Experimental Evolution of Endosymbiosis
Dr H Hendrickson, Dr E Ostrowski
Applications accepted all year round
Complex eukaryotic life began when one free-living cell gave up independence and partnered with another. A major question in evolution concerns how such partnerships are able to form and stabilise.
Carbon dosing of denitrifying bioreactors to enhance nitrate removal from agriculture
Dr L A Schipper
14 January 2019
The University of Waikato (UoW) and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) through the joint Institute for Freshwater Management (Te Waiora), in association with Lincoln Agritech and Aqualinc Research have established a new research programme to develop novel approaches for treatment of diffuse pollution from agriculture.
Diatoms for the efficient trapping of solar energy
Dr K Ryan, Dr Gerald Smith
1 February 2019
A PhD scholarship in biological nanostructures is offered for experimental research into marine diatoms, and in particular to study their outer cell wall that functions as an efficient trap for solar energy.