Category Archives: Cornwall

Living with Environmental Change 2016/2017

I am reaching the end of the semester teaching the module ‘Living with Environmental Change’ together with Professor Lora Fleming. (I have written four blog posts I, II, III and IV last year about the first time we ran this … Continue reading

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The Transition from Class Room to a Year of Research

A guest post my BSc student Michael Tadesse who joined us last year for a lab project: In the academic year 2015-2016, I undertook a Professional Training Year (PTY) at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH) in … Continue reading

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Self-funded PhD positions available

Advertised on the site FindAPhD: an advert describing opportunities to work with Will Gaze or myself at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health. Just to make it abundantly clear: this is and advertisement for a SELF-FUNDED PhD position, … Continue reading

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Introducing BSc student Abigail Colclough

Bachelors student Abigail (Abi) Colclough started her year long placement in the lab in July: high time for an introduction! She has written a first blog post here and will write more on her project on a blog she has … Continue reading

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New science minister announces ‘war cabinet’ to tackle antimicrobial resistance on all fronts

*after much haranguing, finally another post from Will Gaze!* Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a hot topic at the moment and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) recently issued a press release giving details of a cross-research council initiative to tackle … Continue reading

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two visitors

Last week, we had the pleasure to have Gabriel Perron (University of Ottawa) and Pål Jarle Johnsen (University of Tromsø) over for a visit. They both gave super seminar talks and took their time to interact with lab members. We also … Continue reading

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OpenROV

I have had the pleasure to be involved with a small internal grant application that has now been rewarded, enabling the purchasing of an underwater robot! This particular Remotely Operated underwater Vehicle (ROV) is the ‘maker‘ community kickstarter project OpenROV. … Continue reading

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