MARE presents PhD proposals to potential candidates for FCT grants

You want to continue your studies and apply for a PhD in Marine and Environmental Sciences, but you don't have a work plan yet? Then this call is for you.

MARE is launching 25 proposals in areas as diverse as sea cucumber and fish aquaculture; remote sensing applied to environmental monitoring; hydraulics; the potential of marine resources in Parkinson's Disease therapeutics; bioeconomic and spatial models in sardine fisheries; spatial models in assessing the impact of offshore wind farms; trophic network dynamics; relationships between antibiotic resistance and microplastics; waste management and monitoring; the role of seashore birds in coastal areas of the Amazon; studies on the complexity of socio-environmental relationships in marine ecosystems; the effects of microplastics on the life cycle of mercury; conservation of barnacles; ecosystem services on the island of Madeira; and the dynamics and ecology of invasive species.

The proposals are being launched by several Regional Research Units of MARE, from Coimbra to Madeira Island, including Peniche, Lisbon and Évora.

Candidates must submit their expression of interest by March 01st.

Successful candidates will then be invited to apply for an FCT PhD scholarship in the next call, which should open in March.

Find out about all the proposals and how to submit your expression of interest by downloading the document HERE.