School of Marine Science and Technology

Projects

  • A critical analysis of the inshore commercial fisheries sector in England and its future prospects
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From October 2012 to September 2017
  • Acoustic Mapping of Anguilla's Ecosystem Services
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
    Project Dates: April 2016 - March 2018
  • Acoustic monitoring of the temporal and spatial occurrence of cetaceans off Blyth, Northumberland
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: June 2015 - February 2019
  • Aquaculture Knowledge Exchange Fellowship
    Project Leader(s): Dr Sofia Franco
    Project Dates: September 2016 - August 2019
  • BY-Catch Assessment and Mitigation in Western Indian Ocean Fisheries (BYCAM)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren, Professor Selina Stead, Dr Omar A. Amir (MLF) and Dr Atanasio Brito (IIP).
    Project Dates: December 2014 - November 2017
  • Capturing our Coast: Marine citizen science making a difference (CoCoast)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jane Delany
    Project Dates: July 2015 - October 2018
  • Clean Inland Shipping (CLINSH)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan Murphy
    Project Dates: July 2016 - June 2019
  • Condition monitoring techniques dedicated for wind turbine drive-train and DC-link capacitor
    Project Leader(s): Dr Wenxian Yang, Professor Volker Pickert, Mr Paul Mckeever
    Project Dates: March 2014 - May 2017
  • Correlation Study and Control of Mechanical Vibration and Psycho-Acoustic Parameters in Hard Disk Drive
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Siong Chin
    Project Dates: April 3013 - April 2017
  • Dual reutilisation of waste thermal and cryogenic energy on Liquefied Natural Gas ferries
    Project Leader(s): Dr Dawei Wu
    Project Dates: September 2016 - March 2017
  • EDSARC – Enhanced Design of Search And Rescue Craft
    Project Leader(s): Professor Richard Birmingham, Professor Bob Dow & Dr Simon Benson
    Project Dates: From October 2014 to March 2018
  • Exploration of Extreme Ocean Environments
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan Jamieson
    Project Dates: October 2016 - July 2019
  • GNSS - Wave Glider
    Project Leader(s): Dr Miguel Morales-Maqueda
    Project Dates: July 2015 - March 2017
  • Investigation of zwitterion functional surfaces
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: October 2015 - September 2019
  • Joint Research in Urban Sustainability
    Project Leader(s): Dr Ivan Tam
    Project Dates: May 2016 - March 2017
  • Joint Xiamen-Newcastle Dolphin Acoustic Research Programme
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
  • Living Architecture (LIAR)
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rachel Armstrong (PI), Professor Anil Wipat, Dr Gary Caldwell
    Project Dates: April 2016 - March 2019
  • Multispecies models in fisheries
    Project Leader(s): Nicholas Polunin
    Project Dates: September 2014 - August 2018
  • NAREC Knowledge Transfer Partnership
    Project Leader(s): Dr Wenxian Yang
    Project Dates: May 2014 - May 2017
  • Noise Prediction and Control in offshore Structures
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Chin
    Project Dates: September 2013 - August 2017
  • Noise tolerant design, vibration monitoring and control
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Siong Chin, Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
    Project Dates: April 2013 - April 2017
  • Non-Invasive Fouling Recognition System
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Siong Chin (PI), Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: November 2015 - November 2017
  • Novel barnacle-inspired adhesives for underwater applications.
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: October 2015 - September 2019
  • OSCAR
    Project Leader(s): Dr Miguel Morales-Maqueda
    Project Dates: September 2015 - May 2018
  • Piezophilic adaptation in deep sea amphipods
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan Jamieson
    Project Dates: August 2016 - March 2019
  • RAGNARoCC
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: January 2013 - December 2017
  • SEAFRONT
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: January 2014 - December 2017
  • SeaGas
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
    Project Dates: August 2015 - July 2018
  • Ship Hydrodynamics
    Project Leader(s): Dr Xin Wang
    Project Dates: September 2014 - August 2018
  • Shipping in Changing Climate (SCC)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan J Murphy (PI), Dr Kayvan Pazouki
    Project Dates: November 2013 - May 2017
  • Studies on settlement and metamorphosis of model marine biofouling organisms to inform antifouling strategies
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: July 2013 - September 2017
  • Turtle conservation in Costa Rica
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: October 2012 - September 2017
  • The anti-biofilm effects of volatile disinfectants on bacteria
    Project Leader(s): Professor Grant Burgess
    Project Dates: April 2016 - December 2017
  • Ultimate limit state assessment of steel-plated structures including in-service effects
    Project Leader(s): Dr Arun Dev (PI), Professor Bob Dow, Dr Burak Cerik
    Project Dates: September 2015 - September 2019
  • Wave breaking and its impact loads on offshore structures
    Project Leader(s): Dr Arun Dev
    Project Dates: September 2015 - September 2019
  • Whole vessel energy management
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan J Murphy (PI), Dr Kayvan Pazouki
    Project Dates: December 2016 - December 2019
  • A sustainable fishing plan for the Farne Deeps Nephrops fishery (2011-12)
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: May 2011 - July 2012
  • Advanced hydrodynamics, simulation and operation for improved marine transport efficiency (Theme 9, GLOBAL SECURE)
    Project Leader(s): Professor Longbin Tao
    Project Dates: April 2012 - March 2013
  • Advancing the quantitative basis for sustainable management of inshore crab fisheries: case study for edible crabs in Northumberland
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
    Project Dates: From October 2012 to September 2016
  • Agents' Behaviour: Buying and Selling of Ships
    Project Leader(s): Paul Stott and Prof John Mangan
    Project Dates: 20 May 2013 - 31 August 2016
  • ALERT – Assessment of Life-cycle Effects of Repairs on Tankers
    Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow & Dr Jonathan Downes
    Project Dates: From November 2006 to October 2008
  • AMBIO – Advanced nanostructured surfaces for the control of biofouling
    Project Leader(s): Professor A S Clare
    Project Dates: From March 2005 to February 2010
  • Application of chemical communication principles to sustained mass algal culture
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • Aquaculture of stalked barnacles (Pollicipes pollicipes)
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare, Dr Nick Aldred, Professor Teresa Cruz
    Project Dates: From May 2010
  • Assessment of collection of organisms on intertidal rocky reefs and mudflats for personal and/or commercial use within regional European Marine Sites: Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast, Teesmouth and Cleveland Coast and Flamborough Head.
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
    Project Dates: February 2013 - October 2016
  • Assessment of recreational and commercial collection of organisms on intertidal rocky reefs and mudflats within regional European Marine Sites
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
    Project Dates: January 2013 - December 2014
  • AZIPILOT
    Project Leader(s): Michael Woodward and Melanie Landamore, Newcastle University are coordinator.
    Project Dates: November 2009 - October 2011
  • AUV Docking Hoop Control System
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Siong Chin
    Project Dates: April 2013 - May 2014
  • BaWaPla - Sustainable Ballast Water Management Plant
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
    Project Dates: November 2006 - November 2009
  • Benthic-pelagic coupling in North Sea food webs
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: January 2006 - March 2009
  • Biofilm dispersal by marine Bacilli
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Reindert Nijland
    Project Dates: March 2008 - February 2010
  • Biological adhesives: from biology to biomimetics
    Project Leader(s): Dr Patrick Flammang (University of Môns)
    Project Dates: June 2010 - June 2014
  • Citizen Science: Big Sea Survey
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jane Delany
    Project Dates: April 2010 - September 2013
  • Body-size structuring of coral-reef fish food-webs
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: August 2013 - January 2017
  • Clean North Sea Shipping-Improved Dissemination and Impact (CNSS-IDI)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan J Murphy
    Project Dates: From July 2014 to July 2015
  • CNSS – Clean North Sea Shipping
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Alan J Murphy
    Project Dates: December 2011 - December 2013
  • Coastal Futures and Fragile Habitats: protecting Druridge Bay for the Future
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jane Delany
  • Cullercoats; Past, Present and Futures
    Project Leader(s): Susan Gebbels, Dr Jane Delany
    Project Dates: August 2010 - August 2011
  • DEFRA Sound Waves, Effects of underwater noise on coastal fish and crustaceans behavioural responses in the field.
    Project Leader(s): Professor M J Downie, Professor M Bentley, Dr R Perez-Dominguez, Professor A D Hawkins, Dr J Nedwell
    Project Dates: October 2009 - August 2013
  • Data mining to extract business intelligence from online operational data
    Project Leader(s): Dr Kayvan Pazouki (PI), Dr Rosemary Norman and Dr Shirley Cole
    Project Dates: December 2014 - December 2016
  • Operational evaluation tools for fisheries management options (EFIMAS)
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: April 2004 - March 2008
  • Design of Vessels for Sustainable Fisheries in Indonesia
    Project Leader(s): Professor Richard Birmingham
    Project Dates: October 2012 - September 2015
  • Development of an Advanced Performance Monitoring System
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
    Project Dates: January 2005 - December 2007
  • Development of Methodology for Biological Assessment of Ballast Water Management Systems
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi (PI), Dr Jane Delany
  • Distribution and ecology of dolphins in Menai Bay Conservation Area, Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: January 2013 - January 2014
  • Dispersal of Clinical Biofilms from Titanium and Cobalt Chrome Surfaces Using a Novel Marine Nuclease
    Project Leader(s): Professor Grant Burgess
    Project Dates: December 2014 - November 2016
  • Fish effects of prohibited trawl areas
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: May 2008 - May 2009
  • Freak waves and their impact on deepwater offshore structures
    Project Leader(s): Professor Longbin Tao, Dr Yongchang Pu, Dr Alan Murphy
  • Harvesting microalgae by foam flotation
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • High Performance Lithium-Ion Battery Power System for Long Endurance Deep Water Operation
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Siong Chin, Professor Ehsan Mesbahi, Dr Junbo Jia
    Project Dates: April 2013 - April 2016
  • HISMAR - Hull Identification System for Marine Autonomous Robotics
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Roskilly (PI), Professor Eshan Mesbahi, Dr Rosemary Norman
    Project Dates: September 2005 - August 2008
  • HTA - Hydro-Testing Alliance - An alliance to enhance the maritime testing infrastructure in the EU
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atlar
    Project Dates: September 2006 - August 2011
  • Impacts of coral bleaching on coral reef fish assemblages in the Western Indian Ocean
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: October 2005 - December 2008
  • Impacts of MPA networks in continental shelf ecosystems
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: May 2005 - April 2008
  • Influence of offshore-onshore surfactant gradients on air-sea gas exchange
    Project Leader(s): Dr Klaus Schneider-Zapp
  • Inspiring Seas: Oceans of teaching resources
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jane Delany, Dr Alan Murphy
    Project Dates: October 2007 - December 2008
  • Integrating ecological knowledge and multi-resolution datasets of seabed areas to improve information on benthic habitats for Marine Protected Area planning
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons (PI), Professor Nick Polunin
  • Interdisciplinary methods to build a socio-ecological decision-making tool to inform marine governance and policy
    Project Leader(s): Professor Sue Chilton (PI)
    Project Dates: October 2011 - November 2012
  • Invertebrate Computer Assisted Sperm Analysis for Aquaculture and Environmental Monitoring
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • Is denitrification a nitrous oxide sink?
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jonathan Barnes
    Project Dates: January 2012 - December 2015
  • Lobster abundance and movements in Northumberland
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons (PI), Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: December 2012 - January 2014
  • Laboratory measures of barnacle settlement behavior to facilitate the development of novel polymeric fouling-release coatings
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: July 2013 - December 2016
  • Linking environmental protection and adaptive management in the Niger Delta
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: October 2012 - December 2016
  • Low Carbon Shipping: A Systems Approach
    Project Leader(s): Melanie Landamore and John Mangan
    Project Dates: January 2010 - December 2012
  • Marine Genomics Europe (MGE, Network of Excellence)
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: March 2004 - August 2008
  • Marine mammals and noise – a case study at the National Renewable Energy Centre (NaREC) offshore demonstration site, Blyth, Northumberland
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: From September 2012
  • Marine Protected Area (MPA) governance in Thailand
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From October 2009 to September 2016
  • Method for the assessment of priorities for international species conservation (MAPISCo)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Mark Whittingham [Biology, PI], Professor Selina Stead, Phil McGowan
    Project Dates: October 2011 - April 2013
  • Mitigation of dolphin bycatch in gillnet fisheries in Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: January 2013 - January 2014
  • Marine reserves for the development of a sustainable lagoon fishery in Rodrigues
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: October 2008 - March 2010
  • NSBWO – North Sea Ballast Water Opportunity
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi (PI - Newcastle)
    Project Dates: January 2009 - December 2013
  • Offshore Platform Reference Designs (AC and HVDC) – Wave Tank Motion Tests
    Project Leader(s): Professor Longbin Tao (PI), Professor Martin Downie
  • Object based approaches to identifying and monitoring marine ecosystem services using remotely sensed data for the UK Caribbean Overseas Territories
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons (PI), Professor Nick Polunin
  • Online Performance Monitoring of Ship’s Engine and Emission Prediction
    Project Leader(s): Dr Kayvan Pazouki (PI), Dr Rosemary Norman
    Project Dates: August 2012 - July 2014
  • Optimisation of the anaerobic digestion of seaweed
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • Piracy in the Gulf
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: October 2011 - December 2016
  • Population ecology of humpback whales off Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: June 2010 - December 2012
  • Poverty eradication through Aquaculture
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: January 2009 - December 2012
  • Potting intensity biotope effects within the Berwick and North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons (PI), Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: October 2011 - January 2017
  • Predicting and managing weld induced distortion of thin walled steel structures
    Project Leader(s): Professor George Bruce
    Project Dates: April 2006 - March 2009
  • CHESSO - Chemosynthetically-driven ecosystems south of the Polar Front (2009-12) Natural Environment Research Council
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin (PI), Dr Neil Gray
    Project Dates: April 2008 - March 2013
  • FORCE
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin (PI), Professor Selina Stead, Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
    Project Dates: January 2010 - May 2014
  • Response of marine invertebrates to ocean acidification across multiple generations
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • Research on a few key techniques in wind turbine condition monitoring
    Project Leader(s): Dr Wenxian Yang
    Project Dates: January 2015 - December 2016
  • Responding to fish extirpations in the global marine biodiversity epicentre
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin (PI), Professor Selina Stead, Professor Steven Rushton
    Project Dates: April 2012 - December 2016
  • RISPECT
    Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow (PI), Dr Jonathan Downes
    Project Dates: October 2008 - March 2013
  • SEACOAT
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: March 2010 - February 2014
  • Sea cucumber biology and aquaculture
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: October 2012 - December 2016
  • Seaweed as a source of bioenergy
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • SHIPMATES
    Project Leader(s): Professor George Bruce
    Project Dates: June 2004 - May 2007
  • Shelter and Escape in the Event of a Release of CO2 from CCS Infrastructure
    Project Leader(s): Dr Ben Wetenhall
    Project Dates: September 2014 - January 2017
  • SONIC
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atlar (PI), Dr Ignazio Maria Viola
    Project Dates: October 2012 - October 2015
  • Source variability of water-soluble organic carbon in atmospheric precipitation
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: April 2010 - May 2011
  • STREAMLINE
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atler
    Project Dates: April 2010 - March 2014
  • Structural Performance of Aluminium Naval Vessels
    Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow (PI), Dr Jonathan Downes
    Project Dates: April 2007 - March 2011
  • Structural Performance of Naval Vessels
    Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow (PI), Dr Jonathan Downes
    Project Dates: April 2011 - October 2015
  • Surfactant control of air-sea gas exchange in coastal waters
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: June 2011 - May 2012
  • Sustaining our coastal heritage: the value of local knowledge
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: August 2006 - July 2008
  • Systems biology of fatty acid biosynthesis in marine microorganisms
    Project Leader(s): Professor Grant Burgess
    Project Dates: March 2008 - February 2011
  • TARGETS
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atlar
    Project Dates: December 2010 - December 2013
  • Trace gases in tropical coastal zones
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard
  • MATTRAN
    Project Leader(s): Dr Julia Race (PI), Professor Martin Downie
    Project Dates: October 2009 - July 2013
  • UKIERI - Development of Methodology for Biological Assessment of Ballast Water Management Systems
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi, Dr Jane Delany, Dr A. C. Anil
    Project Dates: February 2008 - July 2011
  • UKCCSC - UK Carbon Capture and Storage Consortium
    Project Leader(s): Professor Martin Downie
    Project Dates: September 2005 - August 2008
  • Understanding and addressing the impacts of threats to marine ecosystems/biodiversity in the UK overseas territories in the Caribbean
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons (PI), Dr Johanna Forster, Dr Steven Newman, Professor Selina Stead, Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: May 2012 - June 2014
  • UKSOLAS: Joint SOLAS Bergen mesocosm experiment
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: April 2008 - April 2009
  • UKSOLAS: The Deep Ocean Gas Exchange Experiment (DOGEE-SOLAS)
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: October 2005 - October 2009
  • UKSOLAS: The role of the bacterioneuston in air-sea gas exchange
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: November 2005 - October 2008
  • What is the surfactant control of air-sea gas exchange across contrasting biogeochemical regimes?
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: March 2013 - April 2016
  • Zanzibar Shark Assessment project, Tanzania
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: September 2012