Funded PhD Studentship: Ocean deoxygenation effects on pelagic shark physiological ecology

The Marine Biological Association (MBA) invites applications for a PhD Studentship working within the OCEAN DEOXYFISH project (Ocean deoxygenation effects on threatened top predators: New understanding and predictions from novel bio-logging instruments and data).

The PhD Studentship offers the opportunity to work on a high-profile international project under the guidance of a leading research team from six countries (UK, Portugal, Cabo Verde, Ireland, Australia, Japan) and linking with the Global Shark Movement Project (, a research collaboration of 150 scientists from 26 countries. The successful candidate will be based at the MBA Laboratory in Plymouth, UK, with fieldwork at sea in the UK, Portugal and other locations.

For more information, please access the full PhD Studentship description.

To apply please send a covering letter and full CV with details of 2 academic referees to

Closing date: 16 June 2023

Interviews will take place the week of 3 July 2023.