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This PhD project is offered on a self-funding basis. It is open to applicants with funding or those applying to funding sources. Details of tuition fees can be found at http://bit.ly/1Jf7KCr.
A bench fee is also payable on top of the tuition fee to cover specialist equipment or laboratory costs required for the research. The amount charged annually will vary considerably depending on the nature of the project and applicants should contact the primary supervisor for further information about the fee associated with the project.
i) Grant, A., 2010. Detecting ecological effects of pollutants in the aquatic environment. Pp. 147-161, In: Batty, L.C. and Hallberg, K. (eds) Ecology of Industrial Pollution. Cambridge University Press, UK.
ii) Turner, T.R., K. Ramakrishnan, J. Walshaw, D. Heavens, M. Alston, D. Swarbreck, A. Osbourn, A. Grant and P.S. Poole. 2013. Comparative metatranscriptomics reveals kingdom level changes in the rhizosphere microbiome of plants. ISME Journal 7:2248-2258 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/isme.2013.119
iii) Ogilvie, L.A. and A. Grant, 2008 Linking pollution induced community tolerance (PICT) and microbial community structure in chronically metal polluted estuarine sediments. Marine Environmental Research, 65(2):187-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2007.10.002
iv) Millward, R.N and A. Grant, 2000. Pollution induced tolerance to copper of nematode communities in the severely contaminated Restronguet Creek and adjacent estuaries. Environmental Toxiciology and Chemistry 19: 454-461
v) Tkacz, A., Cheema, J., Chandra, G., Grant, A. & Poole, 2015. Stability and succession of the rhizosphere microbiota depends upon plant type and soil composition. The ISME Journal, In Press. doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.41