This PhD is primarily concerned with focusing on ascertaining the impacts of micro and macro plastics on habitat quality and the dynamics of exploitable marine resources, and is available at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua), starting in May 2018. The scholarship is financed by various sources, including the EU Project CLAIM Cleaning Litter by developing and Applying Innovative Methods in European Seas.
To be eligible for the role, candidates must possess an MSc in engineering, aquatic science, or a similar discipline. Other necessary skills include experience in presenting to large audiences, strong publishing record, and proficiency in both written and spoken English. The project will be carried out at the Section for Marine Living Resources, which is located in Lyngby, 15 km north of Copenhagen in Denmark. The scholarship for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes of DTU.