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  Exploring multi-herbicide resistance in black grass
  Dr E Pohl
Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
The global demand for safe and sustainable food production is constantly rising due to global population growth coupled with the global success in fighting extreme poverty which in turn is leading to improved and changed diets.
  The Soil Microbial Black Box - Does What’s Inside Matter?
  Dr M Giles, Dr E Paterson, Prof L Baggs, Dr R Neilson
Application Deadline: 4 January 2019
A single gram of soil can harbor in the order of 1010 bacteria and up to 52 000 individual species. However, the role of this diversity in regulating soil functions (e.g.
  Sustainable Management of Agricultural Soils: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emission and Enhancing Natural Fertility
  Dr S Ullah, Prof S Krause
Application Deadline: 21 January 2019
Soil is fundamental to life and is vulnerable to losses in stored carbon (C) and productivity, particularly under intensive agriculture.1 For example, 133…
  Public goods from Agri-Environmental Schemes
  Dr G Ziv, Prof P Chapman
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019
Leaving the EU gives the UK an opportunity to rethink farm subsidies.
  (BBSRC DTP) Grazer-induced modifications of plant-soil microbiome associations and their influence on grassland community dynamics and functioning
  Research Group: Ecology and Evolution
  Prof R Bardgett, Dr M Semchenko, Prof D Johnson
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
A major challenge facing grassland farmers is the need to maintain, or bolster, essential soil functions that underpin forage production and quality.
  Identifying the mechanisms linking savannah degradation and bird distribution change
  Dr C Beale, Prof S Hartley
Application Deadline: 9 January 2019
Degradation of savannahs threatens both biodiversity and pastoralist. communities who depend on them. Some 15% of northern Tanzanian savannahs.
  Do detritivores mediate soil health and ecosystem services in the bioenergy crop Miscanthus?
  Dr R Rowe, Dr J Whitaker, Dr S Toet, Dr M Prendergast-Miller
Application Deadline: 9 January 2019
The perennial grass Miscanthus is a leading bioenergy feedstock grown in the UK and Europe, with the land area devoted to this crop increasing with growing investment in renewable energy solutions.
  PhD Studentship: Computer Vision for Friction and Load-bearing estimation
  Dr W Midgley
Application Deadline: 1 January 2019
Reference number. WM012018. Start date of studentship. 1st April 2019. Closing date of advert. 1st January 2019. Interview date. TBC.
  Domestication of Perennial Plants: Evolution and Dispersal
  Dr R Spengler
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
Some of the most heavily investigated research topics in the sciences relate to the origins of agriculture. Over the past century and a half, scholars from across several fields of scholarship have dedicated their careers to the questions of when, where, how, and why plants and animals were first domesticated.
  Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham Doctoral Training Partnership in Biosciences
The Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham DTP (http://www.nld-dtp.org.uk/) is a strategic Partnership in Biosciences doctoral training between three research-intensive universities in northern cities of great industrial heritage, Newcastle University, the University of Liverpool and Durham University.
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