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Monthly News and Jobs Digest - April 2017

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Welcome to the April Digest from the Press Office of the British Society for Geomorphology. Below you will find the latest New, Jobs and Opportunities sent in by our membership over the last month.

To send us an item for next month’s Digest, please contact us at [email protected] – or share on Twitter using #BSGNews or #BSGJobs

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The science of geomorphology has been demonstrated to the public at this year’s #HullSciFest – Dr David Milan was exhibiting the ever popular River in a Box mini-flume, and SeriousGeoGames were showing off their VR game, Flash Flood! - to see more from the event, search the #HullSciFest hashtag on Twitter.

#BSGJobs and Opportunities sent in by members

University of Plymouth have numerous PhD opportunities available. Deadline 30th April 2017

Tectonic and climatic controls on Quaternary fluvial landscape development in NW Africa

Director of studies: Dr Martin Stokes ([email protected])

Outburst floods: their past and future role in shaping Iceland’s landscape

Director of studies: Dr Stephanie Mills ([email protected])

Star dunes: Dune and dunefield scale morphometry and aeolian dynamics

Director of studies: Dr Matt Telfer ([email protected])

Effective, sustainable, river restoration? Monitoring the dynamics of gravels added to upland rivers to offset aquatic habitat loss

Director of studies: Dr Peter Downs ([email protected])


Cambridge University have a permanent University Lectureship in Physical Geography, and are keen for applications from geomorphologists and hydrologists. Deadline: 7th May 2017


Early careers, fine sediment and hydroecology: Supporting Good Ecological Status through research. Environment Agency, Reading, 27th July 2017

The Environment Agency are running a workshop aimed at PhD students and ECRs on helping to ensure their research has a direct impact on the achievement of Good Ecological Status. Register here.