University of the Highlands and Islands

  • IV3 5SQ

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The University of the Highlands and Islands gives you the chance to do something different; something special. Our network of colleges and research centres, spread across the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, offers you a natural, supportive environment for studying at university and achieving your ambitions. You can study degrees and postgraduate courses at one of our academic partner colleges, or online from a distance, or you can undertake research at one of our specialist centres.

View all our research centres and their work by visiting 'Research Units' and clicking on the unit you are interested in.

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algae Agriculture & Biology
sediment Earth & Environmental Sciences
sediments Agriculture & Biology
fish Earth & Environmental Sciences
water Agriculture & Biology
ocean Earth & Environmental Sciences
deep sea Earth & Environmental Sciences
fjord Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2003 2022

Research Output 1977 2020

An analysis of the current status and future of biosecurity frameworks for the Indonesian seaweed industry

Kambey, C. S. B., Campbell, I., Sondak, C. F. A., Nor, A. R. M., Lim, P. E. & Cottier-cook, E. J., 2 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Applied Phycology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
biosecurity
seaweed
aquaculture
macroalgae
industry

Artificial reef design affects benthic secondary productivity and provision of function habitat

Rouse, S., Porter, J. S. & Wilding, T., 8 Feb 2020, In : Ecology and Evolution. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
artificial reefs
artificial reef
secondary productivity
reefs
reef

Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: Barriers identified by the expert community

Shih, W., Mabon, L. & Puppim De Oliveira, J. A., 1 Feb 2020, In : Land Use Policy. 91, 15 p., 104291.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

governance
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
biodiversity
expert

Prizes

1. Preis Biologie

Frithjof Küpper (Recipient), 1992

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

chlorophyll
heavy metal
water
project

1. Preis Biologie

Frithjof Küpper (Recipient), 1988

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

plant pigments
honors and awards
leaves

1st monthly prize

Frithjof Küpper (Recipient), 1991

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

project

Activities 1850 2020

Fireworks parties and waterborne pageantry

Philippa Woodcock (Speaker)
31 Mar 2020

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Embedding Teaching Learning Linkages in the Creative Arts

Lesley Mickel (Speaker)
23 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Press / Media

Filling careers advice gaps would make university applications fairer

David Green

17/02/2018/02/20

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

£986k for major study of peatlands

Roxane Andersen

15/02/20

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Student theses

Eukaryotic Parasites of Toxic and Bloom-forming Diatoms: Molecular insights in their diversity and physiology

Author: Garvetto, A., 12 Jul 2019

Supervisor: Gachon, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by UHI)

File

Today's No Ground to Stand Upon: A Study of the Life and Poetry of George Campbell Hay

Author: Artymiuk, A., 29 Aug 2019

Supervisor: Heddle, D. (Supervisor), Riach, A. (Supervisor) & Baker, T. (Supervisor)

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

File

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