At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Development and Planning, Copenhagen, a PhD stipend is available within the general study programme “Planning and Development”. The PhD stipend is open for appointment from February 15, 2012, in the MENU Research group (Meal Science & Public Health Nutrition). Department of Development and Planning includes development and planning in a broad sense, ranging from the social science aspects of development (technological, environmental, international and administrative aspects) to spatial planning, sector planning and land management for technical disciplines such as road construction, traffic engineering, surveying and mapping. The MENU Research group conducts evidence based on research in relation to nutrition and sustainability of public foodscape settings such as hospitals, schools, kindergartens, institutions, workplaces etc.
PhD stipends are allocated to individuals who hold a Masters degree. PhD stipends are normally for a period of 3 years. It is a prerequisite for allocation of the stipend that the candidate will be enrolled as a PhD student at the Doctoral School of the Faculty of Engineering and Science, in accordance with the regulations of Ministerial Order No. 18 of January 14, 2008 on the PhD Programme at the Universities. According to the Ministerial Order, the progress of the PhD student shall be assessed every six months. It is a prerequisite for continuation of salary payment that the previous progress is approved at the time of the evaluation.