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  Immunogenetic Status of Salmonid Populations in Scotland
  Prof S Piertney, Dr M Wenzel, Dr D Morris, Dr J Gilbey
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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The genetic integrity of wild salmon in Scotland is being challenged by interaction with escaped farmed fish.
  Social impacts of decision-making processes under wildlife conservation conflicts in Scotland
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr H Wheeler, Dr N Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG), Global Sustainability Institute (GSI). https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Mate choice, and mate choice copying in cuttlefish
  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
  Dr G Cooke, Dr S Mowles
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/behavioural-ecology.
  The evolution of primate vocal signals: from call production to signal function
  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
  Dr J Dunn, Dr C Wascher
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/behavioural-ecology.
  Investigating the impact of beekeeping on wild pollinator populations in rural Cambridgeshire
  Dr O Norfolk, Dr A Helden, Dr T Ings
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG) https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  Social relationships and the evolution of complex cognition
  Dr C Wascher
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/behavioural-ecology.
  Phenology and ecology of the critically endangered European eel during their marine to freshwater transition
  Dr R Britton
Application Deadline: 14 April 2020

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This PhD aims to overcome the considerable knowledge gaps in the migration phenology of juvenile European eel and the ecology of their transition between marine and freshwater environments.
  Marine Mammal Ecotoxicology
  Dr G Troisi
Applications accepted all year round

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Exposure to persistent organic pollutants such has been shown to cause reproductive failure in wild seals and other aquatic mammal species and endocrine disruptive toxic mechanisms are believed to be involved.
  PhD scholarship in Environmental Engineering to research Efficiency gains in the dairy industry – putting mineral scale under the microscope
  Dr E Moon
Applications accepted all year round

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Efficiency gains in the dairy industry – putting mineral scale under the microscope. (Available to domestic & international candidates.
  Understanding resistance and tolerance to chytrid fungal disease in amphibians to improve conservation
  Dr L Grogan
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD project will involve working with captive animals (Australian barred frogs and tadpoles, including the endangered Fleay’s barred frog) to understand host responses to infection and mechanisms of resistance and tolerance to the devastating fungal disease, frog chytridiomycosis.
  Fully-funded PhD positions in several natural sciences & engineering disciplines

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Join an internationally renowned scientific community with the Hector FellowPhD program. PhD students benefit not only from the experience of the program, but also from the network of Hector Fellows.
  PhD Scholarship in Neuroecology - Investigating the neural bases of animal behaviour in the context of its habitat and ecology.
  Prof S P Collin
Applications accepted all year round

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Our Research Laboratory lies at the intersection of two major fields of biology (Neurobiology. the study of the nervous system, and Ecology.
  The contribution of microbiome communities in the gut of the mealybug Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi to the detoxification of cocaine and other tropane alkaloids
  Dr J D'Auria, Prof J Gershenzon
Application Deadline: 8 May 2020

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Background. Very little data exists regarding how a natural herbivore adapts to a host that is producing toxic defensive metabolites.
  The gut microbiota of the spruce bark beetle: Best friends of a tree killer?
  Prof J Gershenzon, Prof M Kaltenpoth
Application Deadline: 8 May 2020

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Background. Conifer forests in central Europe are currently suffering from an enormous outbreak of bark beetles.
  Developmental Responses to Environmental Change
  Dr C Mirth
Applications accepted all year round

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The environment in which animals develop profoundly shapes their morphology and behaviour, a process known as phenotypic plasticity.
  Infectious disease and adaptation to global change
  Dr M Hall
Applications accepted all year round

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Global change is predicted to result in both rapidly changing environments and dramatic changes in disease outbreaks. Key to predicting winners and losers under the nexus of infection and global change is any mismatch between hosts and pathogens in their thermal tolerances and adaptive potential.
  Male-female differences the evolution of infectious disease
  Dr M Hall
Applications accepted all year round

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The science that guides our understanding of health and infectious disease routinely overlooks the pervading impact of sex.
  AI-based Detection, Recognition and Behaviour Analysis of Wild Animals
  Assoc Prof H Laga
Application Deadline: 30 May 2020

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In the past 5 years, impressive advances have been made in detecting, recognising and analysing the behaviour of people. Animals, however, have received much less attention despite the importance of these applications in environment conservation, endangered species protection and biosecurity.
  Clostridium difficile in Australian horse populations
  Prof T V Riley
Application Deadline: 30 May 2020

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The anaerobic spore-forming bacterium Clostridium difficile is a major human pathogen, the most commonly diagnosed cause of infectious hospital diarrhoea.
  PhD Studentship in Cyber Security in Farm and Companion Animal Technologies
  Dr M Mehrnezhad
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2020 3.5 years. Overview. This project aims to study the security and privacy issues relating to novel technologies that is increasingly being applied to farm and companion animals.
  PhD Studentship - Elucidating the impact of prenatal antibiotic exposure on postnatal offspring performance in cattle: a data mining approach
  Dr M Velazquez, Dr M Forshaw
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2020, 3.5 years duration. Overview. There is a need to develop strategies for effective application of antibiotics in animal production to ameliorate the current threat of antimicrobial resistance affecting animal and human health.
  Phage therapy as a treatment of Equine Strangles, and causative bacterial pathogen Streptococcus equi (ref: SF20/APP/SMITH4)
  Dr D Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Streptococcus equi is an important equine bacterial pathogen causing the disease ‘strangles’, which affects both Thoroughbred and non-Thoroughbred horses around the world.
  Snake venomics and the quest for universally efficacious antivenoms (Ref: SF20/APP/MOSCHOS5)
  Dr S Moschos
Applications accepted all year round

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Snakebite and envenomation is a WHO-declared neglected tropical disease plagues 5.5 million victims globally per year, causing nearly 150,000 deaths and 400,000 permanent disabilities.
  Museum genomics for understanding species decline and extinction
  Dr S Arif, Dr T Shreeve
Application Deadline: 22 April 2020

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Oxford Brookes University. Faculty of Health and Life Sciences,. Department of Biomedical and Medical Sciences. 3 Year, full-time PhD studentship.
  Exploring the role of histone deacetylase inhibitors as regulators of innate immune cells activation in periodontitis
  Dr F Flores-Borja
Applications accepted all year round

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Second Supervisor. Rommel Chacon-Salinas (National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico). Background.
  Uncovering 3D genome architecture in annelid worms
  Dr JM Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary is one of the UK’s elite research centres, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
  Understanding and combating blackhead disease in poultry
  Prof S Huws, Dr N Corcionivoschi, Prof C Creevey
Application Deadline: 15 May 2020

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Histomonosis, also commonly referred to as blackhead disease, is a disease that infects several known species of gallinaceous fowl.
  Understanding dairy cow behaviour to improve production and welfare in robotic milking systems
  Dr G Arnott, Dr S Buijs
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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This project will investigate learning and motivational strategies in dairy cows to optimize their use of robotic milking systems, to improve cow welfare and productivity.
  Our Mission: to Educate, Nurture and Discover for the benefit of Human Health

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Our ultimate purpose is to work in service of patients. RCSI was founded by Royal Charter on 11th February 1784, to set and support professional standards for surgical training and practice in Ireland.
  Evolutionary Theory: Exploring the role of intragenomic conflict in the evolution of molecular mechanisms
  Dr F Ubeda
Applications accepted all year round

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I research how genes, individuals, and social structures can evolve making use of mathematical models.
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