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PhD scholarship – River Recovery (Macquarie University)

Closes 18 December

Macquarie University invites applications for a PhD position in the rivers group led by Prof. Kirstie Fryirs. The river recovery project is fully funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage program and you will collaborate with our industry partners Landcare Australia and NSW Local Land Services (Hunter). You will be working in a team with other PhD students and a postdoctoral fellow as well as other Macquarie University team members, Professor Michelle Leishman and Dr Tim Ralph, and with Professor Gary Brierley from University of Auckland.
This PhD project will focus on riparian vegetation ecology and biogeomorphology, consider the role of vegetation on river recovery and flood flows, as well as trial new rehabilitation and vegetation management techniques (inc. hazard reduction and/or cultural burns). There is flexibility in the project to tailor the research to the expertise and interest of the candidate. This project is fieldwork intensive.

Open to: Australian and New Zealand citizens or residents to undertake a direct entry 3-year PhD program. It is comprised of a Tuition Fee Offset and a Living Allowance Stipend. The value of the full-time stipend is $28,092 pa.
Description, criteria & apply:

Enquiries: Kirstie Fryirs

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