We have a thriving community of UK and International PhD students and encourage applications at any time from students of any nationality either able to fund their own studies or who wish to apply for their own funding.
Please note that there are no studentships being offered for this research area by the University of Reading.
Some recent papers:
Gbaye, O., Holloway, G.J. and Callaghan, A. (2012) Variation in the sensitivity of Callosobruchus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) acetylcholinesterase to the organophosphate insecticide malaoxon: effect of species, geographical strain and food type. Pest Management Science, 68 (9). pp. 1265-1271.
Pereira, JL, Hill, CJ, Sibly, RM, Bolshakov, VN, Gonçalves, F, Heckmann LH and Callaghan, A. (2010). Gene transcription in Daphnia magna: effects of acute exposure to a carbamate insecticide and an acetanilide herbicide. Aquatic Toxicology, 97, 268-276.
Heckmann, L.H., Timmermans, M.J.T.N., Sibly, R.M. and Callaghan, A. (2008) Outlining eicosanoid biosynthesis in the model crustacean Daphnia. Frontiers in Zoology, 5, 11. doi:10.1186/1742-9994-5-11
Biehl Printes, L., Fellowes, M.D.E. and Callaghan, A. (2008). Clonal variation in acetylcholinesterase biomarkers and life history traits following OP exposure in Daphnia magna . Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 71, 519-526.