Vessel collisions with large whales: Behavioural responses and areas of risk
Dr S Marley, Prof A Ford, Ms L Babey
17 February 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the School of Biological Sciences and will be supervised by Dr Sarah Marley, Professor Alex Ford and Ms Lucy Babey (Head of Science and Conservation, ORCA).
Leeds Sustainability Institute (LSI)
The Leeds Sustainability Institute (LSI) is the university's flag ship research group specialising in investigating the impact of the built environment on society.
The evolution of volcanism following sector collapse
Dr S Watt, Prof T J Reston
21 January 2019
Sector collapses are among the largest volume events to affect volcanic systems, potentially involving the rapid displacement of tens of cubic kilometres of rock.
Computational Structure Prediction of Energy Materials
Dr A Morris
Applications accepted all year round
A 3-year UK/EU PhD student-ship is available in the group of Dr Andrew J. Morris who has recently relocated to the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham.
Space-based solutions to air pollution in the UK
Dr E Marais, Prof P Monks
21 January 2019
Air pollution is the largest global threat to health (Lancet, 2017). In the UK, about 40,000 people die prematurely each year due to exposure to air pollution (RCP, 2016) and UK health care costs due to air pollution may be as high as £160 million per year (PHE, 2018).
Physical drivers of plankton variability in a shelf sea
Prof J Sharples, Dr C Mahaffey, Dr J Hopkins, Dr J Polton
23 January 2019
Introduction. The phytoplankton, microscopic single-celled plants that drift with the ocean currents, play two key roles in the ocean.