REP projects


Previous Projects

Next generation computing framework for geophysical imaging of the Earth’s subsurface at Lancaster Environment Centre

Paid summer research placement opportunity Are you looking to transfer your knowledge of emerging computational methods to tackling Earth science problems? A funded opportunity is available for an und… May 5, 2020Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REPs Read More

Evolutionary ecology and conservation biology in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham

Paid summer research placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, computing or physics ( please subject to eli… May 4, 2020Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REPs Read More

Applying physical science expertise to the development of a solar park carbon calculator to inform policy and practice at Lancaster Environment Centre

Paid summer research placement opportunity Supervisors Dr Fabio Carvalho (f.carvalho@lancaster.ac.uk) Dr Alona Armstrong (a.armstrong@lancaster.ac.uk) Description Are you interested in climate change … May 1, 2020Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REP Read More

Undergraduate research experience placement in Past Climate Change in the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham.

Paid summer research placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of University of Nottingham/British Geological … April 12, 2018Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REP Read More

Undergraduate research experience placement on the impact of ozone pollution on the growth and yield of tropical crops at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Bangor)

Paid summer placement opportunity A funded opportunity is available for an undergraduate student (subject to eligibility, see below) to be part of CEH research during the summer 2018. The opportunity … April 12, 2018Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REP Read More

Undergraduate research experience placement in environmental geochemistry at the British Geological Survey

Paid summer placement opportunity – Characterising sulphur pools in a river catchment: evidence from hydrochemistry and sulphur isotope measurements A funded opportunity is available for an unde… April 11, 2018Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REP Read More

Lancaster University – Conserving mountain species in the face of climate change: the Mountain Ringlet butterfly in Cumbria – Rosa Menendez

Project Objectives The main objectives of this project were: To model the distribution of the mountain ringlet butterfly (Erebia epiphron) in the Lake District using existing distribution records and … June 19, 2017Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REP Read More

Bangor University – Wave-tide interaction and simulating extreme storm wave events – Matt Lewis

Project Objectives High resolution (2 Hz sampling frequency) wave observations were available from an oil platform in the North Sea when a fetch limited extreme wave event occurred between the 14 and … June 19, 2017Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REP Read More

University of Nottingham – Trophic engineering: the adaptive landscape of mechanical function in four-bar linkage systems of fish jaws – Dr Andrew MacColl

Project Objectives Complex functional systems of living organisms can sometimes be well modelled from an engineering perspective. The ‘trophic’ (feeding) traits of fish provide a good example. The… June 19, 2017Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REP Read More

Undergraduate research experience placement in Social Tree UpRooting DirectorY (STURDY) in Lancaster Environment Centre

Paid summer placement opportunity The aim of this project is to compile a database of tree failures across the UK from various forms of social media.  This database will then be used to validate pred… June 19, 2017Nicola O'Byrne Past REP projects REP Read More

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