Knowledge for better food systems

PhDs: Future Food Beacon Studentships in International Agricultural Development, University of Nottingham, UK

Deadline: 
20 Jun 2019

Five PhD studentships in international agricultural development are available through the Nottingham-Rothamsted Future Food Beacon. Research topics available include:

  • Developing reproductive resilience to heat stress in rice
  • Risk assessment of sub-lethal insecticide exposure: new biomarkers and metrics in bees
  • Understanding hypoxia tolerance mechanisms for rice improvement
  • Development of novel plant-based vaccines for prevention of poultry viral disease: Newcastle disease
  • Exploring diversity in the grain structure, composition and functionality of pearl millet

For more details, see here. No deadline is specified, but interviews will be held by Skype in mid to late June 2019.