The Open University Geography Department is advertising a three year PhD studentship on geological hazards and community participation in the Solomon Islands. The studentship, which is a collaboration with the British Geological Survey and Leicester University, will be based in Geography (supervised by Nigel Clark and David Humphreys). The student will be registered for a PhD at the Geography Department at The Open University, Milton Keynes. Applicants should have a social science background and an interest in geoscience.
The candidate will undertake field research working with geologists and local people in the Solomon Islands to assess the risk of volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis and to help facilitate public participation process in policy and planning.
Closing date: Friday, 29 October 2010
Interview date: Thursday, 11 November 2010
Starting Date: January 2011
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