Dr Abigail Stone

Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Postgraduate opportunties

I am currently looking for UK/EU and overseas students for PhD projects in (closing deadline for University of Manchester SEED Postgraduate Research Scholarships 5th Feburary, 2018):

Quaternary Landscape dynamics in the Namib Sand Sea

Understanding high nitrate concentrations in groundwater of the transboundary Stampriet Basin

For background details about these projects please visit https://abistone.wordpress.com/phd-opportunities/ to find pdf documents


I also welcome applications from prospective PhD students in any area of:

  • Dryland Quaternary Science
  • Hydrogeology (particularly within the unsaturated, or vadose, zone)
  • Luminescence Dating 


Please see these SEED webpages for futher information about funding opportunities and applications.