The project is open to both European/UK and International students. It is UNFUNDED and applicants are encouraged to contact the Principal Supervisor directly to discuss their application and the project.
Assistance will be given to those who are applying to international funding schemes.
The successful applicant will be expected to provide the funding for tuition fees and living expenses as well as research costs of £4000 per year.
A fee bursary may be available for well qualified and motivated self-funded applicants.
Details of costs can be found on the University website: View Website
Plaistow, S.J., Shirley, C., Collin, H. Cornell, Harney, E.D. (2015) Offspring provisioning explains clone specific maternal age effects on life history and lifespan in the water flea, Daphnia pulex. The American Naturalist, 186 (3), 376-389.
Muhamadali, H., Chisanga, M., Subaihi, A. & Goodacre, R. (2015) Combining Raman and FT-IR spectroscopy with quantitative isotopic labelling for differentiation of E. coli cells at community and single cell levels. Analytical Chemistry 87, 4578-4586.
Daniel E. Sadler, Franziska S. Brunner, & Plaistow, S.J. (2019) Temperature and clone-dependent effects of microplastics on immunity and life-history in Daphnia magna (accepted in Environmental Pollution, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113178)