Funded PhD studentship/Graduate Teaching Assistant (PGTA) position in Human Geography29 March 2018The School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol has a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant position in Human Geography to fill for 2018/19 entry, with an anticipated start date of 01 September 2018. The School is consistently ranked as top in the UK in terms of the amount of research its staff produce which is deemed "world class". It has a vibrant and expanding Graduate School of some 150+ PhD and MSc students.
Prof Paul Valdes signs MOU with Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Gardens26 October 2017Dr Alex Farnsworth, Dr Jan Peter (JP) Mayser, Professor Dan Lunt and Professor Paul Valdes are currently in the Yunnan province in S.W China doing field work related to their research project investigating the role of climate and Tibetan uplift in the evolution of the high biodiversity in the region.
Dr Gwilym Owen wins Best Doctoral Research Theses prize 2016/1723 October 2017Former PhD student, Dr Gwilym Owen has been awarded the Best Postdoctoral Research Theses prize for 2016/17 for the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. His thesis entitled ‘New methods, measurements and data in health geography: a study of obesity’ was supervised by Professor Rich Harris.
MScR student Leanne Archer receives Hydrological studentship award11 October 2017MScR student Leanne Archer has been awarded the British Hydrological Society/JBA Trust/Environment Agency Studentship Award for 2017 for her research that focused on modelling flood risk in Fiji using TanDEM-X data under present and future climate change.