Developing new farm woodland business models: Placement at Forestry Commission England

Developing new farm woodland business models: Placement at Forestry Commission England
Forestry Commission England is offering to host an exciting placement under the NERC-funded Innovation Placements Call 2017 in support of its objective to encourage woodland creation. This placement focuses on a proposed woodland creation project on the South Downs in Hampshire which aims to support local farm businesses and improve the quality of the public water supply. Read more

Regional Studies Association (RSA) funding opportunities

Regional Studies Association (RSA) funding opportunities

The RSA has allocated financial resources to support its members and offers a range of funding opportunities to suit different career stages. These opportunities provide members with the chance to apply for financial help to support their research, run networking events, receive awards for excellence and help towards the costs of travel to attend non-RSA events and present their work to international audiences. Read more

Vacancy: a PhD candidate on big data and conservation

The joint research unit for Land, environment, remote sensing and spatial information, Montpellier, France is looking for a PhD candidate to work on Biotic homogenization and patterns of change across gradients of anthropogenic pressures: The use of BIG DATA in answer to conservation needs. The goal of this PhD will be to identify the fundamental changes that are occurring in ecosystems as a result of biotic and environmental homogenization and address the conservation implications of these changes particularly as they relate to the human dimensions within a spatial context.

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