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Competitive funding of tuition fee, research costs and stipend (£14,777 tax-free, 2018-19) from the NERC Doctoral Training Partnership ACCE, View Website. ACCE – a collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, Liverpool, and York – is the only dedicated ecology/evolution/conservation Doctoral Training Partnership in the UK.
Applications (CV, letter of application, 2 referees) by email to [Email Address Removed], deadline: January 9 2019. Interviews in or after the week commencing: 11th February 2019. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed for only one project from the ACCE partnership.
This project is also available to self-funded students. A fees bursary may be available.
James M. Bullock, Dries Bonte, Gesine Pufal, Carolina da Silva Carvalho*, Daniel S. Chapman, Cristina García, Daniel García, Erik Matthysen, Maria Mar Delgado (2018) Human-mediated dispersal and the rewiring of spatial networks. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.09.008.
Antonio Jesús Múñoz-Pajares*, Cristina García, Mohamed Abdelaziz, Jordi Boch, Francisco Perfectti, Jose M. Gómez (2017) Drivers of genetic differentiation in a generalist insect-pollinated herb across spatial scales. Molecular Ecology 26 1576-1585 DOI: 10.1111/mec.13971.
Santini, L*., Cornulier, T., Bullock, J.M., Palmer, S.C.F., White, S.M., Hodgson, J.A., Bocedi, G. & Travis, J.M.J. (2016) A trait-based approach for predicting species responses to environmental change from sparse data: how well might terrestrial mammals track climate change? Global Change Biology, 22, 2415-2424. (relevant because of predicting multi-spp responses).
Scriven, S.A.*, Hodgson, J.A., McClean, C.J. & Hill, J.K. (2015) Protected areas in Borneo may fail to conserve tropical forest biodiversity under climate change. Biological Conservation, 184, 414-423. (relevant because metapopulation modelling over fragmented landscapes).
* postgraduate co-author