SMART: PhD fellowships for interdisciplinary research in River
Call for application:
Deadline for applications: January 9, 2012.
SMART is a 3-years Joint PhD programme offered in the framework of the
Erasmus Mundus action by the University of Trento (Italy), Queen Mary,
University of London (UK) and the Free University of Berlin (Germany),
together with 12 associate partners in 8 different countries and 4
continents, encompassing research centres, private companies and
Research is multidisciplinary-based at a principal institution with
mandatory mobility to a second Consortium partner and one Associate
partner. It focuses on the core areas of natural and engineering
sciences relevant to the sustainable management of river systems from
their headwaters to estuaries, including moprhodynamics, hydrology,
biogeochemistry, geomorphology, biology and ecology.
Admission is on a selective basis; successful completion of the PhD
programme will be awarded a joint or double Doctoral Degree in River
Science. Further details are available on http://www.riverscience.eu/.