This project is eligible for a fully funded 3.5 year College of Science and Engineering studentship which includes:
• A full UK/EU fee waiver for 3.5 years - International applicants will need to provide evidence they can fund the difference between the UK/EU fee and International fee
• An annual tax free stipend of £15,009 (2019/20)
• Research Training Support Grant (RTSG)
1. Hou, X.-G., Siveter, D. J., Siveter, D. J., Aldridge, R. J., Cong, P.-Y., Gabbott, S. E., Ma, X., Purnell, M. A. & Williams, M. 2017: The Cambrian fossils of Chengjiang, China. The flowering of early animal life (2nd edition). 328 pp. Wiley-Blackwell.
2. Gaines, R.R., Emma U. Hammarlund, E.U., Xianguang Hou, Changshi Qie, Gabbott, S.E., Yuanlong Zhaog, Jin Pengg, and Canfield, D.E. (2012). Mechanism for Burgess Shale-type preservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 109, E1902.
3. Gabbott., S. E., Norry., J, M., Hou., Xian-guang., Siveter, D. J. (2004). Preservation of Lower Cambrian animals of the Chengjiang biota. Geology, 32(10), 901-904.