The MBA has a number of PhD studentship opportunities available for researchers interested in marine environmental science. The studentships are funded by the National Environmental Research Council (NERC) through Doctoral Training Partnerships involving a range of university and academic partners.
- Physiologically based shifts in species distributions under global climate change. Nova Mieszkowska (MBA) & Marc Rius (University of Southampton)
- Measuring the microenvironment around calcifying foraminifera to give clues into the past record of ocean carbonate chemistry. Glen Wheeler, Colin Brownlee (MBA) & Gavin Foster (University of Southampton)
- Fungi-Invertebrate interaction in estuarine and marine sediments. Michael Cunliffe (MBA), Martin Solan (Southampton University)
- Fungal parasites of marine diatoms – the biology and ecology of marine chytrids. Michael Cunliffe, Glen Wheeler (both MBA) & Thomas Mock (UEA)