University of Gloucestershire
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||Tuition fees and Maintenance Grant|
|Placed On:||22nd December 2022|
|Closes:||3rd February 2023|
Wales ESRC DTP Environmental Planning Pathway:
Collaborative PhD Studentship
Identifying new woodland owner types: what is driving new woodland ownership and what advice and guidance would facilitate delivery of multiple benefits from new woodlands?
The project aims to explore what types of new woodland owners (e.g. farmers, pension funds etc.) are emerging in England and Wales and what their motivations for woodland management are, as a result of new types of drivers for woodland planting, such as incentives or carbon markets, and how these might be different to existing woodland owner typologies. It will also investigate the knowledge needs of these new owners and whether they are being adequately addressed through existing advisory and guidance mechanisms. Outcomes of the project will provide evidence to support Defra (and its delivery bodies) and Natural Resources Wales to provide appropriate advisory services that best support new owners to manage their new woodlands for multiple benefits. The student will also undertake a 3-month placement at Defra in the first year of the PhD, undertaking an evidence review informed by Defra’s trees and woodlands research and development priority needs.
For further information and how to apply, please see the full detail document. You are also welcome to contact the supervisor, Dr Julie Urquhart at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 03 February 2023
Interview Date: Wednesday 01 March 2023
The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification.