Mine site restoration and ecosystem development
Prof M Tibbett
Applications accepted all year round
This project will include various aspect of minesite rehabilitation including early development of terrestrial ecosystems and the nutritional constraints to ecosystem development (plants and soil biota) using a space-for-time substiution appraoch.
Actions of endocrine-disrupting chemicals in seabirds
Prof G Hardiman, Prof P M Thompson
31 January 2019
This project will be supervised by Professor Gary Hardiman of Queen’s University School of Biological Sciences/Institute for Global Food Security, Professor Paul Thompson of the University of Aberdeen’s School of Biological Sciences/Lighthouse Field Station, and Dr Pierre Bize of the University of Aberdeen’s School of Biological Sciences.
Scalable in-memory graph databases
Prof R Raman, Prof T Erlebach
21 January 2019
We live in a networked world. the relationship between entities are even more meaningful than the entities themselves. An obvious example is Facebook, where each entity represents an individual or an organisation, and two entities are related if they are “friends” on Facebook.
Volume changes during diagenesis and metamorphism: where are they?
Prof J Wheeler, Dr E Mariani, Dr J Elvins
23 January 2019
Introduction. It is undeniable that in general metamorphic and diagenetic reactions involve both net and solid volume changes. For example olivine becomes serpentinised with an increase in volume on addition of water; anhydrite becomes gypsum with a 60% volume increase.
(BBSRC DTP CASE) Applying – omics methods to map the circadian matrisome
Dr J Swift, Dr Q-J Meng, Prof K E Kadler
31 January 2019
Circadian rhythm regulates and synchronises biological processes through a daily cycle. Molecular clocks in cells throughout the human body are entrained to a ‘master clock’ located in the hypothalamus, and cells in almost all tissues have been found to contain rhythmic genes.