Application for admission to the International Environmental Doctoral School – proposed PhD projects

The International Environmental Doctoral School is seeking candidates for PhD projects in the field of natural sciences as well as engineering and technology. Description of the proposed PhD projects has been included in the tables below.

Candidates can also apply for projects where research and doctoral scholarship are funded from research grants.

Earlier contacts with project supervisors via email are welcome. E-mail addresses are included in the project descriptions.

In order to apply for a PhD position, please register in the IRK system (link) and follow the guidelines in the project descriptions.

PhD PROJECTSPhD PROJECTS as part of research grants
No.ApplicationTitle of PhD projectInstitutionSupervisor ISupervisor II
IEDS/2020/US/01openPermafrost and underground glaciation in and around the Chopok massif, Low Tatras, SlovakiaThe University of Silesia in Katowice dr. hab. Wojciech Dobiński, prof. UŚ, University of Silesia in Katowice
IEDS/2020/US/02openDendroclimatic response of tundra vegetation to contemporary environmental changes in the ArcticThe University of Silesia in Katowice dr hab. Magdalena Opała-Owczarek, prof. UŚ, University of Silesia in Katowice
IEDS/2020/US/03openEvolution of drainage system in glacierized Arctic basin driven by climate changes at Werenskioldbreen catchment, SvalbardThe University of Silesia in Katowice prof. dr hab. Jacek A. Jania, University of Silesia in Katowice
IEDS/2020/US/04openPedogenesis and long-term evolution of pit-mound topography under the past and contemporaneous regime of forest dynamics in Tatra Mountains (Poland, Slovakia) and Alaska (U.S.A.)The University of Silesia in Katowice dr hab. Łukasz Pawlik, prof. UŚ, University of Silesia in Katowicedr Brian Buma, University of Colorado in Denver
IEDS/2020/US/05openCharakterystics of Fe-bearing compounds of anthropogenic origin and their transformations in soils affected by industrial immissionsThe University of Silesia in Katowice dr hab. Aneta Hanc-Kuczkowska, University of Silesia in Katowice and dr hab. Marzena Rachwał, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze
IEDS/2020/US/06openAdvanced polymer and carbon materials in water and medical rescue
The University of Silesia in Katowice dr hab. Andrzej Swinarew prof. UŚ, University of Silesia in Katowice
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/03openSeasonal and inter annul variability of meroplankton in an Arctic fjord (Isfjorden) Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciencesprof. dr hab. Piotr Kukliński, Institute of Oceanology PAN oraz dr hab. Agata Weydmann-Zwolicka, Institute of Oceanography University of Gdańsk
IEDS/2020/IGF/01openInfluence of glaciers recession from tidewater to land-based on the fiord sedimentology
Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences dr Mateusz Moskalik, Institute of Geophysics PAN
IEDS/2020/IM PAN/02openMathematical analysis of hydrodynamical models
Institute of Mathematics Polish Academy of Sciencesdr hab. Aneta Wróblewska-Kamińska, Institute of Mathematics Polish Academy of Sciences
No.RecruitmentTitle of PhD projectInstitutionSupervisor ISupervisor II
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/01open


OAS: MŚSD/IEDS-IOPAN-01*
Characteristics of organic matter released from permafrost Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences dr hab. Karol Kuliński, prof. IO PAN, Institute of Oceanology PAN
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/02open


OAS: MŚSD/IEDS-IOPAN-02*
Impact of organic matter released from permafrost on the marine CO2 systemInstitute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences dr hab. Karol Kuliński, prof. IO PAN, Institute of Oceanology PAN
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/04open


OAS: MŚSD/IEDS-IOPAN-04*
Variability of inherent optical properties of seawater in relation to the concentration, composition and size distribution of suspended particulate matter in selected fjords of western SpitsbergenInstitute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciencesdr. hab. Sławomir B. Woźniak, Institute of Oceanology PAN and prof. Dariusz Stramski, Scripps Institution of Oceanography - University of California San Diego, USA and prof. Dariusz Stramski, Scripps Institution of Oceanography - University of California San Diego, USA
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/05open


OAS: MŚSD/IEDS-IOPAN-05*
Reconstruction of postglacial changes in oceanographic conditions in the Nordic Seas based on benthic and planktonic foraminiferal assemblagesInstitute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciencesprof. dr hab. Marek Zajączkowski, Institute of Oceanology PANdr Magdalena Łącka-Wojciechowska, Institute of Oceanology PAN, Sopot, Poland
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/06open


OAS: MŚSD/IEDS-IOPAN-06*
Significance of submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) in the ArcticInstitute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciencesdr Beata Szymczycha, Institute of Oceanology PANDr. Aivo Lepland, Geological Survey of Norway, Trondheim, Norway, and Dr. Wei-Li Hong, Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden
IEDS/2020/IO PAN/07open


OAS: MŚSD/IEDS-IOPAN-07*
Ancient environmental DNA: a new proxy of paleobiodiversityInstitute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciencesprof. Jan Pawłowski,
Institute of Oceanology PAN
dr Joanna Pawłowska, Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot, Poland
IEDS/2020/IGF/02open a.s.a.p.


OAS: MŚSD/IEDS-IGF-02*
Tracing Archean crust in the North Atlantic Craton (NAC) of southwest Greenland and northern Labrador
Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences dr hab. Monika A. Kusiak, Institute of Geophysics PANProf. Martin Whitehouse, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm

*item to choose in the IRK system e.g. MŚSD/IEDS-IOPAN-01