Biodiversity, Genetics & Evolution

Biodiversity, Genetics & Evolution

CALL for 3 schlarships: between October 17-November 7 2022
  • Lecturer(s) or Responsible(s): Researchers of cE3c and CIBIO
  • Department Responsible: Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) and Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP), with the collaboration of cE3c and CIBIO
  • Data: March 1st, 2023 to February 28th, 2027
  • Deadline for Applications: January 13th, 2023
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Schedule:
  • Nº (min, max) Students: Nº max. 15
  • Location: Dep. Animal Biology and Dep. Plant Biology, Bloco C2, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Campo Grande 1749-016 Lisboa

Objectives

The University of Lisbon (UL) and the University of Porto (UP) have a joint Doctoral Programme in 'Biodiversity, Genetics & Evolution' (BIODIV), in the area of Biological Sciences (official document - Deliberação n.º 379/2010).

The programme is organized by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) and the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP), with the collaboration of the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes (cE3c), Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources (CIBIO), Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMC) and Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (IPATIMUP). These Units develop research of international excellence in Biodiversity, Functional Ecology, Phylogenetics, Evolution, Behaviour, Theoretical Biology, Developmental Biology and Bioinformatics, among other fields, and are equipped with high tech laboratories, as well as a Field Station.


ELEGIBILITY 
The BIODIV Programme accepts candidates:

  • Holding a Master’s, or equivalent degree in Biological Sciences, concluded until the application deadline
  • Holding a Bachelor's degree in Biology or a related field and an academic and  scientific curriculum recognized by the Scientific
    Board as sufficient guarantee of ability to successfully complete the course;
  • Having a relevant academic, scientific or professional curricuium recognized :by the Scientifíc Board as sufficient guarantee of
    abiíity to successfully complete the course

More information at BIODIV’s website.

 

 

Directed to: Candidates should have a BSc (pre-Bologna) or MSc degree in Biology, Environmental studies, Geography or related areas

General Plan

BIODIV is a graduate programme that leads to the acquisition of a PhD degree in several specialties as indicated in the corresponding plans (for further informations see below). The programme includes a first year with several courses, seminars and laboratory rotations - see  cE3c Advanced courses 2022-2023 and CIBIO Advanced courses 2022-2023 - followed by three years of research corresponding to the development of the PhD project and dissertation. The students can take advantage of the resources available in both Universities during the entire period of the programme, though they are registered, and mainly affected in one of the two Universities.

Applications to enroll in the Programme: academic year 2022/ 2023

Candidates may apply for the doctoral program either at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) or at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP). 

1st phase - 01/July/2022 to 12/August/2022

2nd phase - 02/December/2022 to 13/January/2023

Information on how to apply is available at the institutional websites of FCUL and  FCUP

Applications for scholarships BIODIV FCUL

We have an international call for the attribution of three (3) PhD scholarships in the Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution (BIODIV) doctoral program for the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Change – cE3c.

The call is open from October 17 to November 7,  2022. See details in cE3c announcement here

 


Funding

FCT - Fundação da Ciência e Tecnologia


Partners

Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources (CIBIO), Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMC) and Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (IPATIMUP)


Fee

If with a scholarship the fee is paid by a grant from FCT


Contacts for Inscription

Procedures for the applications to scholarships can be seen in the public notices of the call.

jmpalmeirim@fc.ul.pt