Rosalind Bark


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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Check out our research project that is open for applicants now, The deadline is November 27, 2022.

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Personal profile


About me and my research interests

I am an Associate Professor in Ecological Economics in the School of Environmental Sciences teaching a third year and MSc module in Natural Resources and Environmental Economics (ENV-6012B, ENV-7116B). I am a member of the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) and the 3S (Science, Society & Sustainability) Research Group.

My broad research interests focus thematically on water resources management in times of change and integrating ecosystem services (including cultural ecosystem services) in decision-making. This has involved using non-market methods to monetarily value urban green space, instream flows and ecosystem services in water scarce environments, market-based instruments design as part of basin scale water resources management reform and restoration, as well as, several studies on sustainable agriculture.

I am interested in supervising or co-supervising PhD/MSc students and Post-docs in these research areas. Please check out PhD/MSc and Post-doc funding below.

PhD and MSc Funding Opportunities

PhD funding

Have you ever thought about doing a PhD? There is some general information on PhDs at, including video interviews with current PhD students.

If you are interested in researching ecosystem service markets for nature recovery, we have a current PhD opportunity - check it out here - the closing date for applications is 27 November, 2022.

We have a second current PhD opportunity for an environmental or behavioural economist (or similar) with an interest in sustainable fishing - check it out here - the closing date for applications is 18 January 2023.

Additionally, the UEA has two Doctoral Training Programmes (DTP). The Advanced Research and Innovation in Environmental Sciences (ARIES) DTP see,

The second DTP is the South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS). SeNSS has both Faculty-led and Student-led studentships, see The Student-led competition is currently open, see SeNSS Student-led competition.

MSc funding

Chevening Scholarships funded by the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office fund MSc study in the UK. This opportunity is now open. These scholarships enable professionals to study in the UK for a master’s degree in any discipline. Scholarships last for one year and are fully funded, including, flights, accommodation and course fees. The applications deadline is 12:00 GMT on 1 November, 2022.

Check out the scholarships page at, Note that you will need to apply via your country/territory's page, 

Post-doc Funding Opportunity

Check out funding for post-docs at the link below. The deadline is 16 January 2023 for an Expression of Interest and 23 March 2023 for the full application. Link here,


Click here for a full list of my publications Google Scholar - R Bark

Career history

2021 - present: Associate Professor in Ecological Economics, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia

2017 - 2021: Lecturer in Ecological Economics, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia

2015 - 2017: Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds

2010 - 2014: Research Scientist, Land and Water Flagship, CSIRO, Australia

2007 - 2010: Post-doc, University of Arizona, USA

2003 - 2006: PhD in Arid Lands Resource Sciences and Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Arizona, USA

1997: MSc in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Management, UCL

1990: BA(Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics, The Queen's College, University of Oxford

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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