Macrozooplankton trawl sampling. Photographer: Svanhildur Egilsdóttir, MFRI.

PhD scholarship within the MEESO project is open for applications

Thursday 10 Sep 20

The PhD Scholarship is offed by Technical University of Denmark. Application deadline is 1 November 2020.

A PhD Scholarship in adaptation of Fish Stock Assessment Tools and Fisheries Bio-Economic Dynamic Models for investigating potential sustainable exploitation of mesopelagic fisheries resources is available at Technical University of Denmark. The scholarship is financed by the MEESO project. 

The PhD project will focus on adaptation and further development of stock assessment methods for data limited stocks to evaluate sustainability of exploitation of the two mesopelagic species Maurolicus muelleri and Benthosema glaciale. The project will also focus on the adaptation and further development of an agent-based fisheries behavior dynamic model evaluating biological sustainability and economic viability of the large-scale pelagic fishery including potential exploitation of mesopelagic resources.

Deadline for application is 1 November 2020. 

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Professor J. Rasmus Nielsen, Technical University of Denmark,