The Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Science and Technology (UK) are offering a PhD studentship examining microbial drivers of coralline algae ecosystem function. This project will combine advanced microbial ecology, biogeochemistry and ecological techniques to investigate the role of microbial communities in driving ecosystem function in maerl beds.
Applicants should have a first-class honours degree in a relevant subject or a 2.1 honours degree plus Masters (or equivalent). Scholarships will be awarded by competitive merit, taking into account the academic ability of the applicant. Applicants MUST be available to start the course of study in October 2019.