MerMEED – Eddy hunting: Dafydd Gwyn Evans

At the western boundary of all ocean basins, the swirling vortices that oceanographers call mesoscale eddies vanish. Some call these regions eddy graveyards, as some idealised model studies suggest that very little of the energy linked to these eddies escapes. We can track eddies with satellites, and watch them slowly march westward to their demise … More MerMEED – Eddy hunting: Dafydd Gwyn Evans

Stepping Stones bursary report: Anna Belcher

The night time trapping team I was awarded the Challenger Society Stepping Stones grant to allow me to collaborate with a group of American scientists and join their research cruise to the Eastern Tropical North Pacific. The cruise was led by scientists from the University of Washington, Seattle and brought together scientists interested in the … More Stepping Stones bursary report: Anna Belcher

Government Science: a PhD placements perspective

by Katie St. John Glew I am a marine ecology PhD student from the University of Southampton and have been working in Professor Ian Boyd’s office at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for the past 3 months, learning about the broad range of areas Defra covers, how science influences policy and … More Government Science: a PhD placements perspective