PhD scholarships at University of Copenhagen

LIFE - Faculty of Life Sciences is one of Europe's leading university environments in the areas of veterinary science, food and natural resources.
Through financial support from the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 8 PhD scholarships are available within Climate Change; Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation. The three-year studentships are expected to be effective from 1 December or soon thereafter.
Applications are welcomed within the following 15 areas; please observe that only 8 PhD scholarships will be filled.
  1. Research to prevent methane emission from ruminant livestock and associated damage to the environment
  2. Downscaling climate change information for agriculture and natural resource management
  3. Spatial characterisation and modelling of bio-production, eco-systems and climate driven spatial change
  4. Climate change effects on ecology and pest status of noxious species
  5. Developing sustainable, climate-favorable fertilizer technologies for industrial and third world agriculture
  6. Waste management effects on GHG emissions and climate change – in a life cycle assessment perspective
  7. Climate Change and Mitigation: Forestry and land-use change
  8. Climate Change and Adaptation: Forestry and land-use change
  9. Impact of climate change on emerging plant diseases and their threat to food security
  10. Climate and contaminants in agricultural drainage water
  11. Climate change: Costal Flooding Impacts and Adaptation Strategies in Urban Planning
  12. Economics of Climate Change and Natural Resources Management
  13. Climate change- GIS-based models for assessing changes in transmission patterns and human health risks of food-borne zoonotic trematode infections in south-east Asia
  14. GIS-based models and risk assessment to establish effect of climate change on Salmonella in aquacultures in South-east Asia
  15. Effect of climate change on the disease biology of vector-borne helminth diseases in Africa
Qualification requirements
  • In connection with the appointment to the post special importance will be attached to the applicant having the professional and personal qualifications stated below:
  • Passed Master’s degree in relation to the above subject area(s)
  • The PhD candidate is also required to have research potential, to be enterprising, to possess good interpersonal skills and to be qualified for enrolment into the PhD programme.
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