Marine Eco-engineering Research Unit team


PhD students


  • Dr Rebecca Morris (2014–2016), School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney. "Retrofitting biodiversity: Ecological engineering for management of urbanised systems". Ross Coleman (DoS), Gee Chapman and Louise Firth (co-supervisors)
  • Dr Ally Evans (2013–2015), Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University. "Artificial coastal defence structures as surrogate habitats for natural rocky shores". Pippa Moore (DoS), Louise Firth, Steve Hawkins, Liz Morris and Harry Goudge (co-supervisors).
  • Ms Kathryn O’Shaughnessy (2016–2019), Funding University of Plymouth, “Green engineering of coastal infrastructure: a design for life”. Louise Firth (DoS) with Richard Thompson, Mick Hanley, Paul Lunt (University of Plymouth) and Steve Hawkins (Marine Biological Association).