Two PhD positions

Two PhD positions have been recently advertised in Dr Manfredini research group at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. These are part of two competitive Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) platforms. Applications will be reviewed early in January soon after the deadline for submission - see details below. Both DTPs are open to International applicants. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr Manfredini (fabio.manfredini@abdn.ac.uk) before they submit an application – here is the link to the group website https://www.abdn.ac.uk/people/fabio.manfredini/#panel_research

1) The first project is on the "The interplay between genes and viruses in the honey bee brain and its effects on foraging behaviour". This is a 4 year PhD project, part of a competition funded by EASTBIO BBSRC DTP and in collaboration with Dr Alan Bowman (University of Aberdeen) and Dr Mark Barnett (University of Edinburgh, Roslin Institute). Prospective candidates can find full details about the project, including criteria and eligibility, on FindAPHD and on the EASTBIO website. Deadline to apply to this program is Wednesday, January 06, 2021.

FindAPHD advert: https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/eastbio-the-interplay-between-genes-and-viruses-in-the-honey-bee-brain-and-its-effects-on-foraging-behaviour/?p125639

EASTBIO website: http://www.eastscotbiodtp.ac.uk/how-apply-0

2) The title of the second project is "Predicting the ecological impacts of invasive alien insects at multiple levels: from genes to communities". This is a 3.5 years project, part of a competition funded by QUADRAT NERC DTP and in collaboration with Prof Jaimie Dick (Queen's University Belfast), Dr Greta Bocedi (University of Aberdeen), Prof Helen Roy (UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) and Dr Lori Lawson Handley (University of Hull). Prospective candidates can find full details about the project, including criteria and eligibility, on FindAPHD or on the QUADRAT website. Deadline to apply to this program is Monday, 18th January, 2021.

FindAPHD advert: https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/quadrat-dtp-predicting-the-ecological-impacts-of-invasive-alien-insects-at-multiple-levels-from-genes-to-communities/?p125540

QUADRAT website: https://www.quadrat.ac.uk/projects/predicting-the-ecological-impacts-of-invasive-alien-insects-at-multiple-levels-from-genes-to-communities/