BOU John & Pat Warham Studentship | 2020
Postgraduate studies of Sphenisciform and Procellariiform seabirds
Foraging behavior of king penguins under extreme climatic events
The BOU is pleased to announce that our third Studentship has been awarded to the McGill University, Quebec, Canada.
The successful student will be based at McGill University with supervisor Dr Kyle Elliott and travel for field work to the CNRS in Chize and the Kerguelen Islands (Antarctica) with
Dr Charles-Andre Bost.
Applications are now open by email to
Dr Kyle Elliott by 8 November 2019 comprising CV, transcript, cover letter and contact information for 2-3 references.
Preference will be given to individuals with past seabird field work experience, quantitative skills needed for analysis of biologging data, strong writing ability, an MSc or equivalent in seabird field biology, ability to speak French and a willingness and ability to work in remote areas.
Only citizens of Commonwealth countries will be considered.
McGill University appreciates diversity in their research groups, and individuals may self-identify if they are from a group under-represented in STEM fields (such information will be kept confidential and will only be used to increase, not decrease, an applicant’s ranking).
Applications from Commonwealth degree awarding institutes for our 2021 studentship will be advertised in 2020.
BOU John & Pat Warham Studentships are funded by a bequest left to the BOU by the late John and Pat Warham for the study of of Sphenisciform and Procellariiform seabirds by a students from Commonwealth countries. Four fully-funded studentships are available and it is envisaged that one studentship will be awarded per year from 2018.
View 2018 project
Top right: King Penguin | Ben Tubby | CC BY 2.0 Wikimedia Commons