samedi 6 janvier 2018

PhD position on insect cognition

The successful applicant will be based at Royal Holloway University of London in the research group of Dr. Elli Leadbeater (, and will be co-supervised by Dr. Steve Portugal at Royal Holloway and Samraat Pawar at our DTP partnership institution, Imperial College. The project will capitalize upon excellent ERC-funded social insect research facilities at Royal Holloway, including indoor and outdoor apiaries, bee rearing rooms and a dedicated cognition laboratory. The student will join a large group of researchers interested in social insect behaviour within our department, which provides an exceptionally stimuluating and collaborative environment for the proposed research. Experimental work will involve laboratory-based studies during both the summer and the winter months, with the potential for campus-based fieldwork during the summer months according to the student’s interests. Pre-application informal enquiries are strongly encouraged. Please direct these to Elli Leadbeater (