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Nicola O'Byrne

Best presentation runner up at Marine Biology Association Postgraduate Conference

Beth Francis Award

Congratulations to Beth Francis who won the “best presentation runner up” at the Marine Biology Association Postgraduate Conference in Plymouth. Beth says ‘The conference itself was brilliant too, one of the best I’ve been to and had some great workshops that were tailored to PhD students’.

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Mechanisms and Outcomes of Predator-Prey Interactions: Scaling Across Space and Time

Simon Karythis 400 x 400 px

In January of this year, I was fortunate enough to gain the RTSG top up funds which enabled me to attend the “Mechanisms and Outcomes of Predator-Prey Interactions: Scaling Across Space and Time” conference in California, USA. It is a prestigious biannual international conference which aims to discuss developments in the field of predator prey […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in Past Climate Change in the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham.

Paid summer research placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of University of Nottingham/British Geological Survey research project with Dr Matthew Jones, Dr George Swann and Prof. Melanie Leng during the summer of 2018. The work will start on the 16th July and […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement on the impact of ozone pollution on the growth and yield of tropical crops 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 2018. The opportunity will focus on assessing the threat to the staple African food crops ‘cowpea’ and ‘bean’ from potential uptake of ozone pollution using the ozone exposure […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in environmental geochemistry at the British Geological Survey

Paid summer placement opportunity – Characterising sulphur pools in a river catchment: evidence from hydrochemistry and sulphur isotope measurements A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student to be part of a BGS research project with Dr Barbara Palumbo-Roe and Dr Angela Lamb during the summer of 2018. The work will start from the […]

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