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Centre for Forest Protection 3 Month Paid Internship

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Job Information

  • Region

  • Location

    Northern Research Station, Midlothian, Scotland or Alice Holt Research Station, Surrey, England

  • Salary


  • Date Posted


  • Closing Date

    Closing Soon 27/11/2022

Job description

Three month paid internship starting January 2023

The Centre for Forest Protection is a Joint venture led by Forest Research and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, that combines the strengths and expertise of each organisation. In addition to the state-of-the-art facilities, both organisations hold tree and plant health collections of national importance.

Their science programme supports the UK governments’ forest and tree strategies and the successful delivery of tree planting programmes. Research outcomes will also directly contribute to the improved resilience of the UK’s forests, woodlands and trees and help promote enhanced capacity and capability in forest and tree health research.

There are a number of exciting internships, funded for three months. These positions are open to both undergraduates and graduate students and will run from January to March 2023. For more information on these opportunities please click on the individual project titles that you are interested in below:

Project Title Location
Horizon scanning for new and emerging pest threats to priority tree species and new woodlands Forest Research (Alice Holt)
Predicting the severity of disease (ash dieback or Dothistroma) across GB forests Forest Research (Alice Holt)
Evaluating the performance of planted and naturally colonised young woodlands Forest Research (Alice Holt)
Wildlife ecology Forest Research (Alice Holt)
Data collection and analyses from silver birch provenance trials and sitka spruce clone banks Forest Research (Northern Research Station)

Closing date: 27 November 2022

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