Technical University of Denmark PhD Scholarship in Marine Population Dynamics and Management

Technical University of Denmark Doctoral Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Science
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: Strategic Research Council Project MAFIA
Country to Study in: Denmark

Scholarship Description
A PhD Scholarship in Marine Population Dynamics and Management is available at the National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua) with starting date October 2011.

The scholarship is mainly financed by the Strategic Research Council Project MAFIA.

The school is looking for a candidate who has:
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree, or equivalent 
  • Previous experience in marine, aquatic, ecological and/or population dynamics research 
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English 
  • Demonstrated quantitative analytical skills 
  • Keen interest in research and for working within the field of marine and aquatic sciences
Eligible groups
Any international student - citizen of any country

Participating Institutions
National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua), Technical University of Denmark; Denmark.

The project will primarily be carried out in the Section for Management Systems in Charlottenlund, Denmark.

Fields of study
In the field of Science - Marine Population Dynamics and Management.

The aim of the project is to investigate the feeding biology, growth dynamics and bio-energetics of whiting (Merlangius merlangus) in the Western Baltic Sea, and to compare these population dynamic parameters with those of its conspecific in the North Sea.

The impact of influencing factors on the above parameters, such as seasonal and geographical variation in e.g. hydrographical conditions (temperature, salinity, oxygen), as well as sex, maturity, age and condition specific variability will be evaluated in the comparative study between Baltic and North Sea whiting.

Number of awards
One (1) will be awarded

Sponsorship duration
This will last throughout the duration of the project

Scholarship benefits
Please inquire specific details from the provider

Method of Application
Application is online.

For detailed information on scholarship eligibility, detailed selection criteria, application requirements and procedures, including other necessary information and documentations, please visit the official website via the link provided below.

You will need to visit the official website via link below to apply.

The deadline date for submission of applications is 25th of August, 2011.

Application Deadline: 25 August 2011
Open for International Students: Yes

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