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Introduction

The Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF) coordinates the PhD in Terrestrial Ecology which consists in writing, presenting and defending am original piece of research which, in this case, is framed within the ambit of the terrestrial ecology.

This PhD programme is aimed at students interested in understanding the processes involved in global environmental change and the loss of biodiversity, as well as possible actions to mitigate the damaging effects of environmental changes and the conservation of natural resources.

The main professional opportunities arising from this PhD programme are:

  • Researchers or lecturer in public research organisations and universities
  • Managers of public and private institutions responsible for land management
  • Specialists in the private sector

The PhD programme consists of 35 lecturers and associated researchers working on the following lines of research: Biodiversity, Functional ecology and global change; Forest ecology and fires; Soil protection and conservation; Remote sensing and GIS.

Candidate profile

Applicants should have a master's degree or Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) or equivalent that qualifies them to conduct scientific research in the field of ecology and conservation and management of biodiversity.

Professional opportunities

This PhD programme provides the following principal career options.
•Researcher or lecturer in public research bodies and universities.
•Specialist working in public or private institutions, charged with managing land use in general and natural systems in particular.
•Work in private companies operating in the fields of natural resources management, conservation and restoration of ecosystems, or biological control.

Coordinator

Anna Àvila Castells

Administration

CREAF
Building C
UAB Campus
08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès
Phone 0034 93 581 13 12
Contact: Anna Avila (anna.avila@uab.cat)

UAB PhD

Number of places available: 10
Fees: aprox. €540 per year View detail of the PhD's fees
Organising universities and institutions:
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Associated departments or institutes:
Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals (CREAF)

Collaborating institutions:
Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos "Alexander von Humboldt"
Universidad Nacional de Colòmbia
Universidad Nacional de Asunción (Paraguay)
Sciences

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Web http://doctorat.creaf.cat