Understanding cholera pandemics
Dr D Grainger, Dr P A Lund
Applications accepted all year round
Vibrio cholerae is the causative agent of Cholera. Millions of cases of the disease occur every year and these are responsible for $3.1 billion dollar financial losses.
Developing Ecologically acceptable Sediment targets for chalk rivers
Prof D A Sear, Dr PJ Shaw, Prof A Collins, Mr T Sykes
1 June 2019
Fine sediment accumulation in the gravel beds of chalk streams is a key reason for failure under the Water Framework and Habitats Directives, impacting salmonid spawning success, and macro-invertebrate and macrophyte communities (richness and abundance).
Microbial sunscreens for better life
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Dr V Stavros, Dr C Corre, Dr S Habershon
1 May 2019
Overview. Cases of cosmeceuticals interfering with marine life are now widespread. This is largely due to increasing societal trends towards exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) from sunlight.
Antibiotics removal from wastewater using microalgae
Dr A Escudero, Dr J Roberts, Dr C Hunter
29 April 2019
SCEBE-19-020. The ability of disease causing and other bacteria to render current antibiotics ineffective due to acquiring antibiotic resistance (AMR) is predicted to kill 10 million people every year by 2050 without action.