November 28, 2022   •   News

Two PhD Positions in Dairy Nutrition

Location: ETH Zurich, Switzerland

The Niu Lab at ETH Zurich is seeking two motivated, team-oriented individuals with a strong interest in the interface of basic and applied research in agricultural and animal nutrition sciences to enhance understanding of nutrient utilization efficiency and improve the sustainability of livestock systems.

The potential research topics include:

  • Investigate dietary strategies to mitigate environmental impacts (GHG emissions and N excretions) of dairy cattle
  • Understand the gut microbial composition of dairy cattle in response to dietary changes
  • Assess the impact of climate changes on dairy cattle
  • Integrate precision dairy farming technologies and data analysis, mathematical and statistical modelling and artificial intelligence to improve the health and welfare of dairy cattle

Learn more and apply online HERE.