Beyond the Biodiversity Benefits of River Restoration: Social and Health Values
PhD start date 1st October 2018
A new £27 million scheme to improve the water environment across England has been jointly launched today by Defra, Natural England and the Environment Agency.
The Water Environment Grant scheme will provide £9 million each year over the next three years to applicants applying for funding to restore local eco-systems and deliver substantial benefits to people and the environment.
Salix are looking for a motivated and committed professional to join their growing team of soil bioengineering and erosion control specialists.
Atkins is currently advertising a position for an Aquatic Environmental Scientist in their dynamic Water Management Consultancy team. You would be responsible for the delivery of a wide range of environmental water management projects with a focus on habitat design, management and restoration, hydroecology, and environmental assessment/EIA through collaborative working with other Atkins' specialists. As a corporate member of the RRC, Atkins are committed to river restoration and are leading the way in the integration of this aspect into large scale infrastructure projects.
Water Friendly Farming is a landscape-scale research and demonstration project, combining the active participation of the farming community with scientific application and evaluation of activities to improve water quality, while maintaining farm incomes and other environmental objectives.
Wiltshire Wildlife Trust are currently seeking a passionate, dynamic individual to lead their award winning Water Team. Working across the Hampshire Avon, Bristol Avon and Thames catchments, you will develop and deliver a diverse programme of river and wetland restoration projects. This will continue the successful work improving the ecological health of rivers and wetlands in Wiltshire. This will involve close working with multiple partners and stakeholders across the county.
Global Challenges Studentship at University of Birmingham, UK - Wireless Senor Networks & Hydrological Risk Governance
The University of Birmingham, UK, is investing in 20 fully-funded Global Challenges PhD scholarship, addressing the key global issues of the modern world and inviting the very best applicants to join us in our research.
As part of the Rationalising the Main River (RMRN) de-maining pilot project, the Environment Agency proposes to transfer flood risk management activities on the following sections of river and assets from the Environment Agency to the internal drainage boards (IDBs), lead local flood authorities (LLFAs) and district councils listed below.