North Highland College UHI

  • Ormlie Road

    KW14 7EE Thurso

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The main research activities of NHC are focussed at:

The Environmental Research Institute; ideally located in Caithness; an area of Scotland that needs no introduction in terms of its potential for exploiting renewable energy resources.

The team at ERI are renowned for their excellence in driving forward research and offering educational opportunities that help us to understand environmental issues now and for the future.

To find out more about their highly applied research and educational programmes please visit www.eri.ac.uk

UHI Centre for History offers a number of courses and research projects centred on the history of the Highlands and Islands and you can study these from any college or learning centre in the region thanks to our partnership with UHI.

While maintaining our commitment to the history of the region, lecturers at the Centre have research specialisms in the following areas:

  • Irish, Scottish and British Diasporas
  • Maritime History in the North Sea and the Baltic
  • Sport in Highland History
  • Religiosity
  • Women, Gender and the Family
  • Warfare and Ethnic Conflict

Please visit www.history.uhi.ac.uk to find out more.

The Centre for history was ranked 5th of the top places to study History is Scotland by the Guardian 2014.

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peatland Earth & Environmental Sciences
seabird Earth & Environmental Sciences
plastic Earth & Environmental Sciences
bird Earth & Environmental Sciences
seabirds Agriculture & Biology
peatlands Agriculture & Biology
Plastics Engineering & Materials Science
bog Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Profiles

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Roxane Andersen

Person: Academic Research Active

20062019
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Simon Berry

Person: Academic Related

20142014
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Alexander Bond

Person: Academic Research Active

20142019

Projects 2015 2018

Research Output 1982 2020

Synthesis optimisation and characterisation of chitosan-calcite adsorbent from fishery-food waste for phosphorus removal

Pap, S., Kirk, C., Bremner, B., Turk Sekulic, M., Gibb, S. W., Maletic, S. & Taggart, M. A., 11 Jan 2020, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Fisheries
Animal Shells
Calcium Carbonate
Calcite
Chitosan
17 Downloads (Pure)

A compilation of global bio-optical in situ data for ocean-colour satellite applications – version two

Valente, A., Sathyendranath, S., Brotas, V., Groom, S., Grant, M., Taberner, M., Antoine, D., Arnone, R., Balch, W. M., Barker, K., Barlow, R., Bélanger, S., Berthon, J., Beşiktepe, Ş., Borsheim, Y., Bracher, A., Brando, V., Canuti, E., Chavez, F., Cianca, A. & 30 others, Claustre, H., Clementson, L., Crout, R., Frouin, R., García-soto, C., Gibb, S. W., Gould, R., Hooker, S. B., Kahru, M., Kampel, M., Klein, H., Kratzer, S., Kudela, R., Ledesma, J., Loisel, H., Matrai, P., Mckee, D., Mitchell, B. G., Moisan, T., Muller-karger, F., O'dowd, L., Ondrusek, M., Platt, T., Poulton, A. J., Repecaud, M., Schroeder, T., Smyth, T., Smythe-wright, D., Sosik, H. M. & Twardowski, M., 15 Jul 2019, In : Earth System Science Data. 11, 3, p. 1037-1068 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
ocean color
metadata
quality control
in situ
spectral reflectance

Acoustic Characterization of Sensors used for Marine Environmental Monitoring

Cotter, E., Murphy, P., Bassett, C., Williamson, B. & Polagye, B., 1 Jul 2019, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 144, p. 205-215 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mammals
environmental monitoring
marine mammal
marine mammals
acoustics

Activities 2000 2017

European Wave and Tidal Energy Conferences 2017

Philippe Gleizon (Participant)
28 Aug 20171 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

ARAE - 7th Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance in Animals and the Environment

Derek Elsby (Participant)
26 Jun 201728 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Research in the Flow Country IV

Roxane Andersen (Organiser)
21 Mar 201724 Mar 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Press / Media

Project examines impact of pharmaceuticals on waterways

Stuart Gibb

13/01/20

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

BBC Radio programme on pharmaceuticals in the environment

Stuart Gibb

8/01/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Impacts

Motion raised in Scottis Parliament

Stuart Gibb (Participant), Mark Taggart (Participant)

Impact: Public policy Impacts

Student theses

The response of arthropod assemblages to peatland restoration in formerly afforested blanket bog

Author: Fernandez, A. P., 29 Jan 2019

Supervisor: Andersen, R. (Supervisor), Boyd, K. (Supervisor) & Smith, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Remediation and restoration of ocean exposed cliff-top, in the context of Dounreay (Scotland) nuclear power plant decommissioning

Author: Braidwood, D., 4 May 2018

Supervisor: Andersen, R. (Supervisor), Taggart, M. (Supervisor) & Smith, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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The effects of bog restoration in formerly afforested peatlands on water quality and aquatic carbon fluxes

Author: Gaffney, P. P. J., 19 Jul 2017

Supervisor: Andersen, R. (Supervisor), Taggart, M. (Supervisor), Hancock, M. (Supervisor) & Robinson, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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