Bio-inspired high-efficient arrays of tidal energy converters
Dr IM Viola
24 May 2019
The UK tidal sector has recently achieved remarkable progress, including deploying the first two arrays of tidal turbines (Nova Innovation and MeyGen) and deploying the world’s largest twin-rotor floating tidal turbine (Scotrenewable).
Tides in a changing climate
Prof C Hughes, Prof R Williams, Dr A Hibbert, Dr J Williams
23 January 2019
The largest contribution to sea level variability in many parts of the world is the tide. In addition to sea level rise, the tides are changing in many parts of the world (Woodworth, 2010).
Harvesting the seashore: the impacts and management of inter-tidal fisheries
Dr G J Watson, Dr R Herbert, Dr S Mitchell
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 Gordon Watson, Dr Roger Herbert (Bournemouth University) and Dr Steve Mitchell.
A Tidal Clock: Circadian and Circatidal Rhythms in a Marine Intertidal Crustacean
Dr D Wilcockson
17 January 2019
This project is part of a competition funded through the Aberystwyth University ’AberDoc’ scheme (https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/fees-finance/uk-eu/research-competition/) and is in collaboration with Leicester University (Professor Bambos Kyriacou) and Cambridge MRC-LMB (Dr Michael Hastings).
Galaxy growth and evolution over the last 8 billion years
Dr B Simmons
25 January 2019
Disk galaxies with masses similar to that of the Milky Way are very common in the Universe, and they build up to their masses both by forming new stars in situ and by absorbing the stars from smaller satellite galaxies.