Queen's University Belfast: PhD Studentships ~ Bioblogia.net

30 de julio de 2004

Queen's University Belfast: PhD Studentships

Conservation Biology
School of Biology and Biochemistry
Funding for up to 3 PhD studentships may be available for projects working with the staff of the Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution Research Group, the Marine Systems Research Group and the Quercus Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology.
Possible topics include:
The conservation biology and genetics of Irish bees and butterflies
Conservation biology of endangered bivalves
Habitat requirements of freshwater crayfish
Ecosystem effects of invasive species
Conservation biology and genetics of marine algae
For more information about the work carried out in the School and Quercus consult http://www.qub.ac.uk/bb and http://www.quercus.ac.uk
Studentships will be available from 1 October 2004 or soon thereafter and will last 3 years. For EU/UK nationals, awards include fees and a tax-free grant of £10,500.
Candidates must have a first or 2.1 honours degree and/or a masters degree in biology or ecology and have demonstrated an active interest and ability in conservation science.
All projects will involve lab and field work and require a full driving licence valid for the UK. Some projects require an understanding of molecular ecological techniques.
Interested applicants should send a CV, a 1-page statement of research interests and a covering letter giving reasons for pursuing a research degree to: Tracy Iveson, School of Biology & Biochemistry, Queen’s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL. Applications by email are preferred and should be sent to t.iveson@qub.ac.uk.
Closing date is 31 August 2004 but applications will be considered until the places are filled.

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