Studentships 2006

3-year Natural History Museum-funded PhD studentship

Available commencing October 2006 (negotiable), for one of the following projects:

Minimum 2i (Hons.) required. Informal enquires should be addressed to the relevant supervisors. Full applications comprising a full academic CV and covering letter should be sent to the relevant supervisor no later than Friday 17 March 2006.

3- year externally funded-PhD studentships

Available commencing October 2006 (negotiable), for the following projects:

  • Biomechanics of Sauropod Dinosaur Skulls - Studied Using Finite Element Analysis
    with Paul Barrett (p.barrett@nhm.ac.uk), Larry M Witmer (University of Ohio), Paul Upchurch (University College London) and Emily Rayfield (University of Bristol). NERC CASE.

  • Micropalaeontology of the Setul Limestone (Ordovician-Devonian), Langkawi, Malaysia: Biostratigraphic and Palaeobiogeographic Constraints on the Palaeozoic Eevolution of the Sibumasu Terrain
    with Giles Miller (g.miller@nhm.ac.uk), Ivan Sansom (University of Birmingham) and Lee Chai Peng (University of Malaya). NERC CASE.
  • More information on the University of Birmingham website
  • Phylogeography of the European Schizoporellidae: A Combined Morphological, Molecular and Ppalaeontological Approach in an Important Family of Biofouling Bryozoans
    with Paul Taylor (p.taylor@nhm.ac.uk) and Joanne Porter (University of Wales, Aberystwyth). NERC CASE.

  • Corals and climate change in the Cenozoic; a case study based on the staghorn coral Acropora
    with Brian Rosen (b.rosen@nhm.ac.uk), Prof Dan Bosence (RHUL), & Carden Wallace (Museum of Tropical Queensland). 
  • More information on the Royal Holloway, University of London website.

Informal enquires and full applications comprising a full academic CVs and covering letter should be addressed to the relevant supervisor. Minimum 2i (Hons) required.