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 protected], 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.
Allen, V., Bates, K.T., Zhiheng, L. & Hutchinson, J.R. 2013. The evolution of body shape and locomotion in bird-line archosaurs. Nature 497: 104-107.
Maidment, S.C.R, Bates, K.T., Falkingham, P.L., VanBuren, C., Arbour, V., & Barrett, P.M. 2014. Locomotion in ornithischian dinosaurs: an assessment using three-dimensional computational modelling. Biological Reviews 89: 588-617.
Sellers, W.I., Pond, S.B., Brassey, C.A., Manning, P.L. & Bates, K.T. 2017. Investigating the running abilities of Tyrannosaurus rex using stress-constrained multibody dynamic analysis. PeerJ 5:e3420. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3420.
Macaulay, S., Bates, K.T., Hone, D., Allen, V., Brophy, P. & Hutchinson, J.R. Submitted. Linking integument, feather and body shape evolution in archosaurs. Evolution.