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PhD Studentship: A Digestive Tract Approach To Optimise Feed Efficiency And Reduce The Ecological Footprint Of Pigs

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Food security is a major global challenge and sustainable agriculture is a key factor in achieving this. However, the processes to attain food security (i.e. produce more food) potentially contradict efforts to minimise climate change (i.e. reduce emissions). Livestock systems are key players within these challenges. The aim of this project is to identify novel digestive tract-based strategies which synergistically improve feed conversion efficiency (FCE) and reduce the ecological footprint in p...

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Research Fields

Technology
Agricultural sciences

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsIreland
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/305119-PhD-Studentship-A-Digestive-Tract-Approach-To-Optimise-Feed-Efficiency-And-Reduce-The-Ecological-Footprint-Of-Pigs
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

28/02/2013

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Fellowship ID

47630

Funding organisation / Contacts
Waterford Institute of Technology

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