University of Canterbury PhD Scholarship

University of Canterbury


This PhD scholarship is to support a student for three years to investigate the microbial digestion of abalone and the culture and use of gut microbes to improve food utilisation in farmed abalone. To apply, please email address listed below.

Other Criteria

The applicant should have a First Class Honours degree (or an Upper Second Class at least) in Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biotechnology Engineering, Chemical and Process Engineering or Biology. A master degree in any of the mentioned areas and previous experience in microbial fermentation will be advantageous but is not essential.


$NZ25,000/year stipend + tuition fees

You must be studying in one of the following countries:

New Zealand


28 February 2014

You must be from one of the following countries:


Number of Awards


You must be studying one of the following:

Biology/Life Sciences and Engineering

Host Institution

University of Canterbury, New Zealand


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