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Four opportunities for postgraduate studentships

21 January 2022

PhD students working together in a library

Cardiff University’s School of Geography and Planning is pleased to announce the availability of four PhD studentships.

The School is a major centre for research in human geography and planning, with an emphasis on helping students recognise their fullest potential. The studentships on offer demonstrate the diversity of the research opportunities available.

Preventing homelessness at the intersection of hostile policies: the experiences of young refugees in Cardiff” will explore the housing experiences of young refugees at risk of homelessness.

Livestock Markets as therapeutic sites: evaluating third sector approaches to rural health in Wales” will examine the role of livestock markets in providing care and support for farmers and rural communities.

Developing a Model of Biosecurity Persuasion for Bovine Tuberculosis: An Examination of Different Styles of Biosecurity Communication Employed by Farm Vets and Advisors” will examine the geographical variations in the implementation of biosecurity by farmers in different areas of animal disease risk.

The School is also inviting applications for ESRC Wales DTP Fully-funded PhD ‘General’ studentships, with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2022 in Human Geography, and Environmental Planning.

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