PhD Scholarship Opportunity for understanding multi-hazards in Urban Africa

Doctoral Studentship: Understanding Multi-Hazards in Urban Africa

The Department of Geography, Kings College London, is offering a 3.5 year (full time) fully funded research studentship supervised by Prof Bruce D. Malamud and Dr James Millington, experts in natural hazards, spatial analyses, and quantitative methods. The research project will be aligned with the recently initiated Urban Africa Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK) programme of research funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID) ( Urban ARK will work in cities in Senegal, Nigeria, Malawi, Kenya and Niger and aims to break the cycles by which vulnerability and the incapacity to cope with hazards accrue in society. Preference for the studentship will be given to an applicant from one of the Urban ARK study countries.

Applications are due for Monday 9 November 2015,

Please follow this link to find out more details concerning application, eligibility and funding for this programme.

For further information on the studentship please contact Professor Bruce Malamud () or Dr James Millington ().