PhD opportunity: Understanding coral reef ecosystem adaptation to ocean acidification in the Pacific

Description: A PhD scholarship is being offered to work with The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) alongside leading coastal and marine scientists at the University of Newcastle to examine ocean acidification, adaptation actions and reef resilience through coral restoration in two Pacific Island nations. The research seeks to build capacity to deal with ocean acidification as part of adaptation and resilience strategies for Pacific communities.

Closing Date: 26 July 2019

Funding: This scholarship provides a living allowance of $27,596 per annum (2019 rate) indexed annually. The living allowance scholarship is for 3.5 years and the tuition fee scholarship is for four years.

Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates are required to:
– Meet UON entry requirements in regards to previous qualifications
– Meet UON’s English Language Requirements for PhD study
– Be a citizen of a Pacific Island nation

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