Category Archives: students

Come do a PhD with me!

Developing meaningful marine biodiversity indicators to support conservation I’m looking for an exceptional candidate to carry out an interdisciplinary PhDship at University of Plymouth, in collaboration with Plymouth Marine Laboratory and the Marine Biological Association. The PhD is co-funded with … Continue reading

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Funded PhD research studentship!

Come do a PhD with the Plankton team at University of Plymouth! Applications are invited for a three and a half years PhD studentship. The studentship will start on 1 October 2019. Director of Studies: Professor Philip (Chris) Reid Second Supervisor: Dr … Continue reading

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Can Northeast Atlantic pelagic habitat indicators be applied to the Arctic?

Northeast Atlantic marine waters have a long history of collaborative management, with OSPAR the cooperative mechanism for marine environmental management in the Northeast Atlantic. OSPAR is collaboratively implementing ecosystem-based management in this region to meet the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive … Continue reading

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Funded PhD research studentship!

Come do a PhD with me! Funded PhD research studentship – Accelerating sea temperature growth and intensified poleward heat transfer: global and regional risk implications Apply now. PhD opportunity beginning on 1 January 2019 Project description The studentship will research … Continue reading

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A ‘strong and stable’ marine ecosystem?

Long-term monitoring time-series are most important during times of political uncertainty such as Brexit, but it is these times they are most at risk.  The UK marine environment faces an uncertain future. Cumulative pressures from human activities are being placed … Continue reading

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A funded plankton PhD opportunity at Plymouth!

Update: Applications are now open for the PhD studentship! Apply here! A competitive, funded PhDship with me has just been advertised at Plymouth University. Applications close on 5 May and the student will start this autumn. Please forward this on to any bright students … Continue reading

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SAHFOS-NOC PhD opp: Climate change and changes in zooplankton biomass in the North Atlantic

Climate change and changes in zooplankton biomass in the North Atlantic Lead Supervisor – Claudia Castellani (SAHFOS), Dr Cathy Lucas (Ocean & Earth Science, Uos) and Martin Edwards (SAHFOS) Location: Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science, Plymouth, United Kingdom Rationale:  … Continue reading

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Plankton and Policy at Challenger 2016

The Challenger Society for Marine Science is the UK’s largest marine learned society. Challenger supports marine students and early career researchers through grants and training opportunities. Challenger 2016, the biannual Challenger Society for Marine Science conference was held in Liverpool … Continue reading

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Funded PhD at Plymouth Uni: Ecology and distribution of European sea bass

“Ecology and distribution of European Sea Bass in inshore and coastal waters in South West England” This one isn’t plankton-related, but my colleagues @Dr_Emma_Sheehan and @MJAttrill are looking for a PhD student to carry out a funded project examining South … Continue reading

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Back to school….as a lecturer!

Tomorrow I start my new position as a lecturer in marine conservation at Plymouth University. Although incredibly sad to leave SAHFOS after 7 years (plus PhD), I am so excited to start my new career as a lecturer. I actually … Continue reading

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