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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

Science and Engineering of the Natural Environment Event

Identifying the Wider Community
14:00 - 18:00
17 April 2013
National Oceanography Centre Southampton Please note: Parking at NOCS is extremely limited - when travelling to NOCS it is advisable to take the Unilink buses U1C or U6C to Dock Gate 4. Alternative pay and display parking is available at Town Quay or Ocean Village which is a 15 minute walk from the centre.

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Event details

Do you want to supervise funded PhD students researching the Natural Environment?

An afternoon to engage the wider Southampton community of researchers furthering our understanding of the Natural Environment and its application to Society, Policy, and Business.

  • Plans for a Southampton-led NERC Doctoral Training Partnership
  • Multi-Disciplinary Science and the Natural Environment
  • Transferring skills from mathematics, physical and biological sciences and engineering to Environmental research
  • Posters
  • Networking
  • Drinks reception  

Please e-mail to register your interest in this event

Event Schedule

2.00pm - 4.00pm Talks  (Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre 104/20)

SPITFIRE: The Southampton-led NERC Doctoral Training Program - Damon Teagle

A perfect storm: A challenge of complexity - James Dyke

Observating the oceans: monitoring  - Elaine McDonough

Coastal Challenges in the 21st Century - Shari Gallop

Bio-inspired Marine Propulsion, Sensing  and Energy Generation- Gabe Weymouth

Analogue and numerical modelling of the Natural Environment - Tom Gernon

Missions from MARS: Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems and their current and future science applications - Russell Wynn

3D-printing for UAV applications - Jim Scanlan

Microfluidic isothermal nucleic acid amplification for biological environmental monitoring - Nefeli Tsagolou

Measurement and monitoring of gas fluxes within, at, and above the seabed - Jon Bull

High Resolution Bayesian Space-Time Modelling for Environmental Data - Sujit Sahu

Understanding modern social-ecological systems through sediment records - John Dearing

Bioenergy, Bioengineering and Big Data - Gail Taylor

Medicine and the Natural Environment - Jorg Wiedenmann

Putting ecology into macroevolution: perspectives across Biological and Earth Sciences - Tom Ezard

Smart-phone based Biodiversity Monitoring - Davide Zilli


4.00pm - 6.00pm Drinks Reception and Poster Session (Seminar room 104/13. Level 4 Exhibition Areas and NOCS Caféteria)
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