Leverhulme Trust offers Research Fellowship in Investigating Glacier Stick-slip Motion Using a Wireless Sensor Network at University of Southampton in UK 2013
Study Subject(s): Study subject is investigating glacier stick-slip motion using a wireless sensor network.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing research fellowship.
Scholarship Provider: Leverhulme Trust
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: The post requires a PhD in Electronics, with a specialism in sensor networks and embedded system design and construction. C programming on microcontrollers is essential and expertise with Linux is also required.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of UK can apply for this Scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Thanks to funding from the Leverhulme Trust for a new project entitled “Investigating glacier stick-slip motion using a wireless sensor network” we have an excellent opportunity for a Research Fellow based in Electronics and Computer Science. This post is an ideal way to join an interdisciplinary research team to carry out ground-breaking work.The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) failed to predict the recent dramatic break-up of the Greenland ice sheet. One of the contributing factors is that basal boundary conditions of glaciers remain one of the key uncertainties in modelling glaciers and ice sheets. Until recently it was assumed that glaciers flowed slowly and continuously, but there is a growing body of evidence that glacier movement can be episodic, and can be modelled in a similar way to earth-quakes as stick-slip motion.
How to Apply: The mode of applying for the scholarship is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 16th December 2012.