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TGI offering 35 PhD Studentships tenable at Participating Universities and ITs: Minimal Energy Internet Protocols & Architecture, Service Management: adaptation for social connectivity, Self-Organizing Wireless Networks,Novel Optical Network Architectures

In all, TGI will offer 35 PhD studentships tenable at participating Universities and ITs. Each studentship is for 4 years and carries a tax-free stipend of €16,000 per year as well as an allowance towards student fees of €5,000 per annum.  In the table below, we have listed the research topic areas, the number of studentships available and a link offering further details on how to apply for studentships at that institution. Students who wish to apply should first consult the TGI website. This carries details of the studentships on offer, the research topics of interest, industry links and the institution at which they are tenable. Following a selection process undertaken by the potential supervisor, you will be guided through the admission process for your host institution.
Eligibility: Applications are welcome from students with a background in Engineering, Computer Science a related discipline. High calibre candidates holding, or expecting to receive a degree at first or upper second class level are encouraged to

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

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2011-2012 PhD Studentships in Climate Change and Global Economy, UK

The full-time studentship, which includes an element of teaching, will be for 3 years, subject to satisfactory progress. Starting bursary will be £20,000 pa plus student fees. The global economic implications of climate change are major sources of concern and the subject of an increasing body of research. The objective of this studentship is to further this research by using a global computable general equilibrium (CGE) model that has been calibrated using data primarily drawn from the Global Trade Analysis Project’s database (see McDonald et al., 2007, for documentation of the GLOBE model*) to explore some aspect of the global economic implications of climate change and/or possible mitigation strategies. The precise topic, within the broad subject area, will be determined by the research proposal of the successful candidate and the first year’s research. While we would welcome applicants with research interests in:
1.    Economic and environmental implications of growth in China and/or India
2.    Economic implications of climate change for least developed countries
3.    Carbon trading and economic welfare
The successful applicant will be the candidate with the best research proposal within the broad subject area.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 April 2011

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2011-2014 CCP PhD Studentship at University of East Anglia, UK: Economics, Law, Business and Political, Social and International Studies

The ESRC Centre for Competition Policy (CCP) based at the University of East Anglia (UEA), invites applications for a fully funded (3-year) PhD studentship from October 2011. These studentships can be held in area of competition or regulation policy appropriate for supervision by the Centre’s faculty members who come from the Schools of Economics, Law, Business and Political, Social and International Studies (see Appendix 1 for details regarding the academic staff at the Centre). CCP is the leading focus for competition policy research in the UK and welcomes interdisciplinary proposals. Criteria and Details This studentship is only available to candidates who have been offered a place in a relevant UEA PhD programme. Applications should apply both for entry to the appropriate school and the CCP for the studentship. Applicants should have a demonstrable interest in an area of competition policy. The PhD studentships are tenable for 3 years (subject to UEA rules, satisfactory progress and the research remaining in an area relating to competition policy). A full studentship includes home tuition fees plus a maintenance grant to be set by UEA at Home/EU levels. To apply for funding send a copy of your PhD admission application and research proposal (see below), as well as a competed CCP Studentship Application form (Appendix 2) to Suzy Adcock, CCP

Scholarship Application Deadline: 3 May 2011.

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