The study aims to develop our understanding of the impact of the natural heritage in supporting learning, developing values, encouraging physical activity, and building communities. Core themes such as teaching and learning in nature, health and wellbeing, and the relationship between care for biodiversity and a sustainability orientation will be considered, and with regard to educational and environmental policies and practices in Scotland.
The studentship is available to UK, EU and overseas students and will cover home tuition fees and includes a stipend. The successful candidate will be based at the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education, and will be supervised by Professor Peter Higgins and Dr Beth Christie (University of Edinburgh) in collaboration with Dr Peter Rawcliffe (SNH).
See the Word documents below for more information and application form.
Funding Source: The Magnus Magnusson Scottish Natural Heritage PhD Studentship
Funding available: An annual stipend of £14000 (+fees at UK/EU level) (as 2017/18)
*Please note that EU applicants starting in 2017-18 are guaranteed EU level of fees for the duration of their studies.
**Please also note that international applicants will need to cover themselves the additional cost between UK/EU fees (£4195 in 2017-18) and international fees (£14,600 in 2017-18) and the level of international fees for subsequent years is not yet known, it may increase.
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