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Undergraduate research experience placement on tropical crops and air pollution at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Bangor).

A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of CEH research during the summer 2017. The opportunity will focus on assessing the threat to selected staple African food crops from potential uptake of ozone pollution using the ozone exposure facility (http://www.ceh.ac.uk/our-science/research-facility/solardomes-and-ozone-field-release-system) at CEH Bangor. This project […]

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Project: Inter-specific and environmental variability in woody functional traits of tropical trees

Supervisor: Dr Lindsay F Banin, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Edinburgh Relatively little is known about variability in woody traits of tropical trees, when compared with foliar traits, apart from simple measures such as wood density. However, these traits could reveal important insight into how trees function, how forest communities are structured and why different […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in peatlands ecology at Bangor University.

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 […]

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Undergraduate research experience position in grassland microbial ecology at Lancaster Environment Centre.

A funded position is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to contribute to a LEC research project during summer 2017. The research will be lead by Dr Kate Buckeridge, with theoretical and practical contributions by the student, and will focus on how grassland carbon sequestration responds to different levels of soil […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in freshwater phosphorus mitigation at the British Geological Survey (Nottingham)

A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of research at the British Geological Survey (Nottingham) during the summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Dr Barry Rawlins and Dr Andy Tye, and will focus on a new approach to mitigating phosphorus(P) losses […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement studying species interactions at the James Hutton Institute.

A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of James Hutton Institute research in Dundee, Scotland during summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Drs. Alison Bennett and Alison Karley, and will focus on whether a plant beneficial microbe found in the soil […]

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New STARS Facebook page

Take a look at the new STARS CDT Facebook page, where we will be posting key STARS updates, information on upcoming events and keeping up to date with the activities of STARS PhD researchers.

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