Opportunities

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Postgraduate degrees offered by UK universities

Academic and research positions being advertised by UK and international partners

Interdisciplinary Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Disasters

The School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Disasters. In particular, we welcome applications from candidates who specialise in Disasters from an interdisciplinary critical social science or humanities perspective, who have experience in researching at the intersections between disasters and key topics such as gender, race and development, and experience in developing inter-disciplinary collaborations between the physical and social sciences.

Closing date 11th July.

Communication Aspects of Infectious Disease Risk Reduction

One year equivalent half time Research Fellow in 'Communication Aspects of Infectious Disease Risk Reduction' at Department of Geography / Disaster and Development Network (DDN), Northumbria University.

Closing date for applications 5th June.

Call for Submission — Policy Briefs for DRR Edition of Youth SPI Publication

Publication flyer for DRR Edition of Youth SPI Publication

Are you 30 or below and engaged in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction? Share your passion and contribute by submitting a policy brief to the UN MGCY Youth Science-Policy Interface Publication- DRR Edition, to be launched at GPDRR 2017.

PhD Scholarship NZD32,000 pa available for three years (2017–2019) at Massey University, New Zealand

Opportunity to undertake PhD research with a focus on governance, coastal hazard risk and resilience.

Contribute to the National Science Challenge: Resilience to Nature’s Challenge (NSC: RNC), which funds the Scholarship, focusing on Governance, Coastal Hazard Risk and Resilience.

Advance understanding about the nature of resilience governance with a focus on building the resilience of coastal communities. Critically analyse the interconnections between risk, resilience and sustainability with a focus on institutional barriers and enablers for translating scientific knowledge and policy provisions into practical reality. The study will contribute to NSC: RNC case study research underway in the Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

The scholarship recipient will be supervised by Prof. Bruce Glavovic and be based at the Palmerston North campus of Massey University.

Research grant calls open to UK-based researchers