Join SAMS growing postgraduate student body with a PhD opportunity to assess the feasibility of community scale tidal power generation. They are also hosting fully funded PhD research projects through NEXUSS (Next Generation Unmanned System Science), a centre of doctoral training in the use of Smart and Autonomous Observation Systems (SAOS) for the environmental sciences.
A new SAMS-led project GlobalSeaweedSTAR aims to help developing nations by providing research. Funded by Research Councils UK Research Councils UK, GlobalSeaweedSTAR will focus on the identification and management of seaweed disease.
APP4SEA is a three year project, which aims to strengthen the preparedness of environmental authorities and the awareness of general public in the coastal areas of the NPA region regarding oil spill response.
In a year CuanTec has gone from an empty lab in MediCity, composed of two rooms with no equipment, and a team of three to a fully equipped large lab in BioCity, and an additional lab at the European Marine Sciences Centre, Oban and seven employees.
This week saw the launch of a new video case study campaign by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), highlighting the way in which the sector is embracing support to innovate and grow.
Sounds are omnipresent in the underwater environment and can be produced by natural (waves, weather, animals) and anthropogenic (shipping, construction) sources. International concern increasingly focusses on the potential negative effects of anthropogenic underwater noise on sensitive marine fauna.
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