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Proposals for SMMI PhD 'Understanding Maritime Futures' closing date 16 Feb 2015

Published: 21 January 2015

The Leverhulme Trust has awarded Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute 15 fully-funded PhD grants, with the first five scholarships to commence in October 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 contact Professor Damon Teagle or Professor Claire Jowitt.

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