Hybrid models for the analysis of complex dynamic systems
Dr F Fazzolari
1 August 2019
During the last five decades the Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) has been successfully used to deal with a wide range of mechanical, aerospace and marine engineering applications.
Validating Cenozoic records of deep-sea ostracod diversity
Dr I Boomer
Applications accepted all year round
Ostracods are microscopic, bivalved crustaceans that have a long fossil record in marine and non-marine habitats. The existence of deep-sea ostracod assemblages in today’s oceans have been known since the 19th century Challenger expedition.
Geological characterisation of chalk hard grounds in the North Sea
Prof A Gale, Dr N Koor
15 April 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in June 2019. The PhD will be based in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences and will be supervised by Professor Andy Gale and Dr Nick Koor.
The genomic basis of bacterial symbiosis in deep-sea annelid worms
Dr JM Martin, Dr L Henry, Dr Y Wurm
5 April 2019
A funded PhD position is available to start in September 2019. Mutualistic relationships between bacteria and complex organisms have repeatedly evolved and this has allowed host organisms to exploit new environments and foods.