PhD in woodland history and ecology (UK) ~

21 de abril de 2014

PhD in woodland history and ecology (UK)

A fully funded, four-year PhD position is available at the University of Glasgow (Scotland) through the Kelvin-Smith Scholarship Scheme.

Project title: Woodland ecosystems - developing an inter-disciplinary method for characterising and mapping the environmental legacies of past human actions

The project aims to make use of historic (up to 400 year old) estate maps to document changing woodland cover and management and to identify potential "ancient" woodland sites. Ecological ground survey will be used to assess the linkages between woodland history and ecosystem services. Further information is available here:

Applications are welcome from international students and the scholarship covers fees (including those for international students), a stipend (ca. £14k per year) and research costs (£3.5k per year).

To make an enquiry please contact:

Best wishes,

Dr G. Matt Davies
Lectuer in Environmental Stewardship

University of Glasgow
Rutherford/McCowan Building
Crichton University Campus

Tel: 0044 (0)1387 702042

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