- Fire management for biodiversity conservation in fragmented landscapes, an ARC Linkage-funded project focussing on the heathy woodland of SW Victoria and SE South Australia (two projects available).
- Fire, spatial pattern and biodiversity, a long-term monitoring project in the Otway Ranges (one project available).
Please find further information here. Within the scope of the existing research frameworks, candidates will have the flexibility to develop projects based on their interests and skills.
The projects will run between 2017 and 2020 and are based at the University of Melbourne's Creswick campus. We are committed to supporting PhD students by providing:
- an experienced supervisory team
- a collaborative research environment
- fieldwork support
- project operating expenses
- computing resources
- a top-up scholarship of $21,000 ($7,000/year)
Applicants should send a written expression of interest, including CV and statement of results, to Julian by 30 September 2016. Julian can also be contacted with any enquiries.