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.
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Payne, B. L., & Bro-Jørgensen, J. (2016) Disproportionate climate-induced range loss forecast for the most threatened antelopes. Current Biology 26:1200-1205.
Fenton, A., Streicker, D. G., Petchey, O. L., & Pedersen, A.B. (2015) Are all hosts created equal? Partitioning host species contributions to parasite persistence in multihost communities. American Naturalist 186:610-22.
Streicker, D., Fenton, A., & Pedersen, A. B. (2013) Differential sources of host species heterogeneity influence the transmission and control of multi-host parasites. Ecology Letters 16, 975-984.