University of Cambridge Featured PhD Programmes
Birkbeck, University of London Featured PhD Programmes
University of Glasgow Featured PhD Programmes
University of Southampton Featured PhD Programmes
The University of Manchester Featured PhD Programmes
"behaviour"×
10 miles

Zoology / Animal Science (behaviour) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 85 Zoology / Animal Science (behaviour) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

  • "behaviour" ×
  • Zoology / Animal Science×
  • clear all
Order by 
Showing 1 to 15 of 85
  4-year PhD studentships in Behaviour Informatics and the multimodal study of behaviour

Funding Type

PhD Type

Newcastle University is offering five, 4-year PhD studentships in the field of behaviour informatics.
  Biological role of neurooestrogens in behaviour
  Dr N Vasudevan
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Our laboratory primarily investigates animal behaviour through the lens of neuroendocrinology i.e. hormones. We are interested in non-classical ways in which hormones may act to regulate behaviours.
  EASTBIO: Functional genomics for understanding behaviour and learning in a single-celled brainless blob, the slime mould Physarum polycephalum
  Dr M Wenzel, Prof D Lusseau, Prof P Schaap
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Supervisors. Dr Marius Wenzel (University of Aberdeen). https://www.abdn.ac.uk/people/marius.wenzel. Professor David Lusseau (University of Aberdeen).
  How does serotonin affect sexual behaviour in fish?
  Dr D Joyce
Application Deadline: 29 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

There is a possible role for serotonin in the sand-castle building behaviour of cichlid fishes, behaviour carried out by males to attract females.
  The role of serotonin in crayfish anti-predatory behaviour and dominance
  Dr T Breithaupt
Application Deadline: 29 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Serotonin is involved in anxiety-like behaviour as well as in dominance fights in crayfish. Anxiety-like behaviour can be elicited by a stressful experience such as exposure to chemical predation cues or intraspecific fight experience.
  Quantifying the relative importance of extrinsic and intrinsic drivers of individual behaviour and habitat use of hefted sheep on a biodiverse but fragile upland ecosystem
  Dr S D Twiss, Dr R Baxter
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

The unenclosed upland areas of the UK are internationally important for wildlife and of high nature conservation value. However, these fragile habitats are subject to various threats including the impacts of climate change, atmospheric pollution deposition, acid rain and grazing pressures.
  The behaviour and ecology of wild seabirds.
  Prof T Guilford
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Merton College are seeking outstanding applicants for a DPhil scholarship to conduct research at the Department of Zoology on the behaviour and ecology of wild seabirds in the Oxford Navigation Group (OxNav) under the supervision of Professor Tim Guilford.
  Biologging marine predators in the UK and overseas. PhD in Biosciences (NERC GW4 + DTP)
  Dr M Witt
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Lead Supervisor. Dr Matthew Witt, Department of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Additional Supervisors.
  Time, light and sound: nocturnal predators in landscapes of the anthropocene
  Dr D Dominoni, Dr M Bogdanova
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Urbanisation is one of the most pervasive forms of habitat change. More than half of the world’s human population now resides in urban areas, and urban land cover is projected to triple between 2000 and 2030.
  The impact of social relationships on crop-raiding in male African savannah elephants
  Dr D Franks, Dr J Bro-Jorgensen, Dr K Evans
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

BACKGROUND. In contrast to the well-studied social relations in matriarchal groups, the social relations governing bull behaviour is poorly understood in elephants.
  EASTBIO: Live fast, die young: testing the mechanisms linking risk-taking behaviour to the rate of ageing in a wild bird.
  Dr P Bize, Prof K Spencer
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Supervisors. Dr Pierre Bize (University of Aberdeen). http://www.abdn.ac.uk/sbs/people/profiles/pierre.bize. Professor Karen Spencer (University of St.
  EASTBIO Aging and social behaviour
  Research Group: Institute of Evolutionary Biology
  Dr P Smiseth, Dr J Moorad
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Aging is associated with a gradual deterioration of health and function in humans, other animals, and plants. Most current research focuses on how aging affects those individuals who do the aging.
  Ecology and behaviour of urban wildlife
  Dr P J Baker
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

The construction and development of urban areas is a relatively recent phenomenon. Urbanisation does, however, impose a range of advantages and disadvantages for biological organisms and which can bring them into conflict with humans.
  QUADRAT DTP: Energetics and survival of an apex predator - the African lion - in a rapidly changing environment
  Dr D M Scantlebury, Prof J Speakman, Dr C Tambling
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Within the animal kingdom, certain species are particularly vulnerable to environmental disturbance, with apex predators being a case-in-point.
  QUADRAT DTP: The effects of maternal stress on offspring survival in the fallow deer
  Dr D Jennings, Dr G Bocedi, Dr I Capellini
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

The impact of climate change and human-induced habitat fragmentation has resulted in an unprecedented planet-wide biodiversity crisis.
Show 10 15 30 per page


FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2019
All rights reserved.