Three PhD Studentships on Chitons and Bivalves External

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Contact: Dr Julia Sigwart
E-mail: j.sigwart [at] qub.ac.uk
Deadline: January 31, 2019

Queens University Belfast, in partnership with the University of Aberdeen, is offering three studentships focusing on living and fossil molluscs. One position is based in Northern Ireland, and two are based in Aberdeen.

Project 1: Bio-inspiration from molluscs: flexible armour with embedded sensing capacity

This project is based in Portaferry, Northern Ireland. The successful applicant will primarily work on chiton aesthetes. Full details here

Project 2: Jurassic Lagoon: learning from the ancestors of the amazing mussels

This project is based in Aberdeen, Scotland. The successful applicant will primarily work on Jurassic bivalves. Full details here

Project 3: Sea-level change and conservation, past, present and future

This project is based in Aberdeen, with some fieldwork required in Northern Ireland. The successful applicant will primarily work on protected reef building mussels in a marine protected area. Full details here