2023 Call for PhD topics
Launched in October 2023, this call aims to support the co-financing of thesis that complement and reinforce the 3 scientific challenges of the CLand project and its cross-cutting projects recently put in place.
The deadline for submitting your propositions is set to 28 February 2023.
See the call details.
The dedicated template can be found at the bottom of this page, under the "Documents related to the event" section.
2022 Call for PhD topics
Ended on February 28, 2022, this call aimed to support the co-financing of thesis that complement and reinforce the 3 scientific challenges of the CLAND project. After a short hearing in front of the CLand Scientific Committee, the following 7 applications have been selected:
- Marc BARTHELEMY : Resilience of food trade networks: Dynamics, shocks responses and vulnerabilities
- Basak BAYRAMOGLU : The land sector in international climate negotiations
- Damien BEILLOIN : Spatialized multi-criteria assessment of agroforestry at the global scale
- Thierry BRUNELLE : Localizing Biomass Production for Energy at Global Scale in different climate and energy futures: An Integrated Assessment
- Amandine CORNILLE : Genomic vulnerabilities of two emblematic crop stone fruit trees, and of their wild relatives, to climate change: integrating landscape genomics and niche modeling using nucleotide and transposable insertion polymorphisms
- Florent LEVAVASSEUR : Climate change mitigation and adaptation capabilities of cropping systems associated with anaerobic digestion under real-world farmer deployment conditions
- Nicolas VIOVY : Impact of functional diversity richness on ecosystem resilience and adaptation to climate change: introduction of functional diversity in vegetation models
Results of the 2021 Call for PhD topics
The objective of this call was to support the co-funding of doctoral projects that will complement and strengthen CLand's three Challenges.
On April 21, 2021, the candidates were invited to present their project to the Executive Committee of the CLand Convergence Institute. At the end of these hearings, 7 PhD half grants were awarded.
Here are the selected topics:
Francesco ACCATINO & Ruizhen WANG : Trade-offs related to livestock feed consumption and diet composition at the territorial scale: animal production, methane emissions, impact on land use
Rémi CARDINAEL & Souleymane DIOP : Impact of albedo change on the climate benefit of conservation agriculture in sub-humid Zimbabwe
Philippe DELACOTE & Edouard PIGNEDE : Adaptation to climate change : Inequalities and spatial vulnerability in rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa
Alexandra JULLIEN : Functional-structural modelling of plant-to-plant interactions and C, N budget in legume-based associations
Guy MEUNIER & Maxence GERARD : Regulation of negative externalities from the livestock sectors. Comparisons of instruments, land use changes and norms
Erwan PERSONNE & Maria ERNST : Impact of urbanization and urban greening on climate and air quality
Nicolas VIOVY : Impact of functional diversity richness on ecosystem resilience and adaptation to climate change: introduction of functional diversity in vegetation models
Results of the first CLand call for PhD half grants
The aim of this call was to support co-funding of PhD projects that complement and enhance the three challenges of CLand.
On May 29, 2020, the candidates were invited to present their project to the Executive Committee of the CLand Convergence Institute. At the end of these hearings, 5 PhD half grants were awarded.
Here are the selected topics:
Laure BARTHES (ESE) & Mubarak MAHMUD : Leached nitrate recovery by trees, transformation dynamics and use in agroforestry system
Abad CHABBI (ECOSYS) & Asma JERRAY : Evaluating nitrous oxide emissions as an unintended consequence of increased soil carbon sequestration in managed grassland systems
Philippe DELACOTE (ECOPUB) & Léa CREPIN : Soybean trade and imported deforestation
Fabienne MAIGNAN (LSCE) & Lucas LEVERNE : Regulation of photosystem II in the context of a changing environment
Philippe MARTIN (SADAPT) & Arthur FENDRICH : Soil erosion effects on the European carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus balances