PhD studentship on the role of trust in conservation in Nepal

Dear all,

We are pleased to let you know about a PhD studentship on ‘The role of trust in conserving biodiversity and reducing conservation conflict, a case study in Nepal’, funded through the NERC E4 DTP, supervised between the University of Edinburgh (Dr Sam Staddon and Dr Aidan Keane) and Aberdeen University (Prof. Steve Redpath), and in collaboration with the National Trust for Nature Conservation in Nepal.

The deadline for applications is 10 January 2019, with a start date of Sept/Oct 2019 (Please note that there is a competitive application process with regards other projects and applicants to the E4 DTP).

Please do share this opportunity with those who may be interested. If anyone has questions please do email me at

Many thanks indeed,


Dr Sam Staddon

ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund Fellow

Lecturer in Environment & Development

School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh

G22e, Drummond Library, Drummond Street, EH8 9XP. +44 (0)131 6502269

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