The Environment and Sustainability Research Grants offer three awards of £15,000 to researchers within 10 years of completing their PhD, for projects that investigate some of the bigger issues of environmental sustainability.
The Environment and Sustainability Research Grants offer awards of £15,000 to researchers within 10 years of completing their PhD, for projects that investigate some of the bigger issues of environmental sustainability. This could include, but is not limited to, water and development, energy security, and urban migration. Projects must demonstrate the ability to advance geographical knowledge and to have potential impact beyond the academy.
The Environment and Sustainability Research Grants are generously supported by Deutsche Post-Stiftung.
Deadline: 22 February
Please read the grant guidelines and send your application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Dr Kim Ward and Dr Caroline Clason (University of Plymouth). 'Release of legacy fallout radionuclides from retreating glaciers: Coproducing ‘risk maps’ with the Sami to inform adaptations to an emerging threat in Arctic Sweden'
Dr Regina Hansda (Newcastle University). 'Indigenous food festivals in India: Resisting, claiming and (re)making an alternative history of food sovereignty?'
Dr Gemma Sou (University of Manchester). 'Disaster recovery policy processes in postcolonial contexts: Life-work histories in the Caribbean'
Dr Jessica Hope (University of Cambridge). 'Re-conceptualising sustainable development for the contemporary era: NGOs, social movements and resource extraction in Bolivia'
Dr Giuseppe Feola (University of Reading). 'Governing sustainable agri-food systems: Critical geographies of peri-urban agriculture and food sovereignty in Sogamoso, Colombia'
Dr Sarah Percival (University of Portsmouth). 'UK urban flood risk communication'
Dr Heather Price (University of Stirling). 'Investigating the temporal dynamics of drinking water quality in Malawi informal settlements'
Dr Jean-Christophe Comte (Aberdeen University). 'East African groundwater resources under climatic and human pressure'
Dr Franklin Ginn (University of Bristol). 'The socio-ecological politics of private green space in Islamabad, Pakistan'
Dr Tom Sizmur (University of Reading). 'The impact of past, present and proposed development on the pollution of soft-sediment intertidal ecosystems on the north coast of British Columbia'
Dr Gareth Clay (University of Manchester). 'Restoring the Function and Resilience of Ecosystems on St Helena'
Dr Joanne Jordan (University of Manchester). 'Urban Climate Resilience: How does Land Tenure affect Adaptation to Climate Change in Dhaka?'
Dr Eszter Kovacs (University of Cambridge). 'Survival Strategies of Farmers in the Absence of Greening Subsidies in Hungary'
Dr Phil Renforth (University of Cardiff). 'Papakolea Beach, Hawaii: a natural analogue of a global carbon sequestration technology'
Dr Ivan Scales (University of Cambridge). 'The socio-ecological dynamics of land use and landscape change in the mangrove forests of western Madagascar'
Grants of £1,500 for first year undergraduate geography students to participate in a fieldwork project.
A biannual award of £15,000 to a research team undertaking challenging overseas fieldwork.
Small grants for PhD students or postdoctoral researchers in the early stages of their careers.
The Walters Kundert Fellowship offers an annual grant of £10,000 to support post-PhD field research within Arctic or high mountain environments.
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