Posted on 25 October 2019
Enrol for a PhD project to investigate the impacts of humanity on biodiversity change. The PhD involves collecting and analysing data for biodiversity associated with novel tropical crops, including soy and oil palm. It alsos consider cultural attitudes to the biodiversity of these croplands, contrasting the perspectives of farmers, production companies and environmentalists. The position is based in the Leverhulme Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity at the University of York, and supervised by leading experts (Chris West of SEI, Jane Hill, Jean Grugel) in biodiversity, tropical agroecosystems, and sustainable food supply chains.