Jörg Schäfer, Angel del Valls, Javier Franco, Iñaki Santiago, Anna Rubio, Vladimir Kaberdin, Laura Alonso, Miren P Cajaraville, Amaia Orbea, Steven Brooks, Maren Ortiz
Theo Destang
Microplastic concentrations in the South-East Bay of Biscay (SE BoB): From observations and estimations to distribution of floating microplastic particles (a Lagrangian approach).
Supervisors: Oihane C. Basurko, Anna Rubio (AZTI).
Judith Ewald
Relating horizontal subsurface microplastic movement to surface fields in the North Atlantic.
Supervisors: Erik Van Sebille, Philippe Delandmeter (Univ. Utrecht).
Lia Corbett
Experimental and Computational Approaches to Studying Chemotaxis of Vibrio spp. to Biotic and Abiotic Substrates, including Plastic Marine Debris.
Supervisors: Linda Amaral-Zettler (NIOZ), Tracy J. Mincer (Florida Atlantic University).
Oihane del Puerto
The incidence of plastic ingestion in seabirds from the Bay of Biscay (northeastern Atlantic).
Supervisors: Maite Louzao, Javier Franco (AZTI).
Naimul Islam
Ecotoxicological Effect of Size of Microplastics Contaminated with Chemical- perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) in the Clam Scrobicularia plana.
Supervisor: Maria Bebbiano (Univ. Algarve).
Xabier Irigoien, Adolfo Uriarte, Manu Soto, Arantza Murillas, Nestor Etxebarria, Belen Gonzalez, Mireia Irazola, Ionan Marigómez, Beñat Zaldibar, Maren Ortiz, Alba Jimeno Romero, Nerea García
Aryo Sahid Sujiwo
Assessment of maritime activities through blue growth in the European Atlantic Region.
Supervisors: Ibon Galparsoro, Arantza Murillas (AZTI).
Anne Le Henaff
A Social Network Analysis on Organisations Collaborating on Coastal Restoration Projects.
Supervisor: Steven Scyphers (Northeastern University).
Darshika Manral
Assessing sensitivity of oil spill drift modeling.
Supervisors: Camilla Brekke, Martine M. Espeseth (The Arctic University of Norway).
Dragana Palacek
Effect of environmental and size related confounding factors in the responsiveness of cell and tissue level biomarkers in mussels Mytilus edulis against pollution along a latitudinal gradient in the north Atlantic sea.
Supervisors: Manu Soto, Denis Benito (PiE-UPV/EHU).
Mirza Nusrat Noor
Interactive Effect of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) and Salinity Regimes on the Bioenergetics of the Blue Mussels (Mytilus edulis, Linnaeus, 1758).
Supervisor: Inna Sokolova (University of Rostock).
Mathieu Poulicek, Haldor Halldorson, Duncan Purdie, Sergio Seoane, Ibon Cancio, Alba Jimeno, Eider Bilbao, Oihane D. de Cerio, Nestor Etxebarria, Mireia Irazola, Belen Gonzalez
Nine Doutreloux
Dynamic and process of Palinurus elephas (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palinuridae) recruitment: case of the Calvi-Balagne strata (Corsica, France).
Supervisors: Sylvie Gobert, Michel Marengo (Stareso, University of Liège).
Heloise Ave
Investigating the relationship between different coral health gradients and plankton communities at selected sites around Mauritius Island.
Supervisor: Ranjeet Bhagooli (University of Liège).
Jerry Ian Leonida.
Transcription levels of GnRH and serotonin signaling genes in the tissues and gametogenic stages of Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis, Lamarck, 1819).
Supervisors: Maren Ortiz-Zarragoitia, Oihane Diaz de Cerio (PiE-UPV/EHU).
Joy Ometere Boyi.
Molecular biomarkers as tools to assess the health of top predators in the Baltic Sea ecosystem: Using threatened seal species as sentinels.
Supervisors: Kristina Lehnert, Ursula Siebert (University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover).
Dzikrina Nur Fatima.
The Effect of Light on Different Pigmented Pseudoalteromonas species.
Supervisor: Mathias Kellerman (Universitat Oldenburg).
COMMISSION D (05/09). Jon Saenz, Gabriel Ibarra, Ganix Esnaola, Jon Saenz, Gabriel Ibarra, Duncan Purdie, Mathieu Poulicek, Halldor Halldorson, Urtzi Izagirre, Xabier Lekube, Nerea García, Iciar Martinez, Ines Arana, Maite Orruño PROF. MICHAEL B.COLLINS AWARD. BEST MSc THESIS PRESENTATIONS:
Floris Calkoen
Amavi Nimesha
CALYPSO Prize. COUSTEAU FOUNDATION. BEST MSc THESIS in Environmental Sciences: Léa Vignaud
Ryan Fleay
Diapycnal oxygen dynamics in the ventilated surface layer of the North East Black Sea continental slope waters.
Supervisor: Arthur Capet (University of Liège).
Floris Calkoen
Multi-Decadal Evolution of Continental Portuguese Beaches Using Landsat Satellite Imagery.
Supervisors: Ricardo Trigo, Rui Taborda (Univ. Lisbon).
Amavi Nimesha Silva
Does the Biogeochemical Effect of Upwelling Vary Depending on the Source Water Depth?.
Supervisor: Toby Tyrell (University of Southampton).
Léa Vignaud
Diversity of diet of herbivorous fishes in the Lesser Antilles (Scaridae and Acanthuridae), using isotopic and microbiologic approaches.
Supervisors: Charlotte Dromard, Malika Rene-Trouilefou (Université des Antilles).
Clara Sauphar
Assessing the impact of novel feed ingredients on growth performance and behavior of juvenile arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus).
Supervisors: David Benahim, Alexandra Leeper (Hólar University College, Iceland).
Madhushri Varunjikar
The Gut Microbiome of Juvenile Atlantic Salmon Under Different Feeding Regimes.
Supervisors: David Benahim, Alexandra Leeper (Hólar University College, Iceland).
COMMISSION E (06/09). Duncan Purdie, Aitor Laza, Ibon Uriarte, Haldor Haldorson, Steven Brooks, Manu Soto, Fernando Villate, Beñat Zaldibar, Maria Bustamante, Endika Quintano, Isabel Diaz  
Olatz Arriaga
Spatial patterns feeding temporal predictions: forecasting the impact of climate change in the subtidal seaweed communities of the northern Iberian Peninsula.
Supervisors: Jose M. Gorostiaga, Isabel Diaz (PiE-UPV/EHU).
Joshua Dagoy
Three’s a crowd: Habitat interaction between native (Carcinus maenas) and invasive (Hemigrapsus sanguineus and Hemigrapsus takanoi) brachyuran crabs.
Supervisor:  David W. Thieltges (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, NIOZ).
Lara Denis-Roy
Differential responses of macro- and meiofaunal communities to environmental factors and pollutants along coastal gradients around south-eastern Australia.
Supervisors: Graham Edgar, Scott Ling( University of Tasmania).
Déborah Faria Nardi
Eco-morphological diversity in Antarctic Epimeria (Crustacea, Amphipoda).
Supervisors: Bruno Frederich, Marie Verheye (University of Liège).
Natali Claezon
Epibiotic Colonisation of Oyster Cages and Settlement Plates in the Solent.
Supervisor: Anthony Jensen (University of Southampton).