Currently available NEXUSS CDT PhD projects
NexUSS projects open for applications (2018 entry)
BENNETT_UENV18NEX - Rock and Roll: Passive and automated sensing of fluvial sediment and wood transport
Rock and Roll: Passive and automated sensing of fluvial...
HALL_UENV18NEX - Novel current meters on ocean gliders: using electromagnetic induction to measure flow and subsurface glider motion
Novel current meters on ocean gliders: using...
HEYWOOD_UENV18NEX - Sending AutoNaut into sea ice regions: challenges and opportunities for polar science
Sending AutoNaut into sea ice regions: challenges and...
JOHNSON_UENV18NEX - Smart and rugged – developing a unique geophysical monitoring station for extreme environments that identifies important data
Smart and rugged – developing a unique geophysical...
Observing the ocean surface layers with autonomous...
PALMER_UNOC18NEX - Turbulent breath: Observing the interplay of upper ocean fine structure and oxygen variability with autonomous ocean gliders
Turbulent breath: Observing the interplay of upper ocean...
Previously advertised NEXUSS PhD projects
Listed below are projects previously advertised for funding within the NEXUSS CDT.
Applications for these projects are no longer open and they are provided for information only:
Ship-seq: Nanopore sequencing of polar microbes on board icebreakers (MOCK_UENV17NEX)
Marine Mammal Detection from Autonomous Surface Vehicles (CASE award with Gardline Marine Sciences) (MILNER_UCMP17NEX)
Optimising ocean gliders for near-surface measurements (MATTHEWS_UENV17NEX)
Automated Underwater Imagery Analysis (CASE award with Gardline Geosurvey Ltd) (FINLAYSON_UCMP17NEX)
GPU-Accelerated 3D Visualisation and Analysis of Migratory Behaviour of Long Lived Birds (LAYCOCK_UCMP17NEX)
A coupled CFD and observational approach to improve measurements of ocean turbulence from gliders (PALMER_UENV16NEX)
Autonomous carbon system observations from gliders (AutoCarb) (KAISER_UENV16NEX)
Optimising ocean glider sampling of internal waves and eddies (HALL_UENV16NEX)
The environmental determinants of dispersal and migratory behaviour of long lived birds (FRANCO_UENV17NEX)
Plug and play monitoring – developing novel solutions for marine observations with divers as citizen scientists (KAISER_UENV17NEX)
Mapping ocean mixing using autonomous gliders: Indian Ocean and Antarctic shelf seas (HALL_UENV17NEX)
Automated UAV and satellite image analysis for wildlife monitoring (MACKIEWICZ_UCMP17NEX)
Shear Madness: New Ways to measure Ocean Currents from a Glider (HEYWOOD_UENV17NEX)