Marine Sciences - Structured
Group leader links: www.ryaninstitute.ie/research/biodiversity-and-bioresources/
All PhD students in the College of Science will enrol in a Structured PhD: www.nuigalway.ie/science/rgroups.html
The primary areas of research interest are currently with the biodiversity and bioresources cluster, particularly:
Environmental Management & Conservation. Marine conservation, sustainable harvesting planning and management
Biodiversity: Patterns & Processes. Species distributions, marine population dynamics, community structure
Aquaculture, Biotechnology, & Biodiscovery. Research to support biodiscovery and aquaculture
Important: Applicants must speak to the research group leader before applying via PAC.
To be eligible to enter on a programme of study and research for the degree of PhD you must have reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of your fitness.
Course Code: PHDS-MARS
Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.
Structured PhD, full-time.
Current projects are in biodiversity, aquaculture, fish population dynamics, intertidal ecology, zooplankton, deep sea research, habitat mapping, conservation, marine foods and biodiscovery.