The University of Suffolk are pleased to offer this project as a fee waiver scholarship. The cost of your PhD fees will be covered by the University, however living costs will need to be considered and accounted for by the candidate. UK/EU only.
Mark Bowler has a strong record in funding conservation and research projects in the Peruvian Amazon, and his research program has been running continuously for 15 years. Joint funding applications are being prepared with George Mason University, USA, and larger grant proposals are being discussed with Professor Carlos Peres at the University of East Anglia.
i) Bowler, M.T., Tobler, M.W., Endress, B.A., Gilmore, M.P. and Anderson, M.J., 2017. Estimating mammalian species richness and occupancy in tropical forest canopies with arboreal camera traps. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 3(3), pp.146-157.
ii) Roncal, C.M., Bowler, M. and Gilmore, M.P., 2018. The ethnoprimatology of the Maijuna of the Peruvian Amazon and implications for primate conservation. Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine, 14(1), p.19.
iii) Mayor, P., Pérez-Peña, P., Bowler, M., Puertas, P.E., Kirkland, M. and Bodmer, R., 2015. Effects of selective logging on large mammal populations in a remote indigenous territory in the northern Peruvian Amazon. Ecology and Society, 20(4).
iv) Mayor, P., El Bizri, H., Bodmer, R.E. and Bowler, M., 2017. Assessment of mammal reproduction for hunting sustainability through community‐based sampling of species in the wild. Conservation Biology, 31(4), pp.912-923.