This is a competition funded project through the NERC GW4+ DTP. There is a competitive selection process. This studentship will cover fees, stipend and research costs for UK students and UK residents for 3.5 years.
The successful candidatewill be interested in animal behaviour, sensory ecology and the effects of global change. Applicants will have astronginterestinlearning new techniques, from light measurementsto molecular analysis and field work.
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FTE Category A staff submitted: 64.60
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