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Luke’s coast-to-coast field trip

Luke Holman is currently in South Africa on an exchange program with the South African Environmental Observation Network and Nelson Mandela University. He is supervised in country by Dr. Shirley Parker-Nance, a benthic ecologist and taxonomist with an in-depth...

Jamie’s South Africa research trip

Jamie Hudson is currently conducting field and lab work for his PhD in South Africa at Rhodes University. By performing laboratory crosses on two species of ascidian, Pyura herdmani and Pyura stolonifera, Jamie is assessing the extent to which hybridisation and...

Congrats! P1 Marine Foundation Student Award

Congrats! P1 Marine Foundation Student Award

On the 21st of March Luke Holman presented on his PhD work at the P1 Marine Foundation Student Awards hosted at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London. Luke was awarded runner-up in the prestigious national competition and presented alongside four other prize...

Welcome Luke

Luke Holman started his PhD in January. Luke’s project focuses on marine environmental DNA and biological invasions. Luke is based at the NOCS, but his supervisory team includes researchers at Bangor University (read more). All the best!  

Welcome Jamie and Ella

Welcome Jamie and Ella

Jamie Hudson and Ella McKnight started their PhDs in October. Jamie is based at the NOCS and Ella at the MBA, all the best!