Biological and Environmental Sciences

Projects related to Biological and Environmental Sciences

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

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

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: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

Anglian Water Case Study
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Funded by: Anglian Water

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

River Forth Fish habitat survey
PI: Dr Colin Bull
Funded by: SLR Consulting 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
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Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

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
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Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

The AIR Network - Action for Interdisciplinary air pollution research
PI: Dr Heather Price
Funded by: Arts and Humanities Research Council

Lamprey site condition monitoring Tweed
PI: Dr Colin Bull
Funded by: Scottish Natural Heritage

SNH – Lamprey Site Condition monitoring survey of Spey SAC
PI: Dr Colin Bull
Funded by: Scottish Natural Heritage

The transmissive critical zone: understanding the karst hydrology - biogeochemical interface for sustainable management
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

The sedimentary iron cycle: A novel way to iron mineral characterization and separation
PI: Dr Christian Schroeder
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Global Observatory of Lake responses to Environmental change (Globolakes)
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Visualising Pathogen & Environmental Risk: transition to a user-ready toolkit (ViPER II)
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Continued geochemical investigation of Noachian crust at Endeavour Crater with Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity
PI: Dr Christian Schroeder
Funded by: Science & Technology Facilities Council

An interdisciplinary approach to encourage coexistence between livestock production and biodiversity conservation in Chile
PI: Professor Nils Bunnefeld
Funded by: The British Council

The temporal dynamics of water access and quality in the slums of Blantyre, Malawi
PI: Dr Heather Price
Funded by: Royal Geographical Society

Cultural Landscape risk Identification, Management and Assessment
PI: Dr Clare Wilson
Funded by: Arts and Humanities Research Council

Woodland creation and Ecological Networks (WrEN): using historic woodland creation to evaluate the ecological network concept
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: Larfarge Tarmac

Sustainable Small Game Management using Management System Evaluation Models (MSE)
PI: Professor Nils Bunnefeld
Funded by: The Research Council of Norway

Integration and Evaluation of LoRa Sensor Technology for a Flood Early Warning System
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Funded by: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Improved monitoring and forecasting of European INland waters by combining Future earth ObseRvation
PI: Dr Peter Hunter
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

A miniaturized Mössbauer spectrometer developed for Mars exploration applied to geological repositories for non-destructive and in situ analyses
PI: Dr Christian Schroeder
Funded by: Science & Technology Facilities Council

Goose games: developing new approaches to resolve conflicts over rising geese populations in Scotland
PI: Professor Nils Bunnefeld
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Radiological Habit Surveys
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Woodland Creation and Ecological networks (WrEN)
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: Forestry Commission (Scotland)

Reconstructing the changing impact of the Danube on the Black Sea and Coastal Region (ReCoReD)
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Grant from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
PI: Professor Nils Bunnefeld
Funded by: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Mitigation works on the field systems and cultural soils as part of the Jerah Forestry Plan
PI: Dr Clare Wilson
Funded by: Tilhill Forestry

MicMAC: Microbiology via Modelling and Acoustics
PI: Dr Sabine Matallana-Surget
Funded by: Scottish Crucible

Microbiology via Acoustics: Bacterial Behaviour in Complex Microbial Communities (BBC MiC)
PI: Dr Sabine Matallana-Surget
Funded by: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

International cooperation in the context of Sentinel-3 Ocean and Land Colour Imager (OLCI) validation studies over lake
PI: Dr Peter Hunter
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Woodland Creation and Ecological Networks
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

Hyperspectral imaging of lake biogeochemical properties in optically-complex systems
PI: Dr Peter Hunter
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Development and validation of algorithms for the retrieval of lake bio-optical and biochemical properties from Sentinel-2 MSI data
PI: Dr Peter Hunter
Funded by: Royal Society

Permafrost catchments in transition: hydrological controls on carbon cycling and greenhouse gas budgets
PI: Professor Jens-Arne Subke
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Understanding Predation
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: Scottish Natural Heritage

Crossroads of Empires: archaeology, material culture and socio-political relationships in West Africa
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Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Research into the sustainable management of migratory water birds in the relation to the revision of AEWA guidelines
PI: Professor Nils Bunnefeld
Funded by: Aarhus University

Pathogen Risks in Agricultural Catchments: Towards International Collaboration And Learning in Modelling (PRACTICAL Modelling)
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

The Trichodesmium consortium: the marine N-cycle at the microscale?
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Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Understanding environmental drivers of evo-epidemiological dynamics in a
PI: Dr Stuart Auld
Funded by: Royal Society

Scoping a systematic survey of high risk bat species across Southern Scotland
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: Scottish Natural Heritage

DANube macroregion: Capacity building and Excellence in River Systems (basin, delta and sea)
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Visualising Pathogen & Environmental Risk (ViPER): a KE platform to bridge science and decision-making in catchment microbial dynamics
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant.
PI: Dr Clare Wilson
Funded by: European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Applied ecology with real-world impact
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: People's Trust for Endangered Species / Mammals

The Flow Country Peatlands: Studying the past to shape the future
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Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

SAGES Scheme 2 ECR exchanges with Europe, North America, China and India
PI: Dr Christian Schroeder
Funded by: Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

Towards a European Study on the Economics of Hunting and its contribution to Ecosystems services
PI: Professor Nils Bunnefeld
Funded by: FACE: The European Federation for Associations for Hunting and Conservation

Re-shaping models for forecast faecal pathogen risk to humans
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

The use of coniferous plantations by bats
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: Forestry Commission (Scotland)

Review of Adaptive Management Approaches
PI: Professor Nils Bunnefeld
Funded by: Scottish Natural Heritage

Project Design for Preservation in situ guidance - soil moisture measurement
PI: Dr Clare Wilson
Funded by: York Archaeological Trust

Call Down Framework Agreement
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Centre of Expertise for Waters

Delivery of Phosphorus and Faecal Indicator Organisms from Agricultural Sources to Watercourses
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Lancaster University

Desk-based review of the methods used to assess the effects of Windfarms on different Bird Species
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: Scottish Windfarm Bird Steering Group

Genetic diversity and ecological success of the invasive riparian plant Mumulus guttatus
PI: Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Recycling Biomass to Agricultural LANd: Capitalizing on Eutrophication
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Radioactive particle monitoring statistical techniques
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: University of Glasgow

Landscape Burden and storm delivery of E. coli from land to water in a headwater catchment
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Environment Agency

Analysis of Past woodland change using historical land cover maps
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: Forest Research, Natural England and Scottish Natural Heritage

Delivering Healthy Water
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: Natural Environment Research Council

Algal Bloom Pilot Project
PI: Dr Peter Hunter
Funded by: Freshwater Biological Association

Commonwealth Scholarship
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: Association of Commonwealth Universities

Mapping Anti-Waste Incinerator Campaigns in France: National Movement or local NIMBYism?
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Funded by: The British Academy

NEA Lakes Pilot Project
PI: Professor Nigel Willby
Funded by: Environment Agency

Palaeoenvironmental study of a 5-6m peat deposit prior to loss due to pipeline works at Sullom Voe, Shetland
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Funded by: Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology

DARLEQ for Lakes and Rivers
PI: Professor Nigel Willby
Funded by: Bowburn Consultancy

Bumblebee Conservation Your Heritage
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Funded by: Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Diffuse Pollution Management
PI: Dr David Oliver
Funded by: University of St Andrews

Shebster Proposal - British Geological Survey funding
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Funded by: British Geological Survey

Standby monitoring services for radionuclides - sewage pellet analysis
PI: Professor Andrew Tyler
Funded by: Scottish Environment Protection Agency

The Functional Composition of Tree Communities in Regenerating Secondary Forests
PI: Dr Daisy Dent
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

RSE - NSFC Joint Project in field of Plant Evolutionary Ecology
PI: Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin
Funded by: The Royal Society of Edinburgh

Assessing the effectiveness of farm woodland creation schemes for bats
PI: Professor Kirsty Park
Funded by: People's Trust for Endangered Species / Mammals

Collaborative Research: climate, land use and the rise of and fall of powerful sub-Saharan African societies
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Funded by: University of Kansas