Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sheffield’s wildlife on tv

City centre – Kingfishers, dippers and harvestmen, etc

on Wednesday’s Autumn Watch – 51 minutes in =

2 funded PhDs on Seychelles warblers

Individual variation in reproductive success in the cooperatively breeding Seychelles warbler

Biomarkers of senescence in the Seychelles warbler

PhD opportunity – Sheffield; Evolutionary dynamics of the avian sex chromosomes

Alison Wright, a NERC fellow coming to Sheffield in Jan 2017, has this PhD opportunity advertised. Details are here – AlisonWrightPhDAdvert. It’s a great opportunity to work with a rising star.

Upcoming PhD opportunity…

… on wildcat genetics in association with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, University of Bristol, University of Cardiff and the National Museum of Scotland.


The project will best suit someone with a strong quantitative/ population genetics background and an interest in applying this to conservation management.

For more information, contact Dr Helen Senn or Prof Mark Beaumont