Research Studentships

Prof. P. D. S. Caligari abscalig at
Fri Mar 21 03:41:13 EST 1997

There are FOUR Postgraduate Studentships available in the following subject 

1.  Molecular Analysis of Genetic Diversity in Oil Palm  (BBSRC CASE award with
 Plant Breeding International Cambridge) supervised by Professor P D S
Caligari and Dr P Jack.  Start October 1997

2.  Manipulation of Oxalate in Relation to Cell Wall Composition (BBSRC
Special CASE award on Raw Material Quality, with ZENECA plc) supervised by
Professor J M Dunwell.  Start October 1997

3.  Weed Management in Integrated Farming Systems (MAFF/LINK Integrated
Farming Systems, with ADAS) supervisors Dr R J Froud Williams and Dr N E
Jones.  Start April 1997

4.  Weed Seed Predation by Beneficial Invertebrates in Integrated Farming
Systems (MAFF CASE with Game Conservancy Trust) supervisors Dr R J Froud
Williams, Dr N D Boatman and Dr J M Holland.  Start October 1997

The Department of Agricultural Botany, as part of the School of Plant
Sciences, received the highest rating (5*) for research excellence in the
latest Research Assessment Exercise.  We are, therefore, looking for
highly motivated, academically able students to participate in the above
3 year PhD projects.  Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a 1st or
2i degree (or equivalent) and be UK based. 

Further information and application forms can be obtained from:  
Professor P D S Caligari
Department of Agricultural Botany
School of Plant Sciences
The University of Reading
P O Box 221
Reading RG6 6AS, UK

Fax 0118 931 6577
E.mail P.D.S.Caligari at

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