Applications for the following D.Phil. studentship topics are invited. At least one topic will be supported by a three year NERC studentships that will cover University and College fees, maintenance and appropriate research costs.
Potential Studentships Topics
Development of a luminescence-based chronology for the evolution of the Asian monsoon system, as recorded in Chinese Aeolian sediments
Supervisor(s): Dr R. Bailey and Professor D. Thomas
- Ecological history of sacred groves: implications for landscape management in the Western Ghats, India
Superivsor(s): Professor K. Willis
- Late Quaternary climate change and dune building in central southern Africa: reassessing the evidence for multiple aridity phases with improved dating technologies
Supervisor(s): Professor D. Thomas and Dr R. Bailey
Forest ecology in a transect from the Amazon to the Andes
Supervisor(s): Dr Y. Mahli
Climate and Andean montane forests: the role of clouds
Supervisor(s): Dr M. New
Full details of the potential D.Phil. topics ca can be seen on the website. For full details on our application procedures and for further enquiries please see our postgraduate admission information.
Applications need to follow the University’s procedures. Interested applicants should preferably have a Masters degree with a considerable element of research training as well as a relevant undergraduate degree and should meet our postgraduate admission requirements. In addition, candidates applying for research council funded studentship’s should meet NERC’s requirements for both academic qualifications and residential eligibility (please see NERC’s webpages for more information).
For consideration for a NERC Studentship, suitably qualified candidates may submit a covering letter and CV, with the name of two referees to Ruth Saxton, Postgraduate Admissions Administrator, Centre for the Environment, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY and a full application for postgraduate study will need to be made to the University by the deadline of 2nd February 2007.
For more information, please visit the >website.