Understanding marine predator habitat use in the Mediterranean through eDNA
School of Biology
Dr S Goodman, Dr E Valsecchi
7 January 2019
Overview. Understanding how animals use their habitats in relation to environmental and ecological factors is fundamental to basic ecological studies, evaluating potential exposure to impacts from human activities, and assessing species vulnerability to climate and ecosystem change.
Centennial-scale records of water quality in the sub-tropical South Atlantic
Institute of Life and Earth Sciences
Dr H Burdett, Dr N Kamenos
18 January 2019
Industrial activity and land use change has increased the input of nutrients, organic carbon and toxins into coastal oceans around the world over the past several decades and is of major ecological concern.
Sustainable Hybrid Propulsion Technology for Marine Vessels
Dr T Dinh
Applications accepted all year round
This is an exciting opportunity to work with Energy and Electrical Systems research group at WMG, University of Warwick. This PhD project seeks to build on the success of the collaborative R&D project between Babcock, WMG and Potenza Technology Ltd.
The impacts of microplastic pollution on UK intertidal food webs
Dr B Caswell, Dr C Waller
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).
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Marine Structures
REMS (Renewable Energy Marine Structures) View All CDTs Renewable Energy Marine Structures REMS (Renewable Energy Marine Structures) is an EPSRC funded centre to train fifty Engineering Doctorate (EngD) and PhD students over an eight-year period, admitting ten new students each year for five years started in October 2014.
Dormouse conservation and woodland management.
Prof R McDonald, Prof M Bruford
7 January 2019
Location. University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE. This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the NERC Great Western Four+ Doctoral Training Partnership (GW4+ DTP).