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.
This project is also available to self-funded students. A fees bursary may be available.
Abolins, S., Lazarou, L., Weldon, L., Hughes, L., King, E.C., Drescher, P., Pocock, M.J.O., Hafalla, J.C.R., Riley, E.M. & Viney, M.E. (2018) The ecology of immune state in a wild mammal, Mus musculus domesticus. PLoS Biology, 16, e2003538.
Lello J., McClure S.J., Tyrrell K., & Viney, M.E. (2018) Predicting the effects of parasite co-infection across species boundaries. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, 285, 20172610.
Wharam, B., Weldon, L., & Viney, M.E. (2017) Pheromone modulates two phenotypically plastic traits – adult reproduction and larval diapause – in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17, 197.