Belgium Scholarship – PhD in Department of Animal Sciences and Aquatic Ecology at Ghent University 2022

Organization: Ghent University
Education Level: PHD
Category: Scholarship
Funding Type: Partial Funded
Gender: Male and Female
Deadline: Deadline varies
Location: Belgium

Details For Belgium Scholarship : 

The PhD in Department of Animal Sciences and Aquatic Ecology at Ghent University 2022 is offered for PhD  degree in the field of Biomedical sciences.  The deadline for the sending your application is Deadline varies. This scholarship is provided by Ghent University  and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, varies . This scholarship is  Open to all nationals.

  • Degree: PhD
  • Location : Belgium
  • Provided by: Ghent University
  • Deadline: Deadline varies
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, varies


On July 1st 2021, a EU funded research project called DECIDE with 19 partners in 11 countries started for a period of five years. About 9 PhD students and several postdoctoral researchers are/will be hired by the partner organisations In the DECIDE project. The DECIDE project aims at developing data-driven decision support tools, which present (i) robust and early signals of disease emergence and options for diagnostic confirmation; and (ii) options for controlling the disease along with their implications in terms of disease spread, economic burden and animal welfare. The results of DECIDE will lead to improved decisions on disease control to increase animal health and welfare and protect human health and the food chain in Europe and beyond.


  • The candidate has experience with ontology design or experience and affinity with cattle production systems.
  • The candidate has an affinity with the livestock production systems.
  • The candidate has experience with or is able to learn (statistical) programming and/or coding.
  • Proficiency in English, both written and oral is required.
  • Good communication skills are essential for this interdisciplinary and international collaboration project.
  • The candidate can work both on her/his own, but also enjoys interaction with an interdisciplinary team and international colleagues.






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