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
  • A sustainable fishing plan for the Farne Deeps Nephrops fishery (2011-12) Marine Management Organisation
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: From May 2011 to July 2012
  • Acoustic monitoring of the temporal and spatial occurrence of cetaceans off Blyth, Northumberland
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
  • Advanced hydrodynamics, simulation and operation for improved marine transport efficiency (Theme 9, GLOBAL SECURE)
    Project Leader(s): Professor Longbin Tao, Dr Michael Woodward, Dr Alan Murphy
  • 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
  • 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): Prof. Tony Clare, Dr. Nick Aldred, Prof. Teresa Cruz
    Project Dates: From May 2010
  • 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: From January 2013 to December 2014
  • AUV Docking Hoop Control System
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Siong Chin
    Project Dates: From April 2013 to May 2014
  • AZIPILOT
    Project Leader(s): Michael Woodward and Melanie Landamore, Newcastle University are coordinator.
    Project Dates: From November 2009 to October 2011
  • BaWaPla - Sustainable Ballast Water Management Plant
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi, Co-investigator, Dr Jane Delany
    Project Dates: From November 2006 to November 2009
  • BBSRC CASE Studentship: Systems biology of fatty acid biosynthesis in marine microorganisms
    Project Leader(s): Professor Grant Burgess
    Project Dates: From March 2008 to February 2011
  • Benthic-pelagic coupling in North Sea food webs
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: From January 2006 to March 2009
  • Biofilm dispersal by marine Bacilli
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Reindert Nijland
    Project Dates: From March 2008
  • Biological adhesives: from biology to biomimetics
    Project Leader(s): Dr Patrick Flammang (University of Môns)
    Project Dates: From June 2010 to June 2014
  • BY-Catch Assessment and Mitigation in Western Indian Ocean Fisheries (BYCAM)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Omar A. Amir (MLF) and Dr Atanasio Brito (IIP). Newcastle University is a Partner in this project
  • Citizen Science: Big Sea Survey
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jane Delany
    Project Dates: From April 2010 to September 2013
  • Clean North Sea Shipping-Improved Dissemination and Impact (CNSS-IDI)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan J Murphy (PI) and Dr Kayvan Pazouki (CoI)
    Project Dates: From July 2014 to July 2015
  • CNSS – Clean North Sea Shipping
    Project Leader(s): Hordaland County Council (Norway) and Newcastle University is a beneficiary to this project.
    Project Dates: From December 2011 to December 2013
  • Coastal Futures and Fragile Habitats: protecting Druridge Bay for the Future
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jane Delany
  • Combined impact of coral bleaching and variable fishing pressure on fish communities
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: From March 2006 to August 2006
  • 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: From March 2014 to February 2017
  • Correlation Study and Control of Mechanical Vibration and Psycho-Acoustic Parameters in Hard Disk Drive
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Siong Chin, Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
    Project Dates: From April 3013 to April 2017
  • CREATE3S - Innovative Concepts realised by advanced design and production to improve total efficiency of new generation Short Sea Shipping
    Project Leader(s): Melanie Landamore
  • Cryptic codes in non-coding DNA: Autoassociative Neural Networks and multidimensional Self Organising Maps (SOM) mediated prediction of positional significance of cis-elements in co-regulated expression systems
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
  • Cullercoats; Past, Present and Futures
    Project Leader(s): Susan Gebbels, Dr Jane Delany
  • Data mining to extract business intelligence from online operational data
    Project Leader(s): Dr Kayvan Pazouki (PI) and Dr Rosemary Norman and Dr Shirley Cole
    Project Dates: From December 2014 to December 2016
  • DEFRA Sound Waves, Effects of underwater noise on coastal fish and crustaceans behavioural responses in the field.
    Project Leader(s): Prof M J Downie, Prof M Bentley, Dr R Perez-Dominguez, Prof A D Hawkins, Dr J Nedwell
    Project Dates: From October 2009 to August 2013
  • Design of Vessels for Sustainable Fisheries in Indonesia
    Project Leader(s): rofessor Richard Birmingham
    Project Dates: From October 2012 to September 2015
  • Development of an Advanced Performance Monitoring System
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
    Project Dates: From January 2005 to December 2007
  • Development of Methodology for Biological Assessment of Ballast Water Management Systems
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi, Co-investigator, Dr Jane Delany
  • DISPRO - Design to Increase Structural PROtection
    Project Leader(s): Dr Peter Wright
  • Distribution and ecology of dolphins in Menai Bay Conservation Area, Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren, Stina Nyström
    Project Dates: From January 2013 to January 2014
  • ECOBOAT - A two stage project for the Anglian Boatbuilders Association
    Project Leader(s): Melanie Landamore
  • EcoDock - Environmentally friendly coatings for ship building and ships in operation
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Brigitte Behrends
    Project Dates: From February 2004 to January 2007
  • 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
  • FASTPOD - Fast Ship Applications for Pod Drives
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atlar
    Project Dates: From October 2002 to September 2005
  • Fish effects of prohibited trawl areas
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: From May 2008 to 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: From April 2013 to April 2016
  • HISMAR - Hull Identification System for Marine Autonomous Robotics
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Roskilly
    Project Dates: From September 2005 to August 2008
  • Holistic Assessment of Ship’s Sustainability
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
  • HTA - Hydro-Testing Alliance - An alliance to enhance the maritime testing infrastructure in the EU
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atlar
    Project Dates: From September 2006 to August 2011
  • Impacts of coral bleaching on coral reef fish assemblages in the Western Indian Ocean
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: From October 2005 to December 2008
  • Impacts of MPA networks in continental shelf ecosystems
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
  • Influence of offshore-onshore surfactant gradients on air-sea gas exchange 2012
    Project Leader(s): Dr Klaus Schneider-Zapp
  • Inspiring Seas: Oceans of teaching resources
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jane Delany, Dr Alan Murphy
    Project Dates: From October 2007 to 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
  • Interdisciplinary methods to build a socio-ecological decision-making tool to inform marine governance and policy
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Sue Chilton [Business-Economics, PI], Professor Selina Stead (interdisciplinary science/policy)
    Project Dates: From October 2011 to November 2012
  • Invertebrate Computer Assisted Sperm Analysis for Aquaculture and Environmental Monitoring
    Project Leader(s): Dr G S Caldwell
  • Is denitrification a nitrous oxide sink
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jonathan Barnes
    Project Dates: From January 2012 to December 2015
  • Joint Xiamen-Newcastle Dolphin Acoustic Research Programme
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren (Newcastle University and Professor Yu Zhang (Xiamen University, China)
  • Laboratory measures of barnacle settlement behavior to facilitate the development of novel polymeric fouling-release coatings
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
  • Linking environmental protection and adaptive management in the Niger Delta
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From October 2012 to September 2015
  • Lobster abundance and movements in Northumberland
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
    Project Dates: From December 2012 to January 2014
  • Low Carbon Shipping: A Systems Approach
    Project Leader(s): Melanie Landamore and John Mangan
    Project Dates: From January 2010 to December 2012
  • Marine Genomics Europe (MGE, Network of Excellence)
    Project Leader(s): Professor A S Clare
  • 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 2014
  • Marine reserves for the development of a sustainable lagoon fishery in Rodrigues
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From October 2008 to March 2010
  • MARSTRUCT - Network of Excellence on Marine Structures
    Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow & Dr Jonathan Downes
    Project Dates: From February 2004 to January 2007
  • MARTOB - On Board Treatment of Ballast Water and Application of Low-sulphur Marine Fuel
    Project Leader(s): Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
    Project Dates: From April 2001 to June 2004
  • MEPEMS - Marine Electrical Power and Engine Management System
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Roskilly
  • Method for the assessment of priorities for international species conservation (MAPISCo)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Mark Whittingham [Biology, PI], Professor Selina Stead (science/policy)
    Project Dates: From October 2011 to April 2013
  • Mitigation of dolphin bycatch in gillnet fisheries in Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: From January 2013 to January 2014
  • NICOP – Reliability-based Performance Assessment of Damaged Ships
    Project Leader(s): Dr Yongchang Pu
  • Nitrification, denitrification and nitrous oxide in Indian mangrove ecosystems
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Rob Upstill-Goddard, Dr Guenther Uher
    Project Dates: From January 2002 to December 2995
  • Noise Tolerant Design, Vibration Monitoring & Control
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cheng Siong Chin, Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
    Project Dates: From April 2013 to April 2017
  • NSBWO – North Sea Ballast Water Opportunity
    Project Leader(s): Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) Newcastle University is a beneficiary to this project. PI is Prof. Ehsan Mesbahi
    Project Dates: From January 2009 to December 2013
  • 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
  • Offshore Platform Reference Designs (AC and HVDC) – Wave Tank Motion Tests
    Project Leader(s): Professor Longbin Tao, Professor Martin Downie
  • Online Performance Monitoring of Ship’s Engine and Emission Prediction
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Kayvan Pazouki (PI: Lead Academic)
    Project Dates: From August 2012 to July 2013
  • Operational evaluation tools for fisheries management options (EFIMAS)
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From April 2004 to March 2008
  • Optimisation of the anaerobic digestion of seaweed
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • OPTIPOD - Optimal Design and Implementation of Azimuthing Pods for the Safe and Efficient Propulsion of Ships
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atlar
  • Origins, transformations and biological uptake of organic nitrogen in river-sea systems
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Rob Upstill-Goddard, Dr Guenther Uher
    Project Dates: From January 2001 to December 2004
  • Piracy in the Gulf
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From October 2011 to September 2014
  • POP & C - Pollution Prevention and Control
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jonathan Downes
    Project Dates: From January 2004 to December 2006
  • Population ecology of humpback whales off Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: From July 2010 to December 2013
  • Potting intensity biotope effects within the Berwick and North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Fitzsimmons
    Project Dates: From October 2011
  • Poverty eradication through Aquaculture
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From January 2009 to December 2012
  • Predicting and managing weld induced distortion of thin walled steel structures
    Project Leader(s):
    Project Dates: From April 2006 to March 2009
  • Project: CHESSO - Chemosynthetically-driven ecosystems south of the Polar Front (2009-12) Natural Environment Research Council
    Project Leader(s): Professor Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: From April 2008 to March 2013
  • Project: Future of reefs in a changing environment: an ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change (FORCE)
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Nick Polunin (Ecology), Prof. Selina Stead (Social Science), Dr Clare Fitzsimmons (Integration)
    Project Dates: From January 2010
  • RAGNARoCC: Radiatively active gases from the North Atlantic Region and Climate Change
    Project Leader(s): Prof. R.C. Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: From January 2013 to December 2017
  • Responding to fish extirpations in the global marine biodiversity epicentre
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Nick Polunin
    Project Dates: From April 2012 to March 2016
  • Response of marine invertebrates to ocean acidification across multiple generations
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • RISPECT - Risk-Based Expert System for Through – Life Ship Structural Inspection and Maintenance and New-Build Ship Structural Design
    Project Leader(s): Dr Jonathan Downes & Professor Bob Dow
    Project Dates: From October 2008 to March 2013
  • S@S - Safety at Speed
    Project Leader(s): Professor Richard Birmingham
    Project Dates: From July 2001 to June 2004
  • SAILS – A numerical and experimental investigation of the aerodynamics of modern yacht sails
    Project Leader(s): Dr Ignazio Maria VIOLA, Lecturer in Naval Architecture
  • Sea cucumber biology and aquaculture
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From October 2012 to September 2015
  • SEACOAT
    Project Leader(s): Professor Tony Clare
    Project Dates: From March 2010 to February 2014
  • Seaweed as a source of bioenergy
    Project Leader(s): Dr Gary Caldwell
  • SHIPMATES
    Project Leader(s): Professor George Bruce
    Project Dates: From June 2004 to May 2007
  • Shipping in Changing Climate (SCC)
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan J Murphy (PI) and Dr Kayvan Pazouki (CoI)
    Project Dates: From November 2013 to May 2017
  • SOLAS
    Project Leader(s): Professor RC Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: From October 2005 to September 2008
  • SONIC – Suppression Of underwater Noise Induced by Cavitation
    Project Leader(s): Prof Mehmet Atlar & Dr Ignazio Maria Viola
    Project Dates: From October 2012 to October 2015
  • STREAMLINE – STrategic REsearch for innovAtive Marine propuLsIoN concEpts
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atler
    Project Dates: From April 2010 to March 2014
  • Structural Performance of Aluminium Naval Vessels
    Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow & Dr Jonathan Downes
    Project Dates: From April 2007 to March 2011
  • Structural Performance of Naval Vessels
    Project Leader(s): Professor Bob Dow & Dr Jonathan Downes
    Project Dates: From April 2011 to October 2015
  • Surfactant control of air-sea gas exchange in coastal waters
    Project Leader(s): Professor R Upstill-Goddard
    Project Dates: From June 2011 to May 2012
  • Sustaining our coastal heritage: the value of local knowledge
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From August 2006 to July 2008
  • TACTICS – Development of a Computer Program to Support Decision Making of Yacht Races
    Project Leader(s): Dr Ignazio Maria VIOLA, Lecturer in Naval Architecture
  • TARGETS - Targeted Advanced Research for Global Efficiency of Transportation Shipping
    Project Leader(s): Professor Mehmet Atlar, Professor of Ship Hydrodynamics
    Project Dates: From December 2010 to December 2013
  • The Atlantic Meridional Transect programme: sub-projects nitrous oxide cycling & coloured dissolved organic matter photochemistry
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Rob Upstill-Goddard, Dr Guenther Uher
    Project Dates: From January 2001 to December 2006
  • The contribution of atmospheric methane from coastal marine sources
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Rob Upstill-Goddard, Dr Guenther Uher
    Project Dates: From January 2002 to December 2005
  • The impact of dissolved organic matter photochemistry on the marine nitrogen cycle
    Project Leader(s): Prof. Rob Upstill-Goddard, Dr Guenther Uher
    Project Dates: From January 1999 to December 2002
  • THE MATTRAN PROJECT
    Project Leader(s): Dr Julia Race
  • Turtle conservation in Costa Rica
    Project Leader(s): Professor Selina Stead
    Project Dates: From October 2012 to September 2017
  • UKCCSC - UK Carbon Capture and Storage Consortium
    Project Leader(s): Professor M Downie
    Project Dates: From September 2005 to August 2008
  • 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: From February 2008 to July 2011
  • 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
    Project Dates: From May 2012 to June 2014
  • What is the surfactant control of air-sea gas exchange across contrasting biogeochemical regimes?
    Project Leader(s): Professor Rob Goddard
  • Whole vessel energy management
    Project Leader(s): Dr Alan J Murphy (PI) and Dr Kayvan Pazouki (CoI)
    Project Dates: From December 2016 to December 2019
  • Zanzibar Shark Assessment project, Tanzania
    Project Leader(s): Dr Per Berggren
    Project Dates: From September 2012
  • Agents' Behaviour: Buying and Selling of Ships
    Project Leader(s): Paul Stott and Professor John Mangan
    Project Dates: 20/05/2013 - 31/08/2016