The University of Kent is proud to be part of the Advanced Research and Innovation in the Environmental Sciences (ARIES) Doctoral Training Partnership which is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). As one of 17 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the UK, ARIES will equip the next generation of environmental scientists with the knowledge and tools to better understand and manage our planet by:
The ARIES studentship competition is now open for entry in October 2020.
The projects below are available for applications at Kent:
Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, Kent
Dr Jake Bicknell
After the gold rush: vertebrate communities in abandoned gold mines and implications for restoration
Professor Jim Groombridge
How does supplemental feeding effect demography and reproductive fitness in endangered bird species on Mauritius?
Dr Nick Isaac
Patterns and process in population trends of UK herpetofauna
Full details of the projects can be found on the ARIES website.
Candidates should apply for a PhD place at Kent by 7th January 2020 by 12 noon using the on-line application form, indicating the project above for which they wish to be considered:
Please note that a formal proposal is not required as part of the application process. In the relevant field within the application form, name the project, as listed above, for which you wish to be considered.
The deadline for applications to be submitted to the University of Kent is 7 January 2020 by 12 noon.