Students Staff

Doctoral training centres

EnvEast Doctoral Training Partnership

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Current projects

We currently have nine research students benefitting from EnvEast studentships.

2018-19 entry

2017-18 entry

  • Emese Bartha - Extremophiles in benign environments: insights into the distribution and function of microorganisms
    (Supervisors: Dr Terry McGenity, Dr Boyd McKew, Dr Etienne Low-Decarie)
  • Zara Botterell - The ingestion of microplastics by plankton, and implications for the wider marine ecosystem and human wellbeing – CASE award with Defra
    (Supervisors: Michael Steinke with Penelope Lindeque and Nicola Beaumont at Plymouth Marine Laboratory and Richard Thompson at University of Plymouth)
  • Gareth Thomas - Efficacy and effects of dispersants on the biodegradation of marine oil spills – CASE award with Cefas
    (Supervisors: Dr Boyd McKew and Dr Terry McGenity (Essex) and Jan Brant (Cefas))

2016-17 entry

2015-16 entry

2014-15 entry

In addition to the above staff at Essex are co-supervisors on a number of other projects.