MEFGL Job and postgraduate studentships
Five PhD studentships available in MEFGL groups!
Exciting opportunities to conduct postgraduate research in the MEFGL group are now open for applications on the Envision DTP website. Closing date: Friday 17 January 2020.
Applications are now open for four PhD studentships, funded by the NERC Envision DTP and hosted by MEFGL lab groups. The four projects span topics ranging from the ecological impacts of light pollution to the genetics of adaptation to extreme environments. A fifth KESS2 funded position is available studying the effect of managed honeybees on wild pollinator networks.
- Adaptation to extreme environments: Hybridisation and the evolution of contemporary heavy metal tolerance
Contact Dr Alex Papadopulos (email@example.com) for details.
- Aerodynamic invasions: Does the biomechanics of flight affect dispersal and genetic diversity in invasive species?
Contact Dr Aaron Comeault (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Kristen Crandell (email@example.com) for details.
- Artificial skyglow impacts on the chronobiology of marine organisms
Contact Dr Amy Ellison (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
- What lurks beneath: unravelling the chemically-guided ecological interactions of Armillaria fungi, a devastating group of subterranean forest pathogens
Contact Prof. James McDonald (email@example.com) and Dr Jozsef Vuts (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
- The effect of managed honeybees on wild pollinator networks
Contact Dr Anita Malhotra (email@example.com) for details.
(Note that applications for this position must bee submitted by the end of November.)
Closing Date and Eligibility Information
(for details please refer to the Envision DTP website)
Closing date: Friday 17th January 2020
The studentship is only available to UK and EU candidates.
Each student will be supported by a tax-free stipend (£15,009 in 2019/20), typically for 3.5 years. In addition, for eligible students, the award will cover EU/UK fees.
All Envision students will have a Research and Training Grant of £8,750 to fund their research, conference attendance and networking and will be able to bid into a cohort development and mobility fund.