Fully-Funded PHD Opportunity in Wildlife Disease Economics

Fully-Funded PHD Opportunity in Wildlife Disease Economics: Lyme Disease in Scotland

Application deadline: 12 noon, Monday 13th January 2020

4 years stipend at UKRI rates

The University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) have a fully-funded PhD scholarship available in wildlife disease economics. The PhD is focussed on Lyme disease, its links to deer population management, and the effects of disease risk on recreational behaviours. The PhD will start in October 2020. It is supervised by Nick Hanley (economist), Rowland Kao (epidemiology) and Lucy Gilbert (disease ecology).

The PhD is part of a competitive funding scheme run by the two universities, so potential applicants will need to apply first to this competitive fund.

Please contact Nick Hanley (nicholas.hanley@glasgow.ac.uk) for more details, or check out the scheme webpage at: https://www.gla.ac.uk/research/ourresearchenvironment/prs/uofguofedinphdstudentships/onehealth/