Study shows six decades of change in UK’s plankton communities
Involving leading marine scientists from across the UK, led by the University of Plymouth, new research for the first time combines the findings of UK offshore surveys such as the Continuous Plankton Recorder and UK inshore long-term time-series.
Plymouth scientists highlight effects of climate change on UK’s plankton
Marine scientists from the University of Plymouth have worked on a major study highlighting the effects of climate change on the plankton populations in UK seas
University researchers contribute to RSPB’s State of Nature 2019 report
Dr Abigail McQuatters-Gollop and Dr Jacob Bedford, from the University of Plymouth, were invited to co-author the marine chapter of the RSPB’s State of Nature 2019 report, which also cites research from across the School of Biological and Marine Sciences
Marine expert invited to join new Defra science advisory group
University of Plymouth news: Dr Abigail McQuatters-Gollop has been appointed to a new panel that will help inform Defra policy.
University leads first UK-wide assessment of changes in plankton community
Scientists led by the University of Plymouth have completed the first ever assessment of how plankton communities are changing in coastal waters and shelf seas around the UK
Marine policy expert addresses Parliamentary meeting on post-BREXIT fishing landscape
University marine policy expert Dr Abigal McQuatters-Gollop addresses a Parliamentary briefing on the opportunities and challenges of UK fishing in a post-Brexit world
Marine policy expert invited to share expertise with government
Dr Abigail McQuatters-Gollop is invited to speak with government staff at a special event arranged by the Natural Environment Research Council
Academic takes the lead in European plankton policy assessment
Dr Abigail McQuatters-Gollop, Lecturer in Marine Conservation at the University of Plymouth, has played a lead role in a seven-year project assessing the importance of plankton to the future biodiversity of the North East Atlantic