MSc opportunity on Sociable Weavers2011-06-20 (118)
Study opportunity: MSc research at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology (PFIAO), Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town
The successful applicant will have a BSc Honours or equivalent, relevant ornithological field experience and a demonstrated ability to work independently. The student should have a strong interest in pursuing theoretical questions in behavioural ecology and motivation for conducting demanding fieldwork. Experience in handling birds and behavioural observations are important advantages. To apply, please send a CV (including your academic record & names and contact details of three referees) and a short motivation for why you wish to undertake this research to Hilary Buchanan (hilary.buchanan [at] uct.ac.za). Closing date: 01 July 2011.