Post-graduate research

PhD Scholarship University of Waikato, Floral traits of New Zealand rainforest tree species

The University of Waikato and Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research are seeking a PhD student to work as part of a fully-funded, collaborative programme studying the floral traits of New Zealand rainforest tree species. The student will quantify key floral traits for a suite of native rainforest trees and develop a set of research questions to explore variation among and within species in these traits.

Joint PhD stipends - Global change ecology and biodiversity conservation

Joint PhD stipends: Global change ecology and biodiversity conservation
We are currently looking for two enthusiast PhD students to work on a hot topic in global change ecology: how

and why species ranges shift in response to global change.
The successful candidates will be enrolled in a dual award PhD program recently established between the

PhD Scholarship - Carbohydrate analysis to address biofouling

 

Project Outline

The Ferrier Research Institute has a full scholarship to undertake a PhD programme working on complex carbohydrate analysis. The PhD student will join the team at the Ferrier Research Institute (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) and work with the team led by Dr Simon Hinkley. This PhD opportunity contributes to the MBIE-funded Endeavour Smart Idea project “A tool box for lake snow”, a collaboration between five New Zealand research providers.

PhD scholarship – Carbohydrate analysis to address biofouling

Project Outline

The Ferrier Research Institute has a full scholarship to undertake a PhD programme working on complex carbohydrate analysis. The PhD student will join the team at the Ferrier Research Institute (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) and work with the team led by Dr Simon Hinkley. This PhD opportunity contributes to the MBIE-funded Endeavour Smart Idea project “A tool box for lake snow”, a collaboration between five New Zealand research providers.

Ph.D. Scholarship in Tree Ecophysiology

Scion and University of Waikato Ph.D. Scholarship in Tree Ecophysiology
Deadline: 1st December 2017
Job Description:
Scion and the University of Waikato are seeking a Ph.D student to conduct research focused on how
different Pinus radiata genotypes respond physiologically to different site productivity drivers starting in
early 2018. This research is part of the Growing Confidence in Forestry’s Future program.
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate would already have obtained a Master of Science in in tree ecophysiology, forest

PhD Opportunity: Ecosystem Services Networks in Multifunctional Landscapes

Supervisors: Dr Manu Saunders, Dr Romina Rader; University of New England

We are looking for candidates interested in applying for a PhD scholarship through the University of New England, Armidale. Candidates interested in insect ecology, landscape ecology, ecosystem services and environmental modelling are encouraged to apply. Experience with entomological sampling, particularly flying insects, will be highly regarded.

Two PhD opportunities on reintroduction biology

These two exciting PhD projects in reintroduction biology are being offered as part of a Bringing Back Biodiversity ARC Linkage - a research partnership between the ACT Government, ANU and James Cook University.

The projects are:

(1) Reintroduction Biology of Australian Small Mammals: the Eastern Chestnut Mouse (Pseudomys gracilicaudatus), New Holland Mouse (Pseudomys novaehollandiae) and Yellow-footed Antechinus (Antechinus flavipes)

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