Institutions: The James Hutton Institute (JHI) & Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan University (CPM)
CPM/MMU PhD Director of Studies: Dr Bruce Edmonds
Application Deadline: 15 January 2013
The studentship is jointly run by the JHI and the CPM/MMU. The successful candidate will be based in Aberdeen, but will visit Manchester a few times a year. The studentship is for 3 years and provides: (A) a stipend of £13,590 per year for living expenses per year (non-taxable) (B) 3 years PhD student fees (EU/UK student rate) (C) support for travel to Manchester (6 trips of 2-3 days duration a year) and/or international conferences up to a maximum total of £5130). The PhD will be awarded by the MMU. The JHI and the MMU will jointly provide training and support for the period of study. The candidate must be willing to live near the JHI in Aberdeen, travel to Manchester for discussions and occasionally travel to international conferences.