Past Research Experience Placements

Since 2015 the London NERC DTP has received annual funding from NERC to host Undergraduate Research Experience Placements within the DTP partner organisations. Below is a list of previously funded placements.

If you would like to find out more about the REP scheme or check for available placements this year, please click here.

Project title Year Inst. Dept. Supervisor(s) Student
TBC 2019
Is this blob real? Resolution analysis of earthquake slip distributions using Bayesian inference techniques 2018 UCL Earth Sciences Dr. Ana Ferreira and Dr. Matthew Fox Thomas Hollands
Tackling xenobiotic resistance in agriculture: implications for nitrate leaching 2018 ZSL Institute of Zoology Dr. Alexa Vara Frances-May Gardiner
QB50: Can miniaturised sensors on CubeSats be used as Space Weather balloons to monitor the lower thermosphere? 2018 UCL Physics and Astronomy / Space and Climate Physics Dr. Anasuya Aruliah and Prof. Dhiren Kataria Ayushmaan Seth
Microclimate Monitoring of Green Roofs in London using Low Cost Sensors to Evaluate Contribution to Climate Change Adaptation 2017 KCL Geography Dr. Mark Mulligan and Dr. Bruce Main Martin Birch
Is population differentiation underestimated by Fst in practice? 2017 ZSL Institute of Zoology Dr. Jinliang Wang Nodar Barbakadze
Automatically identifying, prioritizing and extracting global biodiversity information 2017 ZSL Institute of Zoology Dr. Robin Freeman Patrick Hainge
An Interactive Labelling Tool for Marine Life Detection 2016 ZSL Institute of Zoology Dr. Chris Yesson and Dr. Kirsty Kemp Samprit Bains
Unravelling Seed Traits to Underpin Global Conservation of the Palms Arecaceae 2016 Kew Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology Dr. Steven Dodworth Lucy Roberts
Remote sensing of melt ponds 2016 UCL Earth Sciences Dr. Michel Tsamados Callum Watson
Magma Dynamics Modelling of the Earth’s Core-Mantle Boundary 2015 RHUL Earth Sciences Dr. Saswata Hier-Majumder Michael Stevens
Natural Resources and Well-being 2015 UCL Earth Sciences Prof Dan Osborn Angela Denore
Improving accessibility of biological (genomic) data for pollinators and other insects 2015 QMUL Biological and Chemical Sciences Dr. Yannick Wurm Filip Ter

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