PhD offer in theoretical ecology -- eco-evolutionary dynamics of plankton. The PhD student will investigate the potential of adaptive evolution to affect the response of phytoplankton communities to a warmer and more stratified ocean due to climate change.
Prof C Le Quere, Dr A Manning, Prof P Friedlingstein
8 January 2019
Scientific background. Over half of the CO2 emitted to the atmosphere by human activities is absorbed by the natural carbon ’sinks’ on land and in the ocean, leaving a fraction of the emissions in the atmosphere.
Supervisory Team. Dr Tom Cameron ([email protected]) - School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex. Dr Gina Yannitell Reinhardt ([email protected])- Department of Government, University of Essex.
Ph.D. Programs. The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev offers advanced research training in multiple research areas that include engineering, exact sciences, medical/life sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Scientific background. It is well known that most cities are warmer than their surrounding environment. This Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect is caused by changes in the way heat is exchanged in the built environment.
Prof D Prieto-Alhambra, Dr V Strauss, Dr S Khalid, Dr I Petersen
11 January 2019
NDORMS 2019/1. Missing data is ubiquitous in longitudinal cohort studies with repeated follow-up timepoints. Missing data is defined as being “intermittent” in which a missing value is followed by an observed value in a sequential timepoint.
Assoc Prof S Hopewell, Dr S Dutton, Prof S Eldridge
11 January 2019
NDORMS 2019/7. Randomised controlled trials provide the best evidence about the effectiveness (and harms) of health care interventions and are a crucially important part of the practice of evidence-based medicine.