Three Sino-Danish PhD Scholarships Available within the Area “Water and Environment”

In collaboration with The Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research (SDC)* in Beijing, China, Aarhus University hereby offer three PhD scholarships within the following five topics:

1) Cereal crop productivity and nitrogen cycling under climate change

2) Influence of land-use and management on nitrogen leaching in two agricultural catchments in China and Denmark

3) Climate change effects on trophic dynamics in streams with special emphasis on the role of fish

4) Nitrogen dynamics in lakes and implications for trophic dynamics

5) Carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions in wetlands

For more information on the specific topics and how to apply follow the links above. Applications should be submitted online and remember to state in the heading of your cover letter/application which topic(s) you apply for. The three topics receiving the best qualified candidates will be offered a full PhD scholarship,

The PhD students will be enrolled at Aarhus Faculty of Science and Technology and at GUCAS (Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences) and receive a double degree from the two institutions. The candidates must be willing to stay at least 1 year in China during the PhD period. Chinese citizens are not eligible for the scholarships.

Scholarship Deadline: 15 March 2011

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