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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: University of Leicester
Supervisor(s): Prof Mark Purnell (University of Leicester), Dr Tom Harvey (University of Leicester), Dr Duncan Murdock (Oxford University), Prof Phil Donoghue (Bristol University)
Funding Status: Funding is in place for this project
Description: Diet, trophic niche, and feeding mechanisms are major evolutionary drivers, but robust, fossil-based analysis of their influence on evolutionary patterns, and how they change through major extinctions, is challenging. Conodont teeth are abundant and diverse, and the fossil record of this long-lived group of primitive vertebrates is among the best of any group of organisms. More information...
Expiry Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018