Your research degree is bespoke at the University of Nottingham, and allows you to choose your own area of interest to research, under the title of your choosing.
Our Ecology and Evolutionary Biology grouping is made up of the following available PhD and MRes courses:
- Animal Behaviour
- Conservation Biology
- Evolutionary Biology
- Evolutionary Ecology
Our supervisors in the school are at the forefront of research in their fields. Utilising industry standard facilities, along with cutting edge equipment, and the guidance of our supervisors, you will advance the area of life sciences that interests you.
Your degree and research area is bespoke to you, however, our supervisors can provide projects in many areas of ecology and evolutionary biology, ranging from fish evolution and parasitology, snail genetics and evolution, the adaptation of spider silk for new materials, animal mimicry, and any topic that helps us understand the diversity of life and how it evolved.
You can find our about our specific research in the course content section.
Here in the School of Life Sciences we’re committed to supporting our students’ wellbeing to ensure that your experience studying with us is the best it can be. Whether you’re studying silk-weaving spiders or looking for new ways to fight infection, we want all of our students to feel part of our vibrant and diverse research community.
There are loads of opportunities to meet your fellow researchers and get involved with student activities and projects during your time at the University of Nottingham including: