PhD Fellowship - Pollen-based Reconstructions of UV Radiation History

PhD Fellowship - Pollen-based Reconstructions of UV Radiation History

Massey University
Level: PhD
Closing Date: 26 March 2021

This research is part of a wider project entitled “Unlocking centuries’ worth of surface UV-B radiation hidden in pollen”, funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi Marsden Fund.

Both positions will be based in New Zealand, at Massey University’s Palmerston North campus, in the School of Agriculture and Environment. Depending on the conditions imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, candidates may be required to spend an extended period of time at the University of Nottingham (Sutton-Bonington campus) in the United Kingdom.

These positions are open to all domestic applicants and international applicants currently based in New Zealand as well as those international applicants currently based overseas. All international applicants currently based overseas should be aware that the New Zealand Government has placed restrictions on the borders, which may impact on their application.

Scholarship funding is in the form of a 3-year scholarship with a minimum stipend of $27,500 NZD (tax-free) per year and payment of student fees. In addition, research-related expenses and research equipment will be supported

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within two weeks of the closing date.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Kat Holt, Geosciences Group, School of Agriculture & Environment, Massey University +64 6 951 6535.

More information and eligibility criteria available here

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