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Ecology & Conservation PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in New Zealand

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  Network modelling of seed biosecurity risk
  Prof P Hulme
Application Deadline: 15 July 2019

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Additional supervisors. Prof John Hampton, Dr Phil Rolston, Dr Chris Buddenhagen,. The Bio-Protection Research Centre, Lincoln University, New Zealand, is offering a fully funded PhD fellowship through the New Zealand Better Border Biosecurity consortium.
  Investigating the environmental factors historic marine heat waves
  Dr M Bowen
Application Deadline: 1 October 2019

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The project will identify historic marine heat waves from a large archive of high-resolution satellite sea surface temperature data and investigate the environmental factors causing them.The student will be based at the University of Auckland and working with a team from MetOcean, NIWA, and University of Otago.
  Understanding the rates and processes responsible for the movement of plastic through an estuary and potential accumulation
  Dr M Bowen, Assoc Prof G Coco
Application Deadline: 1 July 2019

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PhD Type

The project will involve designing and implementing particle-tracking scenarios for different particle behaviour and estuarine settings to understand the rates and processes responsible for the movement of plastic through an estuary and potential accumulation.
  How does restoration alter plant traits, ecosystem multifunctionality and service provisioning in wetlands?
  Dr J Deslippe, Dr S Tomscha
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Wetland restoration projects provide opportunities to regain the ecosystem services that have been lost or degraded through land conversions.
  Spatio-temporal dynamics of beetles, spiders and weta in response to bottom-up and top-down controls
  Dr S Hartley
Application Deadline: 1 July 2019

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This project will build on six-years’ of previous work to identify the biotic and abiotic drivers behind the spatial patterns and temporal dynamics of invertebrate communities in forests of the lower North Island of New Zealand.
  The interactive effects of climate change and plant species invasion on plant and microbial trait diversity
  Dr J Deslippe
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD project addresses the interactive effects of climate change and plant species invasion on plant and microbial trait diversity and ecosystem processes along elevational gradients in Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, with a particular emphasis on mycorrhizas and plant root traits.
  The population genomics of New Zealand seabirds and developing DNA markers to resolve uncertainties of bycatch identification
  Dr PA Ritchie, Dr N Rawlence
Applications accepted all year round

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Seabird bycatch in long-line and trawl fisheries is a significant issue, particularly for albatrosses, shearwaters and the larger species of petrels.
  Trophic cascades resulting from the re-introduction of island birds
  Dr K C Burns
Applications accepted all year round

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Approximately half of the avifauna of New Zealand has been driven to extinction following the arrival of humans. Most of what remains is restricted to predator-free offshore islands.
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