PhD Exemplar Projects

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1st Supervisor Inst. Project Title Theme 2nd Supervisor Inst.
Thompson, Chris UCL How do greenbeard kin recognition signals evolve? Evolution & Adaptation Murrell, David UCL
Tucker, Allan Brunel AutoID: Combining XyloTron and DART-TOFMS data for improved illegal timber identification Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation Buggs, Richard QMUL
Turvey, Samuel IOZ Understanding population dynamics of threatened Caribbean mammals across space and time Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation Thomas, Mark UCL
Turvey, Samuel IOZ Giant rats in a changing world Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation Papworth, Sarah RHUL
Turvey, Samuel IOZ Asian wild bovids in a social-ecological landscape: understanding human dimensions of tamaraw conservation in Mindoro Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation Woodhouse, Emily UCL
Twitchett, Richard NHM Giants and dwarfs: body size, climate and extinction Evolution & Adaptation Wade, Bridget UCL
Underwood, Charlie BBK Ecological niche filling by Mesozoic sharks and rays Past Life & Environments Twitchett, Richard NHM
Upchurch, Paul UCL The Evolutionary and biogeographic impact of the break up of Gondwana during the Cretaceous and Cenozoic Past Life & Environments Day, Julia UCL
Versace, Elisabetta QMUL Bees and the Morse code Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation Wurm, Yannick QMUL
Verscharen, Daniel UCL The energetics and impact of plasma instabilities in the near-Earth geospace environment Environmental Physics & Mathematical Modelling Chen, Christopher QMUL
Vocadlo, Lidunka UCL The structure, dynamics and composition of the Earth’s core Solid Earth Dynamics Wood, Ian UCL
Vocadlo, Lidunka UCL The viscosity of the Earth’s inner core Solid Earth Dynamics Brodholt, John UCL
Vočadlo, Lidunka UCL Understanding the Earth’s cores: benchmarking the ELASTIC toolkit for core-forming materials Solid Earth Dynamics Brodholt, John UCL
Vogler, Alfried NHM The meconium as a unique source of eDNA for determining the diet of social wasps Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation Sumner, Seirian UCL
Wang, Jinliang IOZ What’s happened to our social wasps and why? A genomic study of the UK common yellow jacket wasps Evolution & Adaptation Sumner, Seirian UCL
Wilkinson, Jamie NHM Detrital mineral records of magmatism and fertility in porphyry copper districts Earth, Atmosphere & Ocean Processes Vermeesch, Pieter UCL
Wilson, David UCL Testing Earth’s thermostat with novel isotope tracers Earth, Atmosphere & Ocean Processes Little, Susan UCL
Wurm, Yannick QMUL Big data evolutionary genomics of social insects. Evolution & Adaptation Rossiter, Stephen QMUL
Yesson, Chris IOZ Settle down! Evaluating UK native oyster restoration and exploring potential improvements Biodiversity, Ecology & Conservation
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