Fully-funded PhD 'wild food' Studentship

Maxey L. l.maxey at swansea.ac.uk
Thu May 17 11:47:40 BST 2007

This PhD. Could go the CLA way or more radical, so would be great if
anyone on the list (or anyone you know of that ilk) applied, 

Fully-funded PhD Studentship in Geography: 'Wild food' networks and
sustainable rural development

School of Geography, University of Nottingham

The School of Geography at the University of Nottingham invites
applications from suitably qualified students for the following ESRC
CASE Studentship to cover maintenance and fees for full-time study.

This innovative project funded by the ESRC and Game Conservancy Trust
will examine food networks based on wild and semi-wild foods in England.
The research will seek to develop existing theoretical and empirical
work on the geographies of alternative and quality food networks by
examining the specific social structures and processes involved in the
development and operation of wild food networks and how these contribute
to sustainable rural development. 

The candidate will have a masters degree in geography or cognate
discipline, such as sociology, anthropology or environmental studies.
Ideally, the candidate will also have relevant post-degree experience
and be able to demonstrate an interest in food networks, game, and rural
development. The candidate must fulfil relevant ESRC 
eligibility criteria:

Further details and application forms are available at:
www.nottingham.ac.uk/geography or from Jenny Ashmore, Postgraduate
Research Administrator, School of Geography, The University of
Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD.  Tel: 0115 951 5575.
Email: Jenny.Ashmore at nottingham.ac.uk.  For an informal discussion about
the project please contact the academic supervisors: contact Dr Carol
Morris (Carol.Morris at nottingham.ac.uk) or Professor Charles Watkins
(Charles.Watkins at nottingham.ac.uk). 

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2007. The project will
start in September 2007.  

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