Using environmental DNA to understand the role of connectivity in pond ecosystems
Dr D Read, Prof S Ormerod
17 December 2018
The majority of freshwater habitats are small in scale, comprising ponds and low-order streams, ditches and springs. Collectively these represent the largest resource of freshwater habitats across the UK and provide a heterogeneous network of resources for a wide diversity of freshwater and terrestrial organisms.
CREED and OECD partnership: funded PhD in AI and entrepreneurial ecosystems
Centre for Regional Economic and Enterprise Development (CREED)
Prof T Vorley
14 December 2018
As a member of the Russell Group and a world top-100 university, the University of Sheffield has a reputation for world-class teaching and research excellence across a variety of disciplines.
Past, present and future of permafrost peatlands
Dr P Morris, Dr G Swindles
7 January 2019
Background. The Arctic is experiencing more rapid warming than anywhere else on the planet (Cohen et al., 2014), and this trend is projected to accelerate in coming decades, even under modest emissions scenarios (Collins et al., 2013).