Congratulations to Cohort 2 student, Paul McLachlan who has published his first research paper recently. The paper, “Geophysical characterisation of the groundwater-surface water interface” is published in Advances in Water Resources. Interactions between groundwater (GW) and surface water (SW) have important implications for water quantity, water quality, and ecological health. The subsurface region proximal to SW […]
Find out what our Envision students got up to at the Environmental Infrastructures event in March.
Jane Hosegood, an Envision DTP student in her 3rd year at Bangor University is studying ‘Novel genetic tools for conservation and management of vulnerable manta rays’. Read her article on NERC Planet Earth to find out how she has been involved in getting worldwide protection for the devil rays she is studying: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/planetearth/stories/1857.
Envision DTP has created a 6 month Innovation Fellow position to initiate activities between environment research and business enterprise across a range of sectors. Dr Vincent Walsh was appointed as Innovation Fellow, based at Lancaster University. The Innovation Fellow role has allowed the time needed to: Work directly with the PhD practitioners to enhance their […]
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Innovation Fellow with experience of the research environment and connecting research with policy. The purpose of this role will be to work directly with all 36 of our Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funded Envision students to improve their engagement with environmental science ‘end-users’ (i.e. business, public sector). […]
Apply by 6th January 2017 The list of envision research projects that students can apply for are currently available with a closing date of Friday 6th January 2017. They are also advertised on FindaPhD.com. Visit the projects portal to view the fully funded studentships available within the Envision DTP.
Staff and students from across the six Envision partners attended the recent Lancaster University led Envision Spring Conference. This event was widely attended by current and future Envision students who were all keen to share what they have learned on the Envision programme so far. Nick Ostle, the Envision DTP Director introduced the programme before […]
R4All Course : Lancaster 1 – 5th Feb 2016 The course aims to help you learn aspects of using R for scientific investigation: 1) Data management, exploration, and visualisation 2) Common and not so common statistical methods implemented in R 3) Going from data to publication The overarching aims are to boost you up the […]
Apply before January 13th for one of 12 fully-funded NERC PhD studentships with Envision, and get the skills, knowledge and experience to become a leader in environmental science.
The global market for eco-industries has been estimated at roughly €1.15 trillion. With new environmental regulations, increasing prices for traditional energy resources and changing market demands, this figure is set to double with the average estimate for 2020 being around €2 trillion a year. It is in this context that the ENVISION consortium is inviting […]