Biological Sciences: Fully funded Swansea University and Visifish PhD scholarship: BEHAVIOURAL METRICS OF WELFARE IN AQUACULTURE (RS340). The project is a collaboration between Swansea University, the University of Bristrol and a commercial sponsor (Visifish https://visi.fish/), and will be embedded in the IGNITION EU project. Substantial networking opportunities and unique career skills are offered through the interaction with 18 leading research partners and commercial sponsors. We are looking for an enthusiastic student interested in developing a research project at the interface between aquaculture, behavioural studies, and AI.
Value of Award: This scholarship covers the full cost of UK tuition fees and an annual stipend at UKRI rate (currently £17,668 for 2022/23) for four years.
Funding providers: Swansea University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering and VisiFish Ltd.
Subject areas: Animal Welfare, Animal Domestication, Behavioural Indicators, Machine Vision, Artificial Intelligence
Project start date: 1 October 2023 (Enrolment open from mid-September)
NB: If you are holding a non-UK degree, please see Swansea University degree comparisons to find out if you meet the eligibility. If you have any questions regarding your academic or fee eligibility based on the above, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the web-link to the scholarship(s) you are interested in.
Method of Application: Visit “apply” to read the application instructions
Application Deadline: 31 July 2023