Below you will find a list of projects available for study at University of York. Applications should be made via the institution portal, linked in the FindAPhD page.
The ACCE application system is a little different from other PhD programmes. We strongly recommend that you read the How to Apply and Application Tips webpage to understand what we are looking for at ACCE and how to make your application.
– Contact potential supervisors before submitting an application.
– You can apply for more than one project
– You must include your completed ACCE personal statement proforma as an attachment/in the section requesting a cover letter/supporting statement/personal statement (note that what it is called and how it is submitted depends on the institution you are applying to).
For more details of how to apply for York Projects please visit the University pages.
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY PROJECTS
Prof R Gehrels – History and impacts of microplastic pollution in UK salt marshes
Dr EJH Robinson – Ants as ecosystem engineers: using ants to promote biodiversity
Dr E Wandrag – Does fire alter plant-mycorrhiza feedbacks in heathlands?
Prof J K Hill – Examining biodiversity benefits of UK treescapes
Dr B R Lichman – The evolution of chemical defences in plants