Master projects in Marine Microbiology
If you are fascinated by the invisible world of microorganisms and are interested in ecology and evolution, then you are at the right place in our group! During your master project, you will get the opportunity to learn a variety of different laboratory techniques and work with research questions on microbial ecology and evolution .
If you are interested in doing your masters thesis in our group, please consider the general information below.
Deadline for applying: 15 April / 1 November (Applicants financing their own studies: application period 11 October - 1 December) Official information about registering for a master's programme can be found here (in Norwegian) (in English)
- Department information in Norwegian: at Master ved BIO
- Department information in English: Master's at BIO
Available projects in Marine microbiology:
We encourage you do take contacte with people from our group directly to discuss different options for potential master projects. Some examples are presented in the following:
Interested in microbial biodiversity? -> Contact Lise Øvreås
Interested in theoretical ecology and mathematical modeling of microbial food webs? -> Contact Selina Våge
A flyer with general information about possible master projects in the Marine Microbiology Group can also be found here.
Former master students from our group have for example received jobs as technicians at the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, project leaders at Helgeland Havbruksstasjon (LetSea), research assistants at UiB or Haukeland Hospital, and Ph.D.'s at different universities.