Hydro Nation PhD Scholarships 2022

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Applications are now open for the 2022 Hydro Nation Scholars Programme, and we are delighted to be advertising 4 fully funded PhD associated with the Environmental Futures research group. Please see the individual project links for full details – application deadline is 7th January 2022.

Enhancing Scotland’s resilience to climate change – a blue-green infrastructure inclusivity framework based on community-centred nature-based solutions– Dr Rebecca Wade, Abertay University; Professor Sue Dawson, University of Dundee; Dr Joel Borges Pinto da Rocha, Abertay University.

From Grey to Blue and Green: Devising an inclusive infrastructure for Scotland 
Dr Husam Al Waer, Professor Sue Dawson, Professor Mel Woods, University of Dundee.

An inclusive and sustainable blue space infrastructure for people with disabilities in Scotland post-Covid-19 pandemic 
Dr Edward Hall, Dr Sarah Halliday, Dr Husam Al Waer, University of Dundee.

Overcoming socio-economic barriers to develop a ‘beyond compliance’ culture of water reuse in Scotland
Dr Dominic Duckett, James Hutton Institute; Dr Mads Troldborg, James Hutton Institute; Dr Sarah Hendry; University of Dundee.

The Programme

Full details of the scheme can be found here.

The Hydro Nation Scholars Programme is an open competition for project topics and then for PhD Scholars to undertake approved projects, hosted within Scottish Universities and Research Institutes. Full funding is available from the Scottish Government (to host institutions via the Scottish Funding Council) for up to 7 PhD scholarships. Home and overseas Scholars can be considered and are defined according to a Scholar’s status for University admissions. The funding available will be in line with the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) doctoral stipend levels and indicative fees. Scholars will be allocated £2,500 per annum for Travel and Subsistence and all fees and stipend will be covered. Scholars will be funded for 4 years. Scholars will benefit from specialised programmes provided under the auspices of the Hydro Nation Graduate School.