Ph.D. Scholarship ("Closing the Circle" Programme)

Marine Debris and Sargassum Threats in the Eastern Caribbean Region

In order to identify, integrate and systematize the complexity of the problem, the research will focus on three interconnected, holistic and multidisciplinary research themes: 

  1. Science and technology;
  2. Blue / Green Economics; and
  3. Societal awareness

Adaptive marine spatial planning is considered as a cross-cutting theme for all of the research themes. Against this background,WMU is recruiting Ph.D. candidates, researching each of the research themes respectively. Scholarship research proposals are welcome, canvassing novel interdisciplinary societal, economic and scientific approaches towards increasing the knowledge base of marine debris and cumulative effects of Sargassum with a specific focus on the challenges experienced by SIDS in the Eastern Caribbean region. 


For more information about this position and how to apply, please read the Terms of Reference.

Deadline for Applications: 29 March 2020