Past REP projects

University of Nottingham – Trophic engineering: the adaptive landscape of mechanical function in four-bar linkage systems of fish jaws – Dr Andrew MacColl

Project Objectives Complex functional systems of living organisms can sometimes be well modelled from an engineering perspective. The ‘trophic’ (feeding) traits of fish provide a good example. They have been modelled as interacting systems of simple and four-bar linkage levers. In engineering design it is clear that there can be many-to-one mapping of form to […]

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Undergraduate research experience placement in tropical ecology in the School of Biological Sciences at Bangor University

Paid summer research placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of Bangor University research project with Dr Alison Cameron during the summer of 2017. The work will start on the 26th June and run through to the start of September (8 to 10 […]

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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 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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