Swansea University: Biological Sciences

InstitutionSwansea University View institution profile
Department Biosciences View department profile
Web http://www.swansea.ac.uk/science
Email study@swansea.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)1792 295358
Study type Research

Summary

You will undertake an individual biological sciences research project over two years (MPhil) or three years (PhD), supported by our internationally renowned researchers.

The project will be shaped by your participation in research activities such as seminars, workshops, laboratory activity and field work, as well as your involvement in one of our established research groups. We are currently involved with several major research initiatives, including:

- The investment in the Sustainable Expansion of the Applied Coastal and Marine Sectors (SEACAMS) – a project to expand the commercial marine sector in Wales by increasing collaborative research projects between business and universities.

- Algal Biotechnology for Wales Knowledge Transfer Centre – an initiative providing businesses with advice on microalgal biotechnologies and access to industry-focussed research.

- EnAlgae – aiming to reduce CO2 emissions and dependency on unsustainable energy sources in North West Europe.

- Ecojel – managing the opportunities and detrimental impacts of jellyfish in the Irish Sea.

- LRCI Marine, Low Carbon Research Institute – a collaboration of leading academic marine institutions in Wales, undertaking research to underpin the creation of a sustainable marine sector in Wales.

- The WISE programme (Welsh Institutes for Sustainable Environments) – making the impact of their products and processes more environmentally sustainable.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

Science at Swansea University

 

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Why study Biosciences at Swansea University?

  • Ranked 7th in the UK for research excellence*
  • Swansea Biosciences is where the Animal Diary tag was invented
  • State-of-the-art visualisation suite and centre for sustainable aquatic research
  • Internationally-renowned experts include Professor Rory Wilson, Animal Movement Expert and one ...

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