The University of Exeter and the University of Queensland are inviting applications from exceptional students to join a world-leading, cross-continental research team tackling major challenges facing the world’s population in global sustainability and wellbeing as part of the QUEX Institute.

About the QUEX PhD programme
  • This is a joint PhD programme which will provides a great opportunity for the most talented doctoral students to work closely with world-class research groups and benefit from the combined expertise and facilities offered at the two institutions, with a lead supervisor within each university.
  • This programme will provide full tuition fees, stipend, travel funds and research training support grants to the successful applicants.
  • The studentship funding is provided for up to 42 months (3.5 years)

Themes and projects:

Environmental Sustainability

  • Restoration of marine coastal environments for climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Dietary exposure to microplastic debris and associated chemicals
  • Modelling the role of Biodiversity in Ecosystem Resilience to Climate Change: comparing tropical forests and coral reefs
  • Coral reef futures under climate change and ocean acidification
  • Using integrative physiology to optimise diets for sustainable aquaculture and reassess optimal foraging theory in wild fish

Healthy Ageing

  • How do nutritional interventions affect male and female ageing rates?: an experimental genomic approach
  • Sexual Science, Medicine and Healthy Ageing in Historical Perspective
  • Cross-disorder analyses of DNA methylation data for disorders of the brain

Physical Activity and Nutrition

  • The influence of Montmorency tart cherry supplementation on exercise performance, sleep and recovery
  • Optimising the spring in your step – analysing the neuromechanical response of the human foot to varied surfaces and loads for improved footwear design

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be highly motivated
  • Applicant must hold or expected to hold either a first or upper-second class BA or BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
  • If English is not your first language you will need to meet the English language requirements and provide proof of proficiency.
Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Exeter and the University of Queensland
Country Australia, UK
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas

Environmental Sustainability, Healthy Ageing, Physical Activity and Nutrition

Fellowship amount Fully-funded
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 18 May 2020
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