A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of the Bangor Wetlands Group research during the summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Dr Juanita Mora-Gomez with Professor Chris Freeman, and will focus on peatland sensitivity to drought across contrasting latitudinal zones. The work will run from the last week in July until the end of September (flexible), and will be supported by a student stipend of £200 per week supported by the Envision Research Experience Placement (REP) Scheme
The opportunity will provide on trace gas collection techniques (CO2, N2O and CH4), Gas Chromatography, standard methodologies of enzyme activities, data analyses, and general peat soil ecology.
If you wish to gain insight and experience in ecology, grow and develop your CV, all whilst earning some money, send a short (less than one A4 page) letter of motivation to <email@example.com by the end of May. If you need further details, or to discuss the opportunity, please drop us a line by email.
Prof C Freeman & Dr J Mora-Gomez
School of Biological Sciences,