KESS 2 Masters by Research Scholarship at Bangor University

KESS 2 Masters by Research Scholarship at Bangor University

The School of Natural Sciences at Bangor University is offering an excellent opportunity for motivated UKEU students to develop crucial skills for a career in ecology and conservation.

This Research Masters studentship aims to explore how the intensity of invasive species management influences the presence and habitat use of mink in the waterways of North Wales. The university will provide the annual stipend of £11,586, plus the full cost of UKEU tuition fees to successful students.


Candidates should have an undergraduate science or maths degree with a classification of 2:1 or above. Applicants with prior experience in conducting ecological fieldwork and/or genetic data collection and analysis are encouraged to apply. There will be a significant amount of fieldwork associated with this project, which requires a reasonable level of fitness, as well as a driving licence and access to a car.

How to Apply

Applicants should send the following to Dr Graeme Shannon (, cc’d to Penny Dowdney ( by 20 September:

  • A cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the studentship and why you would like the position.
  • A two-page CV.
  • An electronic copy of your final year dissertation or another piece of substantial writing/research output.
  • Contact details of two referees.

The applications deadline for this scholarship is September 20, 2019.

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