Anthropocene

Our Anthropocene Projects available below.  Please click on the project number to read the project outline.

Please contact the relevant supervisor to discuss the project and how to apply.

 

OP19_04  - Understanding the role of clay mineral redox reactions for metal contaminant fate

Dr Anke Neumann, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_05  - Monitoring and mitigating the impact of recreational activities in temperate Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Dr Clare Fitzsimmons, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_06 - How are large permafrost rock faces responding to climate change?

Dr Matt Westoby, Department of Geography & Environmental Sciences, Northumbria University

 

OP19_07  - Understanding the impact of aerosol generated at the sea surface microlayer on the atmosphere

Dr Antonia Carruthers, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_09  - Robust protection of water resources in a changing climate

Dr David Werner, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_45 - Reutilisation of bioenergy waste residue in developing low-cost pollution filters 

Dr Abhishek Tiwary, Mechanical and Construction Engineering, Northumbria University

 

OP19_43  Organic Carbon Sequestration on the Arctic Seafloor along a Changing Sea-Ice Gradient

Dr Geoffrey Abbott, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_13  - Novel materials for (crowd) sensing geological processes

Dr Toby Hallam, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_14  - Synthetic Terraformation: engineering biology to counterbalance ecosystems decline

Dr Angel Goñi-Moreno, School of Computing, Newcastle University

 

OP19_15  Quantifying rates and causes of increasing global antibiotic resistance spread using High Arctic soils, microbial genetics and geochemistry

Professor David W Graham, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_53 - Picking climate change winners for assisted gene flow interventions on coral reefs  

Dr James R. Guest, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_51  - North Tyne Crayfish Investigation.

Dr Claire Walsh, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_37  - Landslide hazard in response to changing climate forcing

Dr Stuart Dunning, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University

 

OP19_33  - Weather Generator for Future Climates

Professor Chris Kilsby, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_19  - Climate planning and implementations of infrastructures-CLIPI

Dr Oliver Heidrich, School of Engineering, Newcastle University 

 

OP19_18  Modelling effects of climate change on photosynthetic enzymes to find solutions for future food and environmental security

Dr Maxim Kapralov, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_29 - Predicting return on investment of biodiversity conservation measures

Philip McGowan, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_28 - The rocky road to recovery – The role of microbialites in coral reef recovery after abrupt environmental change

Dr Cees van der Land, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_23 Comparing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functions of Restored and Natural Mangrove Forests in Indonesia using Palynology and plant DNA metabarcoding

Professor Ulrich Salzmann, Department of Geography & Environmental Sciences, Northumbria University

 

OP19_25 - Designing Electric vehicle Commuter travel ENvironments for fuTure LifestYles (DECENTLY)

Dr Dilum Dissanayake, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_16  The role of microorganisms in the cycling of climate active gases

Professor David A. Pearce, Applied Sciences, Northumbria University

 

OP19_20 Cross-fertilizing materials science with geology to study microscopic mechanisms of the rock cycle

Dr Hemantha Yeddu, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_17  Catchment Systems Restoration: how to build and model leaky barriers

Dr Caspar Hewett, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_58 Developing cost-effective remote sensing methods for habitat monitoring of Zostera sp. in Lindisfarne, Northumberland

Dr Clare Fitzsimmons, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_57 A Volume and Mass Conserving Ocean Model for Climate Studies

Dr Miguel Angel Morales Maqueda, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

 

OP19_54 Monitoring, forecasting and remediating sediment in estuary zones

Dr Claire Walsh, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_21 Evaluating Catchment Scale Natural Flood Management Projects in the UK

Dr Paul Quinn, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_22  Working with natural processes to reduce floods, sediment and phosphorus losses from farmed landscapes

Dr Matt Perks, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

 

OP19_49  - Controls on the hydro-geomorphological impact of the 2017 El Niño Costero floods, northern Peru.

Professor Andy Russell, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University