There is no funding attached to this project, it is for self-funded students only.
Candidates should have (or expect to achieve) a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject. Applicants with a minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree may be considered provided they have a Distinction at Masters level.
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2. Metali, F., Abu Salim, K., Tennakoon, K. & Burslem, D.F.R.P. (2015) Controls on foliar nutrient and Al concentrations in a tropical tree flora: phylogeny, soil chemistry and interactions among elements. New Phytologist, 205, 280-292.
3. Russell, A. N., Hall, S.J., & Raich, J.W. (2017). Tropical tree species traits drive soil cation dynamics via effects on pH: a proposed conceptual framework. Ecological Monographs, 8, 685–701.