ARC is occasionally able to offer or help with students needing work placements and/or who want to do a first or Masters’ degree dissertation on reptiles or amphibians.

If you are interested in a placement at ARC please complete our online enquiries form and include:

  • your full name
  • an up-to-date CV
  • details of your University or College
  • details of the requirements of the placement and/or dissertation...
    • how long does it need to be?
    • when should it start?
    • what does it need to include?
  • what is your particular area of interest? (data entry, surveys, manipulating data, report writing etc.)

Placements are limited and preference will be given to students showing the initiative with ideas or particular interests they would like to pursue.

PhD project opportunities:

Back to the future? Unravelling historic, current and potential future declines of the common toad, Bufo bufo, in the UK

Mitigating the effects of climate change, emerging disease and invasive species on native amphibian populations in the UK

Patterns and process in population trends of UK herpetofauna