The University of Hull is delighted to announce Ph.D. Studentship in Enhancing Fish and Eel Migration in Rivers through Flow Field Optimisation at Control and Pumping Stations.
This studentship is available for UK/EU and international students.
Scholarships Number and Award:
For UK/EU post-graduate students the scholarship will include fees at the ‘home/EU’ student rate and maintenance (£14,553 in 2018/19) for three years, depending on satisfactory progress. The students will also complete modules for research and transferable skills development.
Funding has been provided by EU European Marine and Fisheries Fund (ENG2130), Environment Agency (FCRM and Fisheries), Internal Drainage Boards, Association of Drainage Authorities and University of Hull.
Education Level & Subject:
Scholarships are available to study Ph.D. programme. This studentship is one of six in the REDEEM research cluster (Research and Development of fish and Eel Entrainment Mitigation at pumping stations) that will focus on understanding fish and eel behavior to minimize entrainment.
Applicants should be highly motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic and have:
-Applicants should have at least a 2.1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will have a 1st class undergraduate degree or Masters level qualification.
-Hold a current driving license as the role requires field site visits.
-Excellent writing and fluency in English are expected.
-Candidates will be required to work flexible hours in remote locations in the UK and other countries.
-Prospective students are expected to pursue independent research and work effectively with colleagues to contribute to cluster research goals.
How to Apply:
September 30, 2018