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.
Verspoor, R. L., Smith, J. M., Mannion, N. L., Hurst, G. D. D. & Price T. A. R. (2018). Strong hybrid male incompatibilities impede the spread of a selfish chromosome between populations of a fly. Evol Letts, 2, 169-179.
Verspoor, R. L., Hurst, G. D. D. & Price T. A. R. (2016). The ability to gain matings, not sperm competition, reduces the success of males carrying a selfish genetic element in a fly. Anim Behav 115, 207-215.
Lindholm, A. K., Dyer, K. A., Firman, R. C., Fishman, L., Forstmeier, W., ... & Price, T. A. R. (2016). The ecology and evolutionary dynamics of meiotic drive. Trends Ecol & Evol, 31, 315-326.
Giraldo-Perez, P., Herrera, P., Campbell, A., Taylor, M.L., Skeats, A., Aggio, R., Wedell, N. & Price, T.A.R. (2015) Winter is coming: hibernation reverses the outcome of sperm competition in a fly. J Evol Biol, 29, 371-379.