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Funded Civil Engineering 4-Year PhD Studentships in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment, University of Cambridge

last modified May 16, 2019 07:19 PM

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment, led by the Civil Engineering Division at the University of Cambridge, invites applications for 4-year full-time fully-funded PhD studentships starting in October 2014.

studentship details:www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/2982/
CDT website: www.cdt-civil.eng.cam.ac.uk

Course Overview

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Context

The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.

Perspectives

An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions.

Change

An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.

Tools

An awareness of a range of assessment frameworks, sustainability metrics and methodologies such as Life Cycle Analysis, Systems Dynamics, Multi-Criteria Decision making and Impact Assessment.