The Centre for Deep Sea Research currently host several PhD students.
PhD candidates are a cornerstone of the interdisciplinary research environment at the Centre for Deep Sea Research. Our PhD projects cover a wide range of themes within Earth science and biology.
Read about Petra, one of our current PhD candidates and her experience of working on their PhD project within the Centre. Click on the links below to learn more about the different current PhD projects.
Here you can also read about successfully completed degrees at the Centre for Deep Sea Research since 2017.
If you have finished your MSc degree and are considering applying for a PhD project at UiB and within the Centre, read more here:
Vacant positions at UiB: https://www.uib.no/en/about/84777/vacant-positions-uib
General information: https://www.uib.no/en/matnat/53972/doctoral-education-phd-faculty-mathematics-and-natural-sciences
Physiological state of microbes and microbial community dynamics in the deep sedimentary biosphere
PhD project of Renee Hageman
Shaping of hydrothermal microbiomes in response to energy availability: An ecological investigation of variance of deep sea microbial diversity at different scales in connection with energy sources
PhD project of Emily Denny
The high temperature fate of the hydrothermal deep biosphere: An experimental and field investigation
PhD project of Samuel Pereira
Diversity of biosynthetic gene clusters and antimicrobial peptides in Arctic deep-sea hydrothermal vent microbiomes
PhD project of Trong Thuc Nguyen
Into the Deep: Exploring microbial life and fluid-rock interactions in oceanic crust
PhD project of Hannah Babel
Morphology and geochemistry of axial volcanic ridges in the Norwegian-Greenland Sea
PhD project of Håvard Hallås Stubseid
Unlocking the Abyss: Emerging resources in the deep sea
PhD project of Lars-Kristian Lunde Trellevik
Geophysical remote sensing of deep sea mineral deposits using an autonomous underwater vehicle as a platform
PhD project of Solveig Lie Onstad
Plastic pollution and stability of mine tailings in the marine environment
PhD project of Linn Merethe Brekke Olsen
Investigating the ecology, evolution and metabolism of novel deep-sea hydrothermal lineages
PhD project of Petra Hribovšek
Functional diversity, energy metabolisms and biochemical properties of proteolytic and amino acid degrading microorganisms living in hydrothermal vent fields
PhD project of Victoria Røyseth
Investigating Cu isotope fractionation as a tracer for seafloor mineral deposit formation using hydrothermal experiments
PhD project of Apolline Samin
Population genomics of the deep-water glass sponges Vazella portalesi and Pheronema carpenter
PhD project of Anna Patova