Bristol is one of the major cities in the UK, but its dialect has never thoroughly studied. And that is exactly what Katiuska Ferrer Portillo is doing in her postgraduate research at Bristol University.
Invasions of non-indigenous species are thought to be important drivers of biodiversity loss in freshwater ecosystems. Carlos Gracida Juárez is doing his postgraduate research on this topic at Bristol University.
Fibre optics are the backbone of the internet but current transmission technologies are reaching their maximum. Natalia Canas Estrada is doing her PhD research on new technologies to expand the capabilities of fibre optics at Tyndall National Institute – University College Cork.
People with spinal cord injuries can suffer from neuropathic pain. Dearbhla Burke is doing her research at University College Dublin about these pains and the possible ways to relieve them.
How do you design healthy housing for refugees in extreme climates where the temperatures can range from minus 10 degrees celcius to plus 45 degrees? Dima Albadra from the University of Bath works with an international team to answer this question.
Real time monitoring of the composition and quality of solid waste can increase the percentage of waste that can either be recycled or converted into a fuel. In his PhD research at Cranfield University Carlos Vrancken is working on a monitoring tool.