PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation @ Agroscope...

PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple pressures including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. In two European Horizon 2020 projects, Agroscope aims, in collaboration with European…

PhD position in pollinator conservation @ Agroscope –...

PhD position in pollinator conservation (genetic diversity / ecology) Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple threats including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. The European Horizon 2020 project SAFEGUARD (www.safeguard.biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de) aims to…

Academic Unit: Funded PhD Scholarship – NUI Galway,...

Project Title: Investigating Diversity and Adaptation in wild honeybees in Ireland Supervisor: Prof Grace McCormack, Zoology, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway. Duration: Funded for 4 years (Structured PhD), full-time. Project description: It was understood that wild Apis mellifera colonies were extinct, or almost so, across its natural range. In addition the…