Category: Scholarship Vacancies

Improving the efficiency of sheep production through environmental management (PhD Scholarship)

Improving the efficiency of sheep production through environmental management Project ID: BUK2136 Annual Stipend: £14,300 p.a. Application Deadline: 5p.m. November 17th, 2017 Applications are invited for a three-year research PhD studentship in the area of land management and sustainable intensification of livestock systems at the School of Environment, Natural Resources & Geography, Bangor University, UK…. Read more »

Using biotechnology to add value to uplands agriculture and biomass waste through processing into products for horticulture (PhD Scholarship)

Using biotechnology to add value to uplands agriculture and biomass waste through processing into products for horticulture. Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30018 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline:  24th November 2017 This exciting new project will involve a biotechnological approach for improving production of food crops in enclosed environments using the bi-products obtained from the processing… Read more »

Seed yield for the emerging market of forage grass seed production in Wales (PhD Scholarship)

Seed yield for the emerging market of forage grass seed production in Wales Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30007 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 28th July 2018 This KESS 2 studentship provides an ideal entry into advanced plant breeding, genetics and agronomic research. Working with academics, the appointed student will gain invaluable training in modern… Read more »

Early diagnosis and management of Phytophthora infection in larch and other forestry trees (PhD Scholarship)

Early diagnosis and management of Phytophthora infection in larch and other forestry trees Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30012 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 20th November 2017 Phytophthora ramorum is a non-native pathogen that can infect a range of commercially important tree species including Japanese larch, Douglas fir, beech and oak. In the UK, Japanese… Read more »

Epigenetic stress diagnosis of Bilberry and characterisation of stress interactions that facilitate Phytophthora infection (PhD Scholarship)

Epigenetic stress diagnosis of Bilberry and characterisation of stress interactions that facilitate Phytophthora infection Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30011 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 20th November 2017 DNA methylation is the addition of a methyl group to the cytosine bases in genomic DNA of higher organisms and does not change the genetic code. Cytosine… Read more »

Building on our online training programme for parents and school support staff: further development and evaluation of a programme targeting parents and support staff (MRes Scholarship)

Building on our online training programme for parents and school support staff: further development and evaluation of a programme targeting parents and support staff Project ID: BUK2135 Annual Stipend: £11,470 Application Deadline: Monday October 16th. We are seeking a well-qualified psychology graduate with a 1st or good 2.1 to take up a KESS 2 funded… Read more »

Microbial ecology of early stage colonisers in the digestive tracts of large herbivores (PhD Scholarship)

Microbial ecology of early stage colonisers in the digestive tracts of large herbivores. Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU20018 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 1st November 2017 Animals are unable to degrade plant polymers and are thus reliant on consortia of microbes to secrete cellulose and other fibre-degrading enzymes to access the nutritional value contained… Read more »

Rapid diagnostic approaches for thoracic disease based on pleural effusions (PhD Scholarship)

Rapid diagnostic approaches for thoracic disease based on pleural effusions Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30008 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 15th November 2017 A pleural effusion is a build-up of extra fluid in the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall.   Pleural effusions can arise from leakage from other organs: usually from… Read more »