current projects

Current projects

Newcastle University projects can be submitted for inclusion on the marineNewcastle website here.


Indicative Projects (A-Z)

Aquaculture of Stalked Barnables (Pollicipes pollicipes)
Project Leader: Professor Tony Clare

AMOprox - Quantifying aerobic methane oxidation in the ocean: Calibration and palaeo application of a novel proxy
Project Leader: Dr Helen Talbot

Biological Adhesives: from Biology to Biomimetics
Project Leader: Professor Tony Clare

CHESSO - Chemosynthetically-Driven Ecosystems South of the Polar Front
Project Leader: Professor Nick Polunin

Coastal Futures and Fragile Habitats: protecting Druridge Bay for the Future
Project Leader: Dr Jane Delany

CNSS - Clean North Sea Shipping
Project Leader: Dr Alan Murphy

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: Professor Ehsan Mesbahi

Development of Methodology for Biological Assessment of Ballast Water Systems
Project Leader: Professor Ehsan Mesbahi

Development of acoustically controlled underwater vehicle
Project Leader: Mr Jeff Neasham

DISPRO - Design to Increase Structural Protection
Project Leader: Dr Peter Wright

FORCE - Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment
Project Leader: Professor Nicholas Polunin

From Newcastle to New Nation: Japan, the World and a Ship, 1884-1910
Project Leader: Dr Martin Dusinberre

Harvesting Microalgae by Foam Flotation
Project Leader: Dr Gary Caldwell

HEMOW - Health Monitoring of Offshore Wind Farms
Project Leader: Professor Guiyun Tian

Holistic Assessment of Ship's Sustainability
Project Leader: Professor Ehsan Mesbahi

iCASA - Invertebrate Computer Assisted Sperm Analysis for Aquaculture and Environmental Monitoring
Project Leader: Dr Gary Caldwell

Interreg IVB - North Sea Ballast Water Opportunity
Project Leader: Professor Ehsan Mesbahi

Investigating the mechanisms of synchrony in coupled neural oscillators of the pyloric CPG
Project Leader: Dr Peter Andras

Is Denitrification a Nitrous Oxide Sink
Project Leader: Dr Jonathan Barnes

Laboratory Measures of Barnacle Settlement Behaviour to Facilitate the Polymeric Fouling-Release Coatings
Project Leader: Professor Tony Clare

Low Carbon Shipping - A Systems Approach
Project Leader: Professor John Mangan

NEMO - Nature in Engineering for Monitoring the Oceans
Project Leader: Dr Alan Murphy

NSBWO - North Sea Ballast Water Opportunity
Project Leader: Professor Ehsan Mesbahi

Optimisation of the Anaerobic Digestion of Seaweed
Project Leader: Dr Gary Caldwell

Re-evaluation of the Emergence of Reef Coral Diseases Based on the Importance of Ciliate Infections
Project Leader: Professor John Bythell

Responding to Fish Extirpations in the Glodal Marine Biodiversity Epicentre
Project Leader: Professor Nick Polunin

Response of Marine Invertebrates to Ocean Acidification Across Multiple Generations
Project Leader: Dr Gary Caldwell

SAILS – A numerical and experimental investigation of the aerodynamics of modern yacht sails
Project Leader: Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

SEACOAT
Project Leader: Professor Tony Clare

Seaweed as a source of bioenergy
Project Leader: Dr Gary Caldwell

Social Objectives and Impacts of UK Fisheries Policy
Project Leader: Mr Jeremy Phillipson

Soundwaves - Effects of underwater noise on coastal fish and crustaceans: behavioural responses in the field
Project Leader: Professor Martin Downie

Sustaining Our Coastal Heritage: The Value of Local Knowledge
Project Leaders: Professor Selina Stead

TACTICS - Development of a Computer Program to Support Decision Making of Yatch Races
Project Leader: Dr Iganzio Maria Viola

TanSeaCuc - Poverty eradication through community-led aquaculture
Project Leader: Professor Selina Stead

Understanding and Addressing the Impacts of Threats to Marine Ecosystems/Biodiversity in the UK Overseas Territories in the Caribbean
Project Leader: Dr Clare Fitzsimmons

What is the Surfactant Control of Air-Sea Gas Exchange Across Contrasting Biogeochemical Regimes?
Project Leader: Professor Rob Upstill-Goddard