to Predict Where Marine Mammals Struck by Tidal-Stream Energy Devices May Come Ashore. Supervisors: Dr Ben Wilson, Dr Andrew Dale, Dr Keith Jackson. Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban. Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Choke Points and Agents of Change for Sustainable Development of Marine Renewables. Supervisors: Dr Branka Valcic, Dr Lois Calder, Prof Laurence Mee. Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban. Contact: email@example.com
Leakage of Carbon Dioxide from a Simulated Sub-Seabed Carbon Capture and Storage Reservoir: Potential Impacts on Benthic Biogeochemistry. Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban. Supervisors: Dr Henrik Stahl, Dr John Howe. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject to funding availability, additional studentships may be awarded. Studentships will begin in October/ November 2011 and are funded for 3.5 years, subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria and suitable progress. Payments will include fees at UK/EU rates. Overseas candidates applying would be expected to meet the difference in EU/UK and International rates (the latter are currently £12,075 per annum). Applicants are expected to have at least an Honours degree at 2(i) level or equivalent.
The university is committed to diversity and equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sectors of society. Please submit your completed application to Janis.Mackay@uhi.ac.uk
Closing date for applications is 19th August. Interviews will be held in early September 2011.
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Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.
For more information, please visit official website: www.uhi.ac.uk.
I’m realy interested in studying environment. Based on the facts that my local government find dificulties in handling rubish/waste. There are plenty of rubish/waste here and there. Mainly the waste from husbandry and agriculture field. Therefore I’m chalenged to overcome this step by step. One litle thing that I’ve been doing is making organic fertilizer to support my hobby, gardening. As a state officer another effort deals with my main task is encoraging my people to be more aware and able to manage their home rubish in properly manner. Can u help me to inform me which field of study that i could major in? Can I ?