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University of East Anglia foundation scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year for international students

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world and in the UK’s top 20! Three large scholarships are available, valued at £13,450 each, for scientific subjects.

King’s College London Announces New Scholarship Opportunity

On the fourth of March 2013 it was announced that a new scholarship program for Masters in global mental health has been established at on the King’s College London. The scholarships will be awarded during next academic year.

New migration policies will not affect international students coming to Britain

Prime Minister of the UK David Cameron has confirmed that government policies aimed at reducing immigration into the UK will allow for international students.

Student Unions in the UK universities: it’s the election time!

Now is the elections period, where students campaign to become the people to lead the Students’ Union for the next academic year. Every conceivable surface becomes somewhere to campaign which results in a poster explosion.

New Supercomputer at Leeds University

A new supercomputer hosted at the University of Leeds is offering businesses and academic researchers across the North of England unparalleled computing power. The supercomputer is capable of a peak performance of 110 trillion operations per second!


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About PhD Environmental Design, University of Nottingham

Duration and study mode: 3 years full-time
Entry requirements:

A good 1st degree; or equivalent international qualification.

Course Description

Research activity recognises that it is very difficult to disentangle the environmental strategies adopted in buildings from building design and construction techniques; the work in this area focuses on the construction of buildings and on the way in which building material and form can shape the internal environment; activity includes work in the area of natural ventilation and in particular the use of ventilation strategies to passively cool buildings in hot climates through their use with thermal mass and techniques such as passive downdraft cooling; daylight represents an important area of research with recent work exploring atrium design and the visual environment within spaces enclosed by tensile membrane structures; work in the area of acoustics explores the relationship between form materiality and the aural environment making use of techniques such as ray tracing and real time auralisation to recreate and inhabit buildings at the design stage as well as buildings lost to history.

Course Stats

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Department: Law, Education and Social Sciences / School of the Built Environment
Telephone: +44(0)115 951 5151

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