Funding may be available to good students wishing to work in any area of glaciology and glacial geology. Please feel free to contact any of the staff at the Centre to discuss the feasibility of a research theme you might like to pursue.

In addition, we specifically welcome applications in the following research areas:

Evaluation of glaciological hazards in the Andes and Himalaya, based on remote sensing analysis (Richard Lucas, Mike Hambrey, Bryn Hubbard, Neil Glasser in association with Reynolds Geo-Sciences Ltd., Mold).

Characterisation of the dynamics and thermal regime of the Antarctic Ice Sheet using glacial sediments: a laboratory-based investigation (Mike Hambrey & Neil Glasser)

Modelling the processes of rock fracture and debris entrainment beneath glaciers (Neil Glasser)

Quaternary sediments and processes of the upper Teifi Valley and Cambrian Mountains, mid-Wales - a collaborative project with the British Geological Survey (Mike Hambrey, Neil Glasser & Geoff Duller - Aberystwyth; Jerry Davies and Dick Waters, BGS).

Sediment incorporation, transport and deposition at Alpine glaciers (Bryn Hubbard, Neil Glasser & Mike Hambrey)

Snow-Atmosphere-Glacier Modelling (Richard Essery & Bryn Hubbard)

Measuring and modelling the formation and character of Alpine basal ice facies (Poul Christoffersen & Bryn Hubbard)

There are a number of University Studentships and Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences Studentships available, whose value matches that offered by the Research Councils. Prospective students will need to produce a one side of A4 summary of their proposed research. The final version of this will be produced in consultation with the proposed supervisor. In the first instance please contact Professor Mike Hambrey, with a brief outline of the area or areas that interest you. He will put you in contact with the relevant member of staff. Alternatively, please contact the member of staff associated with a named project directly. In addition, NERC funding may be available. All students may take a comprehensive research training course in their first year, which helps to provide them with the skills and resources that they will need in their research and future careers. Prospective students should contact the address below as soon as possible, outlining their area of interest. Further details of our research interests and facilities may be found on the Centre for Glaciology Website.
PhD, PhD, MPhil, MPhil Award
September Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
36 month Duration

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