The School of Geography at the University of Leeds is currently seeking a PhD candidate to undertake a PhD linked to the UKRI-funded GENERATE project ‘Gender, Generation and Climate Change (GENERATE): Creative Approaches to Building Inclusive and Climate Resilient Cities in Uganda and Indonesia’, led by Dr. Katie McQuaid. GENERATE explores the gender-age-urban interface of climate change.
Eligibility criteria for the Scholarship in Gender, Sexuality and Climate Change in the Global South
- You must have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honors degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline.
- You must advised to check with the relevant School prior to making an application.
- You will have a Masters degree in Anthropology, Social Geography, Gender and/or Development Studies.
Eligible Countries: International
Number of Awards: Not Specified
Value of Award: This is a full 3.5 year PhD studentship funded by the School of Geography as part of their support for the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship held by Dr. Katie McQuaid
English language requirements
The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study is an IELTS of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid. Some schools and faculties have a higher requirement.
Method of Application: Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the University’s website. Please state clearly in the research information section that the research degree you wish to be considered for is a PhD in Geography mentioning the ‘PhD in Gender, Sexuality and Climate Change in the Global South’ in the application form as well as Dr. Katie McQuaid as your proposed supervisor.
Please submit a short research proposal (500 words maximum) which outlines your idea for a doctoral research project, including: title, fieldwork location and rationale, key research question, aims and objectives, methodology, and originality and significance of the topic.
Application Deadline: 31st August 2022