Faculty of Natural Sciences

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Agency, Rationality, and Epistemic Defeat
PI: Dr Giacomo Melis
Funded by: Medical Research Council

Sustainable Plastic Attitudes to benefit Communities and their EnvironmentS
PI: Professor Richard Quilliam
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Chitetetzo: improving adolescent road safety and reducing road traffic collisions
PI: Professor Edward Duncan
Funded by: Medical Research Council

Boosting ballan wrasse hatchery production
PI: Professor Herve Migaud
Funded by: Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre, Mowi (Scotland), Scottish Sea Farms and Biomar Ltd

Improve Atlantic salmon robustness in freshwater phase through training and feeding to a successfully timed sea transfer
PI: Professor Simon MacKenzie
Funded by: Norwegian Research Council

Sources, impacts and solutions for plastics in South East Asia coastal environments
PI: Dr Sabine Matallana-Surget
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Multimodal data analysis for monitoring invasive aquatic weeds in India
PI: Dr Savi Maharaj
Funded by: Royal Academy of Engineering

Microbial hitch-hikers of marine plastics: survival, persistence and ecology of microbial communities in the 'Plastisphere'.
PI: Professor Richard Quilliam
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

AquaLeap: Innovation in Genetics and Breeding to Advance UK Aquaculture Production
PI: Dr Alejandro Gutierrez
Funded by: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

ROBUST-SMOLT Impact of Early Life History in Freshwater Recirculation Aquaculture Systems on A. Salmon Robustness and Susceptibility to Disease at Sea
PI: Professor Herve Migaud
Funded by: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Viral Haemorrhagic Fever: Modern Approaches for developing bedside Rapid Diagnostics
PI:
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Integrated risk mapping and targetted snail control to support schistosomiasis elimination in Brazil and Cote d'Ivoire under future climate change
PI: Professor Rachel Norman
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Water and Fire: Understanding and reducing risk with 15 “Best Bets” for enhancing capacity for transformative adaptation with vulnerable township residents on the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa.
PI: Professor Dalene Swanson
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

From fuel to pot: an interdisciplinary partnership to address the role of solid fuel use in food preparation in the household in Kenya and Malawi.
PI: Dr Isabelle Uny
Funded by: Arts and Humanities Research Council

Multiscale Observation Networks for Optical Monitoring of Coastal Waters, Lakes and Estuaries
PI: Dr Peter Hunter
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

A meta-ethnography of how children and young people with chronic non-cancer pain and their families experience and understand their condition, pain services and treatments
PI: Dr Emma France
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

Scottish Mathematical Sciences Training Centre New Module Development
PI: Dr Anna Kirpichnikova
Funded by: Scottish Mathematical Sciences Training Centre

Identifying novel markers of concealed face recognition
PI: Dr Ailsa Millen
Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council

Impact of Net Cleaning and Sea Lice treatment upon Gill Health in Salmon
PI: Professor Simon MacKenzie
Funded by: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund

The impact of COVID-19 Fear: evidence to inform social, health and economic recovery - a Healthy Ageing In Scotland (HAGIS) study
PI: Dr Elaine Douglas
Funded by: UK Research and Innovation

ForeSight: Predicting and monitoring drought-linked forest growth decline across Europe
PI: Professor Alistair Jump
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Developing a Theoretical understanding of non linearities in the food system and practical ideas to take advantage of them
PI: Professor Rachel Norman
Funded by: The Leverhulme Trust

Advancing exponential analysis: high-resolution information from sparse and regularly sampled data
PI: Dr Wen-shin Lee
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

MIDST-CZ Maximising Impact by Decision Support Tools for sustainable soil and water through UK-China Critical Zone science
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Shake, quake or fake? Comparing BGS expected intensity modelling, felt reports, Twitter comments, and public perceptions
PI: Dr Jennifer Dickie
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

ConFooBio
PI: Professor Nils Bunnefeld
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

SCENIC: Surmounting COVID Challenges, Experiences of Nurses in Charge
PI: Dr Kathleen Stoddart
Funded by: NHS Lothian and NHS Grampian

Investigating the potential of nutritional programming to improve the utilisation of sustainable feeds in aquaculture
PI: Dr Monica Betancor
Funded by: Biomar Ltd and Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Pulcea KTP
PI: Professor James Bron
Funded by: Innovate UK and Pulcea

An understanding of biomineralisation pathways is key to predict climate change impact on aquaculture
PI: Dr Susan Fitzer
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Dissociating the Effects of Age and Schooling on Neurocognitive Development
PI: Dr Eva Rafetseder
Funded by: Jacobs Foundation

Non-communicable lung disease in Kenya: from burden and early life determinants to participatory inter-disciplinary solutions
PI: Dr Heather Price
Funded by: Medical Research Council

Reporting UK Non-nuclear radioactive discharges as required under the convention for the protection of the marine environment of the NE Atlantic (the OSPAR convention)
PI: Professor David Copplestone
Funded by: Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Vaccines against AMR in Aquaculture
PI: Dr Margaret Crumlish
Funded by: International Development Research Centre

Mobile point of care diagnostic testing for Ebola virus disease in DRC
PI:
Funded by: The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)

MAP Behaviour Change: Competency Based Training in Individual Level Support for Behaviour Change for Nurse-Leads in St Helena
PI: Dr Vivien Swanson
Funded by: The Burdett Trust for Nursing

Management of climactic extreme events in lakes reservoirs for the protection of ecosystem services
PI: Dr Ian Jones
Funded by: Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Dundalk Institute of Technology

Cirriculum Development for Sustainable Seafood and Nutrition Security
PI: Dr Amaya Albalat
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

FACERVM - Face Matching
PI: Professor Peter Hancock
Funded by: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Efficacy testing of immersion and oral vaccines for Aeromonas hydrophila in Tilapia an Vietnamese catfish
PI: Dr Andrew Desbois
Funded by: International Veterinary Vaccinology Network

Women in Mathematics Day
PI: Dr Anna Kirpichnikova
Funded by: London Mathematical Society

Will more productive Arctic ecosystems sequester less soil carbon? A key role for priming in the rhizosphere ("PRIME-TIME")
PI: Professor Philip Wookey
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Improving Disease Resistance in Atlantic salmon and Rainbow trout to Flavobacterium psychrophilum, the causative agent of Rainbow Trout Fry Syndrome (RTFS).
PI: Dr Rowena Hoare
Funded by: Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

Chronobiology of changing Arctic Sea Ecosystems (CHASE)
PI:
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Assessing the toxicity of UV-filters found in cosmetics and personal care products: Invisible threat to Ocean sustainability.
PI: Dr Sabine Matallana-Surget
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Commercial service platform for user-relevant coastal water monitoring services based on Earth observation
PI: Dr Evangelos Spyrakos
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Increasing uptake of bowel cancer screening: development of a planning support tool
PI: Professor Ronan O'Carroll
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Climate related size shifts in aquatic species: mechanism, prediction and mitigation
PI:
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

How blockchain-based digitization of land records can boost financial inclusion in Bangladesh
PI: Dr Andrea Bracciali
Funded by: Innovate UK

AquaExcel2020
PI: Dr Sonia Rey Planellas
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

A Randomised Control Trial to Assess the Impact of a Lifestyle Intervention in Women attending NHS breast screening clinics
PI: Ms Martine Stead
Funded by: Scottish Government

Spatial orientation and the brain: identifying the link between neural representations of direction and location
PI: Professor Paul Dudchenko
Funded by: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Long term trends in Central African Forest phenology
PI: Professor Katharine Abernethy
Funded by: Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux

Optimising dietary fatty acids and lipids of Atlantic salmon to secure their health and welfare thorugh varying environmental conditions and life stages (Optihealth)
PI: Professor Brett Glencross
Funded by: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund

How can we explain impairments in executive functioning? The role of chronic pain and social context during adolescence.
PI: Dr Line Caes
Funded by: The Royal Society of Edinburgh

Anglian Water Case Study
PI:
Funded by: Anglian Water

Water quality surveys - Dawnfresh
PI: Professor Trevor Telfer
Funded by: Dawnfresh Farming Ltd

Collation of knowledge on the welfare of Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout in aquaculture (FISHWELL)
PI: Professor Jimmy Turnbull
Funded by: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund

Genomic breeding for gill health and lice resistance in salmon: Towards a step improvement in accuracy and affordability
PI: Professor James Bron
Funded by: Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

ParaFishControl - Advanced Tools and Research Strategies for Parasite Control in European farmed fish
PI: Professor James Bron
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

CLIMEFISH: Co-creating a decision support framework to ensure sustainable fish production in Europe
PI: Professor Trevor Telfer
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Evaluating the relationship between public perception, engagement and attitudes towards underground energy technologies and UK Geoenergy Observatory science.
PI: Dr Jennifer Dickie
Funded by: British Geological Survey

TAPAS Tools for Assessment and Planning of Aquaculture Sustainability
PI: Professor Trevor Telfer
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Towards grammar-aware operators for automatic improvement of software
PI: Dr Sandy Brownlee
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Developing a robust observational framework for chondrite identification on Mars
PI: Dr Christian Schroeder
Funded by: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK

Earth Observation based services for Monitoring and Reporting of Ecological Status
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Infant Brain Health in India: Assessing and Enhancing Working Memory Capacity via a Neurobehavioral Toolkit
PI:
Funded by: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

HPIT Supervision
PI: Dr Sinead Currie
Funded by: NHS Education for Scotland

Protecting Food Security in SE Asian Countries by Developing Early-Warning and Ready-Response Systems for Invasive Weed Incursions
PI: Dr Savi Maharaj
Funded by: Academy of Medical Sciences

EURASTIP - Promoting Multi-Stakeholder Contributions to International Cooperation on Sustainable Solutions for Aquaculture Development in South-East Asia
PI: Professor Dave Little
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Augmented Reality: A Step Change in Memory for Faces
PI: Dr Jamie Murray
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

EMS RSF - Visitor A Yu Morozov
PI: Dr Jozsef Zoltan Farkas
Funded by: Edinburgh Mathematical Society

Promoting smoking cessation during pregnancy: a combined feasibility and pilot trial of a theory-based intervention using narrative, images and embedded behaviour change techniques, delivered via text-messaging
PI: Professor Helen Cheyne
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Preparatory Phase for the Pan-European Research Infrastructure Danubius–RI “The International Centre for Advanced Studies on River-Sea Systems
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Use of sensors to improve pig productivity
PI: Professor Rachel Norman
Funded by: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Testing of novel health ingredients against multi-mucosal disturbance and stress induced immune suppression under a practical repetitive stress challenge model
PI: Professor Herve Migaud
Funded by: Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre

Geochemical investigation of Mars with Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity
PI: Dr Christian Schroeder
Funded by: Science & Technology Facilities Council

Preliminary safety study of an aquaculture disinfectant when used against sea lice
PI:
Funded by: Ecolab

Guidance and Support for Feed Development in Saudi Arabia CW7840
PI: Professor Brett Glencross
Funded by: Beacon Development Company Limited

Mathematical Modelling Demonstration Software: Animal Epidemic!
PI: Dr Anthony O'Hare
Funded by: The James Hutton Institute

DEVELOPMENT OF AN eDNA DATA SET TO PRODUCE A WFD COMPATIBLE CLASSIFICATION TOOL FOR LAKE FISH IN SCOTLAND
PI: Professor Nigel Willby
Funded by: Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Bacterial community composition in a shrimp system biofilter
PI: Dr Andrew Desbois
Funded by: Scottish Funding Council

Targeted Advertising with Computer Vision (TACV)
PI: Dr Deepayan Bhowmik
Funded by: Scottish Funding Council

Past epidemics as predictors of disease evolution over space and time
PI: Dr Stuart Auld
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Merck Animal Health Consultancy
PI: Professor Jimmy Turnbull
Funded by: Merck Animal Health

River Forth Fish habitat survey
PI: Dr Colin Bull
Funded by: SLR Consulting Ltd

Zambia - Curriculum Upgrade at Vocational Training Institutes
PI:
Funded by: WorldFish Center

Testing of novel health ingredients against multi-mucosal disturbance and stress induced immune suppression under a practical repetitive stress challenge model
PI: Professor Herve Migaud
Funded by: Lallemand AquaPharm Ltd

OCEANCLOCK: Light/dark cycle in picoplankton in response to environmental change
PI: Dr Sabine Matallana-Surget
Funded by: Royal Society

Feasibility Study - Exploitation of satellite remote sensing for regulation and monitoring of inland and coastal water quality
PI:
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

CPD: Fish Health and Welfare
PI:
Funded by: Delegates - Short Courses

Post confict geoarchaeology: Dating Jaffna Fort Sri Lanka
PI: Professor Ian Simpson
Funded by: University of Durham

The supply of Operational Regional Satellite Estimates of Coastal Turbidity –UK (ORSECT)
PI: Dr Evangelos Spyrakos
Funded by: Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Long-term land use, archaeological and environmental changes in Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
PI: Dr Eileen Tisdall
Funded by: Historic Environment Scotland

Identifying drivers of aquatic plant invasions to quantify their risk to food security
PI:
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Water quality analysis Loch Earn, Awe (Tervine) and Awe (Braevallich)
PI: Professor Trevor Telfer
Funded by: Dawnfresh Seafoods Ltd

Water quality analysis for Scottish Sea Farms
PI: Professor Trevor Telfer
Funded by: Scottish Sea Farms

Sampling and analysis of water from Loch Merkland 2018
PI: Professor Trevor Telfer
Funded by: Migdale Smolt Ltd

Sampling and analysis of water from Loch Damph 2018
PI: Professor Trevor Telfer
Funded by: Migdale Smolt Ltd

Study to Examine Physiological Processes in Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour (STEPPS)
PI: Professor Ronan O'Carroll
Funded by: U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command