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.
Modelling and forecasting of salmon parasites
Dr T Adams, Prof K Davidson, Dr P Gillibrand
Applications accepted all year round
Salmon aquaculture is a key component of the Scottish economy, and has now seen steady growth over several decades. However, there are several factors limiting further expansion.
Links between the marine cycles of nitrogen and iodine
Dr C Hughes
9 January 2019
Recent research has established that the reaction of iodide with ozone at the sea surface plays an important role in controlling atmospheric chemistry and composition.
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.
Can marine phytoplankton adapt to global warming?
Dr G Yvon-Durocher, Prof C Brownlee, Dr J Bruggeman
7 January 2019
This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the NERC Great Western Four+ Doctoral Training Partnership (GW4+ DTP).