Uptake and impact of microplastics on native and invasive amphipods
School of Biology
Dr A M Dunn, Dr P Kay
7 January 2019
Microplastics are tiny plastic fragments which originate from the decomposition of plastic products such as bottles and textiles or which are intentionally used in other products including cosmetics.
The evolutionary ecology of dispersal in invading populations (SPURGINUBIO19ARIES)
Dr L Spurgin, Prof M Gage, Dr J Gilroy
8 January 2019
This exciting studentship addresses a fundamental scientific question. how do genes and the environment influence patterns of dispersal within and among populations? Answering this question is essential if we are to manage invasive species and crop pests.