About the Project
This PhD will focus on the strategic planning of water and sanitation services during rural-urban transition. The study will be interdisciplinary and involve a socio-institutional study of decision-making with a technical assessment of optimal planning pathways for investment in water and sanitation infrastructure in urban peripheries. The research will focus on small number of case study cities in South Asia and/or East Africa.
A highly competitive EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship consisting of consisting of the award of fees with a maintenance grant of £15,285 (currently for session 2020/21) for 3.5 years. An additional £3,000 per year is available to previous graduates of the University of Leeds.
This opportunity is open to all applicants, with a number of awards for Non-UK nationals limited by UKRI to 1. All candidates will be placed into the EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship and selection is based on academic merit.