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PhD Opportunities

This lists details the PhD projects that we are aware of. They are by no means exhaustive and the institutions listed, and others, may well be offering additional projects. Further details for many of these projects are already available on institutional websites. Note that application deadlines can be as early as January, and interviews usually take place during the period January-April.

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Institution: Department of Palaeontology, University of Vienna, Austria
Supervisor(s): Martin Zuschin, Paolo Albano and Rafal Nawrot (Department of Palaeontology, University of Vienna)
Funding Status: Funding is in competition with other projects and students
Description: The Eastern Mediterranean marine ecosystem is undergoing a drastic transformation related to climate warming and massive invasion of tropical species from the Red Sea through the Suez Canal. The limited resilience of native communities and their susceptibility to invasion have been suggested to be directly linked to the peculiar geological and climatic setting of the basin, which was isolated from tropical areas for most of its post-Messinian history and thus inhabited by an impoverished set of warm-water species. More information...
Expiry Date: Sunday, November 15, 2020