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Funded PhD studentships on political, social and legal responses to climate change / Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia, UK, is seeking applications for PhD studentships in the Leverhulme Trust’s ‘Critical Decade for Climate Change’ doctoral training programme, including:

Project 1: Climate mitigation through the decision of courts: a critical evaluation. https://www.uea.ac.uk/course/phd-doctorate/phd-climate-mitigation-through-the-decisions-of-courts-a-critical-evaluation-kent-law22cdcc/2022

Project 2: How are publics’ climate change attitudes and behaviours influenced by politicians? https://www.uea.ac.uk/course/phd-doctorate/how-are-publics-climate-change-attitudes-and-behaviours-influenced-by-politicians-lorenzoni-env22cdcc/2022

Project 3: Delivering net zero requires local political action: what will the role of local politicians be in the critical decade? https://www.uea.ac.uk/course/phd-doctorate/delivering-net-zero-requires-local-political-action-what-will-the-role-of-local-politicians-be-in-the-critical-decade-/2022

The studentships, which will start in October 2022, offer excellent opportunities to 1) conduct cutting-edge research, 2) join a dynamic and vibrant research environment, and 3) work with teams of top researchers.

Each scholarship covers tuition fees (for both home and international students), a maintenance stipend (£15,285 per year in 2022/23) and a generous research and training support grant of up to £8,000 over the course of the 4 year PhD programme.

Application Deadline: 19 January 2022

For more information about all the individual projects and the doctoral training programme, go to: https://www.uea.ac.uk/climate/show-and-tell