2017 Studentships

2017 MASTS Studentships

The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland in conjunction with Scottish Natural Heritage, EMEC and Marine Science Scotland, have awarded funding for seven Ph.D. studentships that will start in October 2017. Click on title for the advert.

  • Environmental Monitoring Tools, Techniques and Methods of Analysis for a Sustainable Ocean Energy Industry [MOTOR – Monitoring Tools for Offshore Renewables]. Based at Aberdeen University and co-sponsored by EMEC.
  • Changes in marine mammal habitat use relative to fish-farm seal-scarer noise off western Scotland. Based at SAMS and co-sponsored by SNH .
  • Scotland’s Pockmarks: understanding the link between gas-escape features and buried carbon in fjordic systems. Based at Stirling University and co-sponsored by SNH. Application deadline 9/6/17.
  • Developing an evidence base and methodology for the assessment of fish and shellfish stocks using Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) data. Based at Aberdeen University and co-sponsored by MSS. Application deadline 9/6/17.
  • Developing and testing novel methods for monitoring deep-water marine protected areas in Scotland. Based at Heriot Watt University/Edinburgh University and co-sponsored by MSS.
  • Developing a length-based stock assessment methodology for Firth of Clyde finfish and scallops. Based at Strathclyde University and co-sponsored by MASTS.
  • Effects of Combined Aquatic Noise and Chemical Pollution on Early Stage Marine Invertebrates in Different Temperature Contexts. Based at Edinburgh Napier University and co-sponsored by MASTS.