PhD STUDENTSHIP: DOMINANCE AND POLICING IN BUMBLE BEES, UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA
A fully-funded PhD studentship to start in October 2018 in Andrew Bourke’s group in the School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, is now open for applications. The project is entitled ‘Dominance and policing in bumble bees’ and will use experimental and genetic methods (microsatellites, SNPs) to test hypotheses regarding the origin and maintenance of selfish egg-laying by bumble bee workers. The studentship will be funded by NERC as part of the EnvEast Doctoral Training Partnership (http://www.enveast.ac.uk/).
For further details of the project (BOURKEUBIO18EE) and instructions on how to apply, please follow this link:
The closing date for applications is Monday 8 January 2018.