New PhD Opportunity

Trackway at Wild Nephin

We are delighted to announce a new 4-year PhD opportunity for Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park.

The PhD will explore biodiversity conservation and restoration in the National Park and will be carried out with support of the Marine Institute and funded under the Marine Research Programme 2014-2020 by the Irish Government.

The proposed objectives of the PhD are to:
• Assess baseline terrestrial and aquatic flora and fauna within the National Park against which future restoration actions can be measured
• Evaluate important interactions between aquatic and terrestrial environments which define the wilderness area,
• Engage local communities through public outreach initiatives, and
• Provide a strong scientific bases for nature conservation and biodiversity enhancement activities within the wilderness area.

Applications are currently being invited for the position in the Marine and Freshwater Research Centre at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, based at their Galway campus.

Full details are available here: click to download (pdf)