Copper speciation and its impact on iron cycling
Dr P Salaun, Dr A Tagliabue
23 January 2019
Motivation and wider context. Copper is a micronutrient required in a number of cellular processes that are key for phytoplankton growth .
SCENARIO: Climate and Speciation in the Mediterranean biome
Dr A Culham, Dr J David, Dr JS Singarayer, Dr C Yesson
25 January 2019
The Mediterranean basin is one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots yet patterns of distribution and diversification of species that are key to maintaining this biodiversity are still poorly understood.
A robust tool for speciation of nuclear waste: emission spectra from first principles
Dr N Chilton, Dr L Natrajan
28 February 2019
Energy sustainability is one of the most pressing scientific and socio-economic problems facing the world today. Generating power from nuclear fission offers great opportunities to relinquish our reliance on fossil fuels, however there is an urgent need to address the waste streams from these processes.
Dynamics of arsenic species in the seabed sediments
Prof A Meharg, Dr C Meharg, Dr G Norton
31 January 2019
This project will be supervised by Professor Andy Meharg and Dr Caroline Meharg of Queen’s University School of Biological Sciences, Dr Adam Mellor of the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, and Dr Gareth Norton of the University of Aberdeen’s School of Biological Sciences.