Dispersal of Microplastics in the Marine Environment
Dr S Neill
27 January 2019
With an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic entering our oceans each year, marine plastics are one of the biggest and most immediate threats facing the marine environment.
Plastic invasion of remote foodwebs
Dr C Waller, Dr M Johnson
23 January 2019
Since the onset of mass production of plastics in the 1950’s the flux of plastics to the marine environment has been a growing problem (Cole at al., 2011), such that microplastic contamination of the oceans is now one of the world’s most pressing environmental concerns (Hurley et al., 2018).
CDT-SIS-541: Evaluating microplastic contamination in fishmeal
Sustainable Infrastructure Systems (SIS)
Dr M Hudson, Prof I Williams
14 December 2018
Microplastics have emerged as a major environmental problem over recent years. Plastic litter and microplastics are ubiquitous in the marine environment- present in water and sediments, and taken up by marine creatures.
Microbial lipid cycling in the oceans: an integrated ‘omics’ approach
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Dr Y Chen, Prof D J Scanlan
21 January 2019
Project Highlights. Marine microbes meet omics. World-leading supervisory team on marine microbiology and ecology. Uniquely opportunity at Warwick to apply cutting-edge techniques on integrated omics.