A fully funded PhD opportunity to look at the dynamics of sub-surface peat fires is available as part of the Structured PhD Program of the Earth Sciences Institute, University College Dublin ( Official Website.). The PhD will be co-supervised by Jon Yearsley (UCD), Guillermo Rein (University of Edinburgh) and Claire Belcher (University of Edinburgh).
Requirements and Application Details:
We are looking for an outstanding student with an interest in undertaking experimental research on the interface between fire dynamics, Earth systems and ecological modelling. The successful applicant will hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject.
Details on how to apply can be found at Official Website. under “PhD Programme in Earth and Natural Sciences “ of the “Graduate Training” section. Please contact Jon Yearsley (jon.yearsley at ucd.ie) for further information.
Application Deadline : 13 May 2011