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Marine Biology (plastic) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Do Microplastics pose a threat to the terrestrial biosphere?
  Prof D Jones
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Joint studentship between the University of Western Australia and Bangor University. This fully-funded project addresses a topic of major international significance.
  Using satellites to monitor plastics in the world’s oceans
  Dr A Marino, Dr P Hunter, Dr D Woolf
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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A by-product of the production of 250 million tonnes of plastic a year is the contamination of natural ecosystems by fugitive plastics.
  From our clothes to our oceans; understanding the life cycle of a plastic microfiber
  Dr C Cummins
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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There are an estimated 5.25 trillion plastic pieces floating in the global oceans (Salvador Cesa, Turra, & Baruque-Ramos, 2017), with approximately 1.5 million tonnes of microplastics polluting the ocean each year, and approximately 35% microplastic pollution is attributed to the fashion industry (Boucher & Friot, 2017).
  GW4 FRESH CDT studentship: Cascading effects of micro- and nano-plastics on lipid quality and transfer through freshwater planktonic ecosystems
  Dr IA Guschina, Prof S Ormerod
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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Despite growing global concern about the occurrence of small plastic particles (nano- and micro-plastics) in the world’s seas, rivers and lakes, there has been limited research into understanding any adverse effects on living organisms.
  The combined environmental health impact of microplastics, toxic algae & human pathogens
  Prof R Quilliam, Dr E Mackay, Dr P Hunter, Dr D Oliver
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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We are seeking a highly motivated individual to carry out PhD research in the fields of environmental pollution and water quality, microplastics and freshwater ecology.
  Systems analysis of the impact of microplastics in the marine environment
  Prof G Hardiman, Dr B Green
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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Project details. One Health is an emerging paradigm that recognizes that the health and well-being of humans, animals and ecosystems are interconnected.
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