Fully funded studentships cover: (i) a stipend at the UKRI rate (£15,009 per annum for 2019-2020), (ii) research costs, and (iii) tuition fees. Studentship(s) are available to UK and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements.
This PhD project is part of the NERC funded Doctoral Training Partnership “ACCE” (Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment View Website. ACCE is a partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Liverpool, York, CEH, and NHM.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview to take place in the w/c 10th February 2020.
This project connects with highly cited theory on the role of foraging biology in the complexity and structure of communities:
Beckerman, A. P., et al. (2006). ""Foraging biology predicts food web complexity."" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103: 13745-13749.
Petchey, O. L., et al. (2008). ""Size, foraging, and food web structure."" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105: 4191-4196.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 44.90
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