Three PhD studentships - Newcastle, UK

The School of Geography at Newcastle University and Northumbria University, UK, seek high-quality applicants for several fully funded PhD studentships.

Logistics

Selection will be based on the strength of the applicant’s CV and fit to the project.

Projects

1. Using eDNA and stable isotopes in lake sediment cores to inform wetland conservation by examining causes of declineof rare water bird species (NERC CASE studentship with Wildfowl and Wetland Trust): https://research.ncl.ac.uk/media/sites/researchwebsites/oneplanet/OP20279%20-%20OnePlanetProjectproposal_Form_2ndCohort2020_eDNA%20waterfowl.pdf

2. Creating high-resolution records of Holocene climate change from the heart of Siberia: https://research.ncl.ac.uk/media/sites/researchwebsites/oneplanet/OP202050%20OnePlanetProjectproposal_Form_SiberiaClimate.pdf

3. Dung fungi and DNA: recording the decline of reptiles on oceanic islands: https://research.ncl.ac.uk/media/sites/researchwebsites/oneplanet/OP20315%20-%20OnePlanetProjectproposal_Pound_11_11_19_REVISED.pdf

Applications

The deadline for applications is 31 January 2020.

Details of how to apply can be found on the OnePlanet website: https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/howtoapply/

Details of funding for UK/EU applicants: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/geography-mphil-phd/#fees&funding

Further information

Please contact Maarten van Hardenbroek with any infomal questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.