The Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland is currently conducting a joint project with industry addressing changes in the Atlantic herring populations off western New found land, Canada.
A fully funded M.Sc. student position ($22,000/year) is available in the Fisheries Science and Technology program.
The successful candidate will investigate the ecology and physiology of Atlantic herring in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
Deadline: Before September 2021
Eligible Countries: All Countries
Reward: $22,000 CAD /year)
Deadline: Before September 2021

Scholarship Details
The project will involve at-sea data and sample collection at various times of the year in several areas of the Gulf on board commercial fi shing vessels.
The project has the potential to involve both physiological data pertaining to age and fitness of spawning herring and hydroacoustic survey data. The project will involve facilities at the Marine Institute, Herring Science Council, and DFO.

The position will join two large applied research teams, the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resource sand the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research, both located at the Fisheries and Marine Institute, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Start date is September 6, 2021.

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Supervision will be provided by:
Dr. Scott Grant
Depending on the student’s interests, co-supervision will be provided by either:
Dr. Maxime Geoffroy
Dr. Shannon Bayse

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Method of Application
Interested students should send their CV and (unofficial) transcripts to:
Meghan Donovan
Email: Meghan
[email protected]

Deadline: Before September 2021.

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