New PhD Opportunity in Edinburgh: Stromatolites and their Impostors

This post describes a new PhD project being offered for 2022 through the University of Edinburgh's Earth, Ecology and Environment doctoral training programme (E4 DTP), funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The final application deadline is January 6th, 2022, but interested candidates should contact me in good time for a discussion about their … Continue reading New PhD Opportunity in Edinburgh: Stromatolites and their Impostors

PhD Opportunity: Philosophy of Astrobiology at Durham, UK (closed)

We are now seeking to recruit a PhD candidate to join our collaborative interdisciplinary research project, Exploring Uncertainty and Risk in Contemporary Astrobiology (EURiCA), funded by the Leverhulme Trust and led by Peter Vickers at Durham. I have reproduced below the explanation of this project from my previous blog post. The candidate will be based … Continue reading PhD Opportunity: Philosophy of Astrobiology at Durham, UK (closed)

New collaboration: philosophy of astrobiology

This post is about a new Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant led by Peter Vickers at Durham, which I am participating in as a co-investigator. Job adverts for a three-year funded PhD student and two-year funded postdoc to follow! Astrobiology blends planetary science, astronomy, and biology, and shares their methods. But compared to scientists working … Continue reading New collaboration: philosophy of astrobiology