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PhD – plant-insect food web responses to global change.

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About This PhD Project

Project Description

Applications are invited for a PhD in terrestrial ecology, in the School of Biological Sciences, to commence in May 2018 or as soon as possible after.

Applicants should have a strong background in terrestrial ecology with experience in tropical rainforest ecology, food webs and climate change experiments. Applicants need an enthusiastic attitude to extended field seasons.

Selection criteria:

• Masters (or equivalent honours degrees) with a strong research component in terrestrial ecology
• Tropical field work experience
• Strong academic performance

• Molecular skills
• Plant and insect identification skills
• Written publication record

Applicants from all countries are eligible to apply.

For information on how to apply see: https://www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/prospective-students/how-to-apply


Applicants should contact Dr Louise Ashton ([email protected]) to discuss their eligibility. Applicants should then send an up-to-date CV, three references and a statement of research experience and interests to Dr Louise Ashton ([email protected]).

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