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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Undergraduate research experience placement in peatlands ecology at Bangor University

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of the Bangor Wetlands Group research during the summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Dr Juanita Mora-Gomez with Professor Chris Freeman, and will focus on peatland sensitivity to drought across […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement on tropical crops and air pollution at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bangor

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of CEH research during the summer 2017. The opportunity will focus on assessing the threat to selected staple African food crops from potential uptake of ozone pollution using the ozone exposure facility (http://www.ceh.ac.uk/our-science/research-facility/solardomes-and-ozone-field-release-system) at […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in bee-tracking devices at Bangor University

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of Bangor University research during the summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Drs Cristiano Palego and Paul Cross, and will focus on developing the first self-sustained radio-tracking device that can […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in marine renewable energy at Bangor University

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility criteria, see below) to be part of SOS research during summer 2017. The opportunity is part of the research of Dr Simon Neill’s shelf sea modelling research group, and will focus on how tides can be used to generate […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in polar remote sensing at Lancaster Environment Centre

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to undertake a research placement in Lancaster Environment Centre during the summer of 2017. The project will use satellite data to perform a survey of supraglacial lake depths on the Larsen B ice shelf in the Antarctic […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in deep-sea oceanography/ecology at Bangor University

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of an active deep-sea research group at Bangor University during the summer of 2017. The placement will contribute to a large EU-funded project on deep-sea sponge ground ecosystems (Grant Agreement no. 679849). It will […]

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Devil rays get worldwide protection, and genetic tools could catch out illegal traders

Jane Hosegood, an Envision DTP student in her 3rd year at Bangor University is studying ‘Novel genetic tools for conservation and management of vulnerable manta rays’. Read her article on NERC Planet Earth to find out how she has been involved in getting worldwide protection for the devil rays she is studying: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/planetearth/stories/1857.

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