About the PhD

a highly multidisciplinary training for the study of environmental complexity

The course aims at fostering the interdisciplinary integration of Natural Sciences, including Physics, Biology and Earth Sciences, with Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, Medicine and Pharmacology. PhD students will be trained in the study of past and present biotic and abiotic processes that shaped our environment, taking into consideration past and extant interactions and functional relationships, while making full use of ecological, evolutionary, geological and geomorphological approaches.

PhD students will receive specific training in broadly diverse field and laboratory techniques. These will range from geological and ecological sampling, to advanced microscopy techniques and biochemical and molecular assays. They will also receive training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), statistical modelling and bioinformatics.

 

 

Broadly, areas of interest include the following

NEWS

New PhD coordinator

On May 31st, 2019 professor Francesco Ficetola was elected as the new coordinator of the PhD course in Environmental Sciences.

Congratulations and best of luck!

Filippo Brandolini added a new publication (02/07/2019)

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Mattia Falaschi added a new publication (29/07/2019)

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Camilla Carla Parenti added a new publication (17/08/2019)

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UPCOMING SEMINARS

    September 2, 2019

  • Seminar by Dott.ssa Beata Siemiatkowska, entitled: Redox regulation analysis by mass spectrometry”