Plastics, Prawns, and Patterns

This is a collaborative project funded by the Marine Institute, Galway, and coordinated by GMIT (2020-2021). The research is investigating microplastic loading and retention times in the Dublin Bay prawn Nephrops norvegicus around the Irish coast. The project will also investigate microplastic concentration within the sediment habitat. The Dublin Bay prawn is an extremely valuable fishery resource within […]

Microplastics in Galway Bay

This is a 3 year project (2017-2020) funded under both Government of Ireland International scholarships and the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme (IRC). This project is addressing some of the knowledge gaps on microplastics in benthic fauna and sediments in Galway Bay. The bay is being used as a test site where both the […]