Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology offers Masters Thesis in the Department of Environmental Toxicology, Switzerland
Study Subject(s):Sex and age dependent mortality of Gammarus pulex in pesticide exposure
Scholarship Provider: Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland
Eligibility:-Its organizational culture promotes scientific excellence, allows room for innovation and accords high priority to personnel development and gender equity.
-The Master thesis topic is about investigating whether mortality of Gammarus pulex under exposure to pesticides is influenced by sex and age.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
Scholarship Description: Methods for assessing the toxicity of pesticides to aquatic invertebrates currently do not account for important organism characteristics. For example, the sensitivity to pesticides might be influenced by age and sex. Regarding the population level effects of pesticides, it matters whether the individuals who die are young or old – the young ones have more potential to contribute to the population abundance than old individuals.
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: By November 1st, 2011