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2014-2015 PhD Studentship in Agriculture at University of Reading, UK

University of Reading is inviting applications for a PhD studentship starting in October 2014. Studentship is open for UK/EU students who hold at least a 2:1 honours degree in, agricultural economics, farm management, economics, business studies or a related socio-economic discipline. Successful students will receive tuition fees plus £13,863 stipend for a period of three years. Application deadline is 30th August 2014.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is awarded to explore how the Farm Business Survey, and other appropriate datasets, can be used to evaluate changes in the sustainability of agricultural systems.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD research program at University of Reading.
Scholarship Provider: University of Reading, UK
Award can be taken at: UK

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Eligibility:
-High caliber applicants who hold at least a 2:1 honours degree in, agricultural economics, farm management, economics, business studies or a related socio-economic discipline.
-Due to restrictions on the funding this studentship is open to UK/EU students.

Open for International Students: UK/EU students are eligible for this PhD studentship.

Description: University of ReadingApplications are invited for a PhD studentship starting in October 2014 to explore how the Farm Business Survey, and other appropriate datasets, can be used to evaluate changes in the sustainability of agricultural systems. The studentship provides the freedom to allow the student to define their own specialist area of research within the context of the above, but is likely to involve the identification of key sustainability indicators, a review of existing data related to key indicators and the identification and collection of primary data as required.

Number of award(s): A PhD studentship is awarded.

Duration of award(s): Studentship will be offered for the duration of three years.

What does it cover? Successful students will receive tuition fees plus £13,863 stipend.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applicants may apply online. Please quote the reference ‘GS14-081’ in the ‘Scholarships applied for’ box which appears within the Funding Section of your on-line application.

Application Deadline: Application deadline is 30th August 2014.

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