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  Ecological impacts of microplastic pollution in freshwater habitats
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr D Green, Dr T Ings
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Carbon fluxes through the littoral zone of a humic lake (Shallow-C)

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Applications are invited for a funded PhD studentship examining carbon fluxes through the littoral zone of the humic lake Lough Feeagh, which is part of the Burrishoole catchment in Co.
  Chemical cocktails: understanding the combined effects of nanoparticles and pharmaceutical on microbial species and populations.
  Dr I Lynch
Applications accepted all year round

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Given that pharmaceuticals and nanomaterials (NMs) used in consumer products such as sunscreens and cosmetics have the same discharge pathways (i.e.
  Determining the conservation needs of exploited migratory lampreys (Masters by Research project)
  Dr M C Lucas
Application Deadline: 15 July 2019

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Globally, biodiversity is threatened in freshwater more than any other habitat. Migratory species, such as lampreys, are particularly impacted due to river barriers, ineffective fishways, habitat degradation, pollution and exploitation (Masters et al., 2006; Lucas et al., 2009).
  To determine if N and P availability in the environment explains why most plant genomes are small, despite a huge range in angiosperm genome sizes.
  Prof AR Leitch, Dr IJ Leitch
Application Deadline: 27 June 2019

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Angiosperms (flowering plants) not only have the largest range in genome size (GS) for any comparable eukaryotic group, varying c.
  Simulation and Optimisation of Reverse Osmosis Based Desalination Process
  Research Group: Mechanical and Process Engineering
  Prof I Mujtaba
Applications accepted all year round

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Potable water supply is becoming a limited resource now days due to the increase in size of the community. Desalination process to compensate the shortage in potable water is necessary.
  *** FULLY FUNDED PhD *** Defining the Costs and Pathways of Marine Migration in Atlantic salmon
  Prof C Adams, Dr D Bailey
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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The Atlantic salmon Salmo salar, is a high conservation species of economic value that is in rapid decline across its range. It makes long distance migrations as part of its life cycle, we know very little about its migration once it reaches marine systems.
  Detecting Schistisome Infection in Biomphalaria and Bulinus Snails
  Dr C M Wade, Dr S Goodacre
Applications accepted all year round

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Schistosomiasis (bilharzia) is a neglected tropical disease that affects some 252 million people worldwide. It is caused by parasitic flatworms of the genus Schistosoma and is contracted through human contact with contaminated water.
  Chemical pollution and biodiversity: assessing risk to ecosystem services.
  Prof L L Maltby
Applications accepted all year round

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Chemicals are a critical part of modern life and a cornerstone of any modern industrial strategy. However, chemicals released into the environment can have adverse effects on biodiversity and the benefits it provide to people (i.e.
  Environment and Geography

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We offer an outstanding, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment in which to carry out PhD research. MPhil/PhD in Human Geography and Environment.
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