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SMMI Call for proposals - The Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholarships 'Understanding maritime futures'

Published: 3 November 2015Origin: 
The Leverhulme Trust
The Leverhulme Trust

The Leverhulme Trust has awarded the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute 15 fully-funded PhD grants, with the second group of five scholars to commence in October 2016. Calls for proposals are open now with a closing date for applications by 5pm on 27 November 2015.


SMMI Understanding Maritime Futures Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholars will address key global issues such as access to resources, safety and security, the effects of rising sea levels, technical advancements and autonomy, our responses to natural and human disasters, the impacts on people, and the ways people living by and from the sea understand their experiences and cultural heritage. The programme aims to facilitate a different, more creative and holistic way of problem solving to address marine and maritime societal challenges.

Scholarships will be funded for 3 years and include full-time UK/EU fees.

For further information please see here or contact Professor Damon Teagle.


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