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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    Profiles

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    Roxane Andersen

    Person: Academic Research Active

    20062020
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    Simon Berry

    Person: Academic Related

    20142014
    Photo of Alexander Bond

    Alexander Bond

    Person: Academic Research Active

    20142020

    Projects

    Research Output

    Entrapment in plastic debris endangers hermit crabs

    Lavers, J. L., Sharp, P. B., Stuckenbrock, S. & Bond, A. L., 5 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 387, 121703.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Food Waste Management, Treatment and Disposal Options

    Hoornweg, D., Lougheed, S., Walker, M., Salemdeeb, R., Soma, T. & Reynolds, C., Jan 2020, Routledge Handbook of Food Waste. Reynolds, C., Soma, T., Spring, C. & Lazell, J. (eds.). Routledge, 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Low-cost chitosan-calcite adsorbent development for potential phosphate removal and recovery from wastewater effluent

    Pap, S., Kirk, C., Bremner, B., Sekulic, M. T., Shearer, L., Gibb, S. W. & Taggart, M. A., 30 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Water Research. 173, 115573.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    Global Ecology and Conservation (Journal)

    Roxane Andersen (Peer reviewer)
    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Peatland restoration in the era of climate change: a blanket to keep us cool?

    Roxane Andersen (Speaker)
    27 Nov 201929 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Peatland restoration stories from the Flow Country

    Roxane Andersen (Speaker)
    27 May 201929 May 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Press / Media

    When Female Birds Are Overlooked, Conservation Suffers

    Alexander Bond

    23/03/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    University awarded £986,000 grant to expand peatland research

    Roxane Andersen

    24/02/209/03/20

    2 items of Media coverage

    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)

    File

    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)

    File

    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)

    File