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  Experimental Evolution of Thaumarchaeota
  Dr C Gubry-Rangin, Prof J Prosser
Application Deadline: 4 August 2019

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The fundamental aim of this project is to determine the process of adaptive diversification and associated trade-offs in fitness, by studying microbial evolution experimentally.
  Functional Significance of Al hyper-accumulation in Tropical Forest Trees
  Dr D Burslem, Dr Y Arn Teh
Applications accepted all year round

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Numerous plant species take up and store high concentrations of Al from the soil system, despite the toxicity of Al3+ to plant metabolism.
  Organic wastes and food, energy and water provision in Sub-Saharan Africa
  Prof J Smith, Prof P Hallett
Applications accepted all year round

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Globally, over 2.8 billion people still rely on unsustainable solid biomass for cooking and heating, of which ~2.2 billion (78%) live in rural areas.
  Trade-offs between pollinator community richness and honey production in upland semi-natural habitats.
  Dr D Burslem, Prof R Van Der Wal
Applications accepted all year round

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The pollination services provided by bees and other insects are vital to persistence of Scotland’s semi-natural habitats, and they sustain important rural industries including production of crops, soft fruits and honey.
  What are the mucosal components in fish that give protection towards saprolegniosis and can we stimulate their effectivity via nutritional supplements?
  Prof P Van West, Prof S Martin
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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PhD Type

This industry funded PhD Studentship covers a 3.5-year research position in the frame of a 3.5-year PhD doctoral programme. The PhD student will join a large and vibrant research group that includes about 15 full time researchers such as postdocs and other PhD students, with a further 20 researchers within ICARD.
  De-commodifying agriculture – a critical hindsight & foresight analysis of one of the world’s oldest CSAs – (Community Supported Agriculture Farm Temple Wilton, NH, USA)
  Dr U Schmutz
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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PhD Type

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship. Temple Wilton Community farm (www.twcfarm.com) in New Hampshire, USA is one of the oldest CSAs in the world.
  Behavioural, physiological and production effects of dairy cow-calf rearing systems
  Dr G Charlton
Application Deadline: 21 June 2019

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PhD Type

PhD studentship (36 months). Background. Naturally, following parturition the calf would remain with the cow, nursing for many months and forming strong bonds with its mother and other cows and calves within the herd.
  Development and testing of an on-line Knowledge Exchange Tool for food and farming
  Prof B Davies
Application Deadline: 26 June 2019

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PhD Type

Feeding a growing number of people with an increased supply of safe and nutritious food is one of the greatest challenges facing humankind.
  Managing irrigation frequency via smartphone-based thermal imaging to improve crop water use efficience and berry quality in strawberries
  Dr J Puertolas
Application Deadline: 26 June 2019

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PhD Type

The project aims to deliver novel irrigation methods by understanding the effect of sub-optimal irrigation frequency and the application of smartphone-based thermography to assess water stress in planta.
  Emerging application of gas plasma technologies
  Dr F Iza
Applications accepted all year round

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Gas plasmas generate reactive environments at low temperature that can trigger chemical and bio-chemical processes that are hard to initiate by other means.
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