University of Reading
Research areas include: Extreme environments (e.g arctic, mountain, desert, rainforest) and environments that are particularly sensitive to change (e.g glacial). Current projects include: the impact of climate change on peri-glacial landforms (UK and Norway) and valley glaciers (Eurasia); and modelling land degradation and dryland geomorphology from satellite imagery in Africa and the Middle-East. Current research includes labour market practices; geographies of children; youth and families, sexuality, disability and space; migration; urban and regional development as well as projects in landscapes and planning; climate change, policy and protected areas; green infrastructure and environmental management; interactions between employers' recruitment strategies and young people's ideas of the labour market; the politics of local economic development with particular reference to devolution and business agendas; access to water in Jordan; an analysis of the experiences of second generation return migrants and landscape planning in Cyprus.
An Honours degree; applications welcomed from applicants with backgrounds in social sciences; or in biological; physical or earth sciences.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||October 2016||-||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||October 2016||-||5 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||October 2016||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Reading||Reading||RG6 6UR||South East|
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