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Funded PhD Studentship on sea vegetables

Funding available for an EUROPEAN Ph.D. student in collaboration with Milford Haven Port Authority

TITLE: Evaluating the scientific and technical capacities towards sustainable production of sea vegetables in Milford Haven Port

The overarching goal of the proposed research is to balance aquaculture production and conservation needs within the Port. The student will investigate and evaluate the scientific and technological feasibility of seaweed aquaculture within the Port. This project will blend field surveys, controlled lab and field trials, with regular knowledge-exchange with the MHPA and other stakeholders.

Swansea University is a UK top 30 institution for research excellence (Research Excellence Framework 2014), and has been named Welsh University of the Year 2017 by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £14,198 p.a. dependent upon the applicant’s financial circumstances

TO APPLY: follow this link

Applicants are strongly advised to contact Prof. Kam W. Tang or Dr. Sara Barrento regarding information on the area of research, particularly via email (k.w.tang@swansea.ac.uk; s.i.barrento@swansea.ac.uk). Applicants are also advised to contact Alaric Churchill regarding the commercial aspects of the project (Alaric.churchill@mhpa.co.uk).

 

 

Grants available for algae research students

Applications for the Paul C. Silva Student Grants are due December 31, 2016!

These grants support graduate students attending meetings or
performing research on algae. Details can be found on the IPS webpage.
More info can be found International Phycological Society

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