PhD in air pollution monitoring.

 

The College has 2 PhD positions in the department of Planning and Environmental Policy.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and talented individuals for a 36-month PhD research position as a part of a Horizon 2020 funded consortium project, iSCAPE (Improving the Smart Control of Air Pollution in Europe). The iSCAPE project is funded under the “Horizon 2020 Societal Challenges” scheme. It will see next-generation environmental living labs deployed in cities across Europe to improve air quality and reduce carbon footprints. The project aims to integrate and advance the control of air quality and carbon emissions in several European cities. The aim of the project is to develop sustainable and passive air pollution remediation strategies, policy interventions and behavioural change initiatives.

The overall goal of iSCAPE project is to support sustainable urban development by promoting the sharing of results with policy-makers and planners using local test-cases, and providing scientific evidence ready-to-use solutions.

Send application and informal enquiries to:

Name: Dr Francesco Pilla

Title: Lecturer

Email address: francesco.pilla@ucd.ie

Telephone: (Skype) pilla.francesco

Closing date for applications is 22 July 2016.

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