SEAGRASS

Investigating the Effects of Clay Turbidity on the Photosynthetic Efficiency of Common Eelgrass (Zostera marina) – Darcy Brady, Dr. Gillian Glegg – 2020

A simple mooring modification reduces impacts on seagrass meadows – Anna L. Luff, Emma V. Sheehan, Mark Parry & Nicholas D. Higgs – 2019

Spatiotemporal variability in the structure of seagrass meadows and associated macrofaunal assemblages in southwest England (UK): Using citizen science to benchmark ecological pattern – Dan A. Smale Graham Epstein Mark Parry Martin J. Attrill – 2019

SCALLOPS

Developing a Plymouth Based Hatchery for the King Scallop, Pecten maximus – Dr Tom Vance & Mark Parry – 2018

GENERAL BEHAVIOUR OF AQUARIUM ANIMALS

Reducing aggression in Regal Tangs -Kira Williams, Damien Siewak -2019

The effects of different levels of hypoxia on the growth and pulsation rate of Cassiopeia species – Bethany Reed -2018

Are intraspecific aggressive interactions of the Banded Butterflyfish (Chaetodon striatus) at the National Marine Aquarium affected by the addition of rocks? – Zoe Marsh, Dr D J Price -2010-2012 

An investigation into the stereotypic behaviours of the common stingray, Dasyatis pastinaca, in captivity – Lindsay Wilson, Dr D J Price -2010-2011

Investigating Enclosure Utilization of Captive Corkwing Wrasse (Crenilabrus melops), at the National Marine Aquarium – Kathleen McCaughan, Dr D J Price – 2009-2010

Echinoderm Righting Behaviour as a Tool for Environmental Monitoring – Tom Campbell-Hill, Prof M Jones – 2007-2008

Do Threadfin Butterflyfish (Chaetodon auriga) Perceive Objects as a Whole, or as a Component of its Parts? – Lesley Craig, Dr P Gee – 2006-2007

Shoaling Behaviour of the Orbicular batfish, Platax orbicularis -Martyn Jakeman, Dr D J Price – 2006-2007

Tank Colouration – Does it Affect Behaviour in Bangaii Cardinals (Pterapogon kauderni)? – Katie Arnold, Dr D J Price – 2004-2005

ELASMOBRANCH BEHAVIOUR IN AN AQUARIUM

The effect of food anticipation on abnormal behaviour: Does abnormal behaviour in captive sand-tiger (Carcharias taurus) and nurse sharks (Gingylmostoma cirratum) increase before a predictable feeding schedule? – Naomi Clark , Dr Richard Preziosi, University of Exeter – 2011-2012

Sharks that don’t hunt: A behavioural artefact of captive breeding on the foraging motivation of the small-spotted catshark, Scyliorhinus canicula  (originally: The effects of ontogeny on predication decisions and electreic field detection in a benthic elasmobranch, Scyliorhinus canicula, the small-spotted catshark – Chris J Crooks, University of Manchester – 2011-2012

Environmental Changes and Patterns of Behaviour in Captive Sand Tiger Sharks, Carcharius taurus – Jennifer Lawson, Dr P Gee – 2009-2010 (Placement project)

The Effects of a Controlled Feeding Regime on Captive Sand Tiger Sharks (Carcharias taurus) – J. Cartwright, Y. Dawson, R. Jones, E. Norton and K Waller, Dr D J Price? – 2007-2008

The Behaviour of Sand Tiger Sharks, Carcharias taurus, in Captive Environments – Kathryn Ruth Harris University of Southampton – 2001-2002

The Effect of Relocation and Husbandry Techniques on the Behaviour of Captive Sand Tiger Sharks, Carcharias taurus – Mark Plummer, Dr D J Price – 2001-2002

MATING BEHAVIOUR OF AQUARIUM ANIMALS

Investigating differing aquaria environments and their influence on natural behaviours and breeding patters of captive-bred short-snouted seahorses, Hippocampus hippocampus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Stephanie Lamb, Dr D J Price – 2012-2013

Observing daily rhythms and mate competition of short-snouted seahorses (Hippocampus hippocampus) in captivity -Lauren Timson, Dr T Henry – 2011-2012

Mating Choices in the Bangaii cardinalfish Pterapogon kauderni -Deborah Martin – 2004-2005?

A  Behavioural Study on the Effect of Artificial Weed Substrate on Morning Greeting and Other Behaviours of Pair-bonded Adult Lined Seahorses Hippocampus erectus (Perry, 1980) – Sylvia Spence University of Exeter – 2001-2002

An Investigation of Greeting Behaviour in the Lined Seahorse, Hippocampus erectus – Nicola Tapp – 2000-2001    

FEEDING BEHAVIOUR OF AQUARIUM ANIMALS

Investigating changes in feeding anticipatory activity in Atlantic fish and the validity of subjective behavioural measurements – Georgina Lloyd, Helen Blenkorn, Holly Webb, Molly May Gregory – 2019

The short-term and long-term effects of anthropogenic noise on the behaviour, feeding rates and survival of the British mysid Praunus flexuosus – Elly Crook – 2018

Space utilisation of a Giant Grouper, Epinephelus lanceolatus, Before, During and After the Reintroduction of Elasmobranch fish into a Tropical Aquarium – Emily Whiting – 2018

Operating Conditioning in Zebra Sharks – Leonie A. N. Cooper – 2014-2015

The effect of target training on the behaviour of two captive smooth hounds (Mustelus mustelus & Mustelus asterias) – Hannah Phillips – 2014

The effect of target training on the behaviour of two captive smooth hounds at the National Marine Aquarium – Emma Mellor – 2014

Using positive reinforcement to train five captive nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum) to wait inside a sling – Emma Roberts, Dr P Gee – 2012-2013

Using time-place learning and anticipation in feeding aquarium fish – Lucy Holman, Dr P Gee – 2011-2012

Effects of predictability of feeding schedule on the behaviour of Monodactylus argenteus in a public aquarium – Katie Major, Dr P Gee – 2011

Enrichment through time-place learning in Atlantic Ocean fish species – Caroline Bysouth, Dr P Gee – 2010-2011

Time-place learning, food anticipatory activity and the welfare of fish in an aquarium environment – Sarah Johnson

Manipulation of feeding patterns using time-place learning in aquatic animals housed in a mixed species exhibit – Hayley Kendall

A test of time-place learning in fish living in a public aquarium – Rhona Macbeth-Seath

The impact of time-place learning on anticipation in a mixed species exhibit at a public aquarium – Katie Major

The Effects of an Additional and Unpredictable Feed on the Behaviour and Distribution of Fish in a Coral Seas Tank, with Particular Focus on the Silver Mono (Monodactylus argenteus) – Nicola Fulker, Dr P Gee – 2008-2009

Combating Feeding Anticipatory Activity and Encouraging Enclosure Use in Silver Moonfish (Monodactylus argenteus) – Nadia Al-Humaidan, Dr P Gee – 2008-2009

Exploring Influences on Behaviour in Coral Reef Fishes – Nadia Al-Humaidan, Dr P Gee – 2007-2008

The Effect Feeding and Husbandry Routines have on the Behaviour of Fish in a Coral Ref Tank and the Orbicular Batfish (Platax orbicularis) – Kerry Bishop, Dr P Gee – 2007-2008

Temporal Conditioning in Clownfish (Frenatus amphiprion) – Rachel Bent, Dr P Gee – 2005-2006

Investigating learning in Cichlids (Cichlidae spp) Using Two Stimuli – Katie Richardson, Dr P Gee – 2005-2006

Will the introduction of a giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus) initiate a stress response in the behaviour and space usage of a captive blue speckled grouper (Epinephelus cyanopodus) and humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulates) – Fey Young – 2016

ENRICHMENT OF AQUARIUM ANIMALS

Welfare implications of an Enrichment Program for two species of Common Aquaria fish – Matthew Burgess – 2018

Fighting Dory: an attempt to increase welfare through environmental enrichment of Paracanthurus hepatus and Zebrasoma flavescens at the NMA – Laura Bond – 2018

Investigating the input of enrichment on the welfare of European cuttlefish (Sepia oficinalis) measured through behavioural indication – Katie James – 2017

Behavioural and environmental enrichment for the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) in captivity – Rosie Burke – 2017

The adaptation of visual target training by the addition of a second discriminative stimulus, to improve animal welfare and husbandry care for the 3 Nurse Sharks (Stegostoma fasciatum) at the National Marine Aquarium – Siobhan Sutherland, Molly Chug, James Churchward, Scott Campbell- 2016

Octopus Enrichment – Emma Hemsley, Dr P Gee – 2009-2010

The Effects of Enrichment Objects on the Behaviour of a Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus dofleini Naomi Elder – Dr P Gee – 2008-2009 (Final report – Nuffield Science Bursary)

FEEDING AND NUTRITION OF AQUARIUM ANIMALS

The effect of different types of food enrichment for brine shrimp (Artemia) on the growth rate of Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) – Isla Richards, Claire Kershaw – 2020

Investigating the effects of supplementary feeding on intraspecific aggression in regal tangs (Paracnthurus hepatus) – Isabel Wright – 2019

An experiment measuring behaviour in two species of surgeon fish through change in feed location – Connor Angelo, Chloe Spain – 2018

Growth and survival of Hippocampus guttulatus, long snouted seahorse: comparing rotifers and copepod feed trails – Venessa Jenkins – 2017

The effects of Artemia nauplii and two non-live diets on the growth and survival of laboratory reared moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) ephyrae – Hannah Phillips, Dr D J Price – 2012-2013

The effect that light, food and their subsequent deprivation has on the growth and development of the Upside own Jellyfish, Cassiopea xamachana  – Oliver Ashbery, Dr D J Price – 2012-2013

An investigation into the effects of alternative diets on the growth and survival of white spotted jellyfish Phyllorhiza punctata – Maria Thottan, Dr D J Price – 2011-2012

An Investigation into the Dietary Feeding Pattern of Captive Blacktip Reef Shark Carcharhinus melanopterus under Aquarium Conditions – Jason Savin, Prof S J Davies – 2009-2010

Growth and Feed Performance of Juvenile Turbot (Psetta maxima) Fed on Frozen Mysid and Cultured Live Mysis (Neomysid integer) Enriched with Yeast and Commercial Product – Chris Challen, Prof S J Davies – 2008-2009

Growth, Feed Utilization and Behaviour of Juvenile Atlantic Turbot (Psetta maxima) under Varying Photoperiod Treatments – Charles Scott, Prof S J Davies – 2008-2009

Continuous versus Discrete Feeding Regimes in Aquaria: its Effects on Feeding Behaviour and Mortality Rates of Juvenile Hippocampus reidi (Teleostei: Syngnathidae) – Rachel Forsyth, Dr D J Price – 2006-2007

The Effects of Replacing Live Enriched Food by a Novel Artificial Diet on the Growth and Survival of Seahorse Fry (Hippocampus kuda) – Vasco Schmidt, Dr S J Davies – 2005-2006

The Effect of Enrichment of Artemia and Mysis on the growth and survival of Sub-adult Hippocampus barbouri – Lucinda S McCombe, University of Wales Swansea – 2003-2004

The Effect of Differing Sex Ratios on the Feeding and Behaviour of the Big Bellied Seahorse – Hayley J Rose, Dr D J Price – 2003-2004

The Clownfish Amphiprion frenatus: how supplementary diets effects growth rates of juvenile specimens – Darren Orchard, Dr S J Davies – 2003-2004

Propagation Needs of the Marine Aquarium Trade and its Future Considerations, with Emphasis on Marine Clownfish – A Literature Review  – Darren Orchard, Dr S J Davies  – 2003-2004

Astaxanthin Administration to Hippocampus whitei  (Bleeker 1855) and Hippocampus kuda  via Bioencapsulation in Artemia sp. – James Wright, Dr S J Davies – 2003

The Psychological Significance of the Goldfish (Carassius auratus) – Caroline Ruse, Dr P Gee – 2002-2003

An Investigation into the Feeding Rates of Juvenile Hippocampus barbouri and whether they are time dependent – Heather Coston, Dr D J Price – 2002-2003

The Effect of Tank Background colour on Feeding and Mortality Rates of the Captive juvenile Whites Seahorse, Hippocampus whitei – Darcy Phillips, Dr S J Davies – 2002-2003

The Effect of Tank Background Colour and Light Intensity on Prey Attack of Captive Juvenile Knysna Seahorses, Hippocampus capensis (Teleostei: Syngnathidae) – Edward Jones, Dr D J Price – 2001-2002

Growth and Survival of Seahorse (Hippocampus erectus, Perry 1810-1811) fry Fed Artemia Nauplii with Varying Enrichment Time – Tom Felce, Dr S J Davies – 2000-2001

The Effects of Stocking Density on the Growth of Juvenile Hippocampus capensis Boulenger, 1900 (Teleostei: Syngnathidae) – Maya Plass, Dr M Attrill,  Dr S J Davies – 2000-2001

A Behavioural Study, with Targeted Histological Examination, on the Use of Gustatory and Olfactory Senses, and the Effects of Tank Colour and Stained Artemia on the Feeding Behaviour of the Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus (Perry 1810): Including an Assessment of Image Analysis as a Tool to Measure Size and Growth – Colin Wells, Dr S J Davies – 2000-2001

Feeding Rates and Food Preferences of Hippocampus erectus Nathalie Wyles Dr D J Price and P Russell 2000-2001

Growth Rate and Survival of Juvenile Spotted Seahorse, Hippocampus kuda, Fed on Live Artemia Salinas Nauplii Enriched with Two Different Diets – Johanna Smith, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Toulouse  – 1999-2000

A Preliminary Study Assessing Commercial Diets on the Java Rabbitfish, Siganus javus, in Aquarium Conditions – Lucy Harrison, Dr S J Davies

An Investigation into the Satiation Point of Juvenile Hippocampus erectus Seahorses

HUSBANDRY TECHNIQUES OF AQUARIUM ANIMALS

Mini Report on the Possible Association between Events with Mortality and Illness – Emma Hemsley, Dr P Gee – 2008-2009 (Mini report for placement year)

Sediment Preference in the Juvenile Cuttlefish Sepia officinalis – Matthew Wale, Dr K Sloman – 2008-2009

Do Captive Seahorses Exhibit a Preference for Artificial Zostera? – Amy Worman, Dr J Bishop – 2007-2008

The Importance of Artificial Structures as Seahorse Habitats – S. Featherstone, D. Lambert, K. Ryder, J. Williams & L. Clarke – 2007-2008

An Investigation into the Optimum Flow Rates of Plumose Anemones (Metridium senile) Katie Wright – 2007 (report for Nuffied Bursary)

Research Project on the Pink Sea Fan Eunicella verrucosa – Sarah Strong, University of Glasgow – 2004-2005 (Work placement project at the National Marine Aquarium)

A Taxonomic Study Using External Body Measurements of Different Seahorse (Hippocampus) Species to Produce a Simple and Practical Method of Identification: including an investigations into the use of image analysis as a tool to measure morphological differences – Deborah E Boonham – 2003

WATER QUALITY & MICROBIOLOGY

An investigation into aquarium nitrate levels – Danielle Watson, Dr M Fitzsimmons – 2013-2014

A comparison of two alternative methods for the maturation of the nitrogen cycle in newly established aquariums – A Whittle, Dr M Fitzsimmons – 2013-2014

Heavy metal analysis of the Plym and Tamar estuaries by ICP-MS with the influence of environmental and anthropogenic factors – Stephanie Reeby, Dr Mark Fitzsimons – 2012-2013

Bacterial Diversity Associated with the Mucus Microlayer of Three Genera of Aquarium Kept Soft Coral  – Katie Laming, Dr C Munn – 2009-2010

Evidence for Phosphonate Usage in the Coral Holobiont – S. Thomas, H. Burdett, B. Temperton, R. Wick, D. Snelling, J.W. McGrath, J.P. Quinn, C. Munn & J.A. Gilbert, S Thomas (PML) – 2008-2009

Diversity of phnA Gene Homologues in Temperature-Stressed Cnidarian-Associated Bacteria, Heidi Burdett Dr C Munn/Dr J Gilbert – 2007-2008

National Marine Aquarium Coral Tank Refugium Diversity and water Quality Report – Katie Laming, Dr C Munn, 2008-2009 (report for SfAM bursary) 

Diversity of Bacteria Found in Water Systems and Corals in the National Marine Aquarium Plymouth (UK)- Charlotte Smith, Dr C Munn – 2006-2007

Assessing the Effects of Aquarium Filtration Systems on Water Quality – Louise Mann, Dr D J Price – 2005-2006

CONSERVATION, FISHERIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

SHARKS:

Public perceptions of sharks: Is there support for shark conservation? – Laura Amparo Friedrich, Dr Gillian Glegg – 2010-2011

Analysing the Tourist Perception of Shark Ecotourism: White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa and Sharks in Aquariums – Jonathan Brennan, Prof S Hill – 2009-2010

Society and its Use of Sharks – Will Tyler – 2007-2008

FISHERIES:

A study of the relationship between immigrant species of fish found in British water, climate change and environmental policy – Marcus Maxwell-Batten, Cornwall Wildlife Trust/MBA/NMA (Doug Herdson) – 2002

The future sustainability of fishery catch landings into Plymouth Harbour: Analysing the relationship between quota and non-quota stocks in the European Unions Total Allowable Catch (TAC) system – Jennifer M Horner, Mark Wise and NMA (Doug Herdson) – 2008

MARINE ISSUES:

Enhancing the “Marine Mindset”: The Effects of an Aquarium Visit and Information Booklet on Attitudes and Intentions About Fish Sustainability and Marine Pollution – K.J. Wyles, S. Pahl, M. White, S. Morris.  D. Cracknell & R.C Thompson, Dr S Pahl – Published 2013

An investigation in the level of concern and awareness, and the beliefs and motivations, of British adolescents in regards to the marine environment and its conservation – Josef M Williams, Dr M Barlow – 2012-2013

Investigating the Effects of a Citizen Science Project on Visitors’ Attitudes towards Conservation and Science at the National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth – Scott Evry, Dr P Gee – 2010-2011

The reliability of untrained observers and their attitude to conservation at the National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth – Lesley Craig, Dr P Gee – 2010-2011

The Impact a Visit to the National Marine Aquarium can have on People’s Feelings of Moral Responsibility, and Behavioural Intentions Towards the Marine Environment – Sarah Morris, Dr S Pahl – 2008-2009

Sustainable Fish Consumption: the Effects of an Aquarium Visit and an Information Booklet on Pro-Environmental Attitudes and Intentions – Kayleigh Wyles, Dr S Pahl – 2008-2009

Underwater coastal litter within Plymouth Sound – Jordan Snelling, Steve Fletcher – 2015

OCEANS AND HUMAN HEALTH

Social interaction and environment – Zoe Cooper , Dr S Pahl – 2015

Marine Biota and Psychological Well-Being: A Preliminary Examination of Dose–Response Effects in an Aquarium Setting – D Cracknell, M White, S Pahl, J Nichols & M Depledge, D Cracknell – 2015

Coastal biodiversity and subjective wellbeing: The role of species richness and behaviour A Weeks, – M White, T Hooper, D Cracknell & P Cox Dr M White (RSPB project with T Hooper) – 2014

What are the thoughts, feelings and experiences of adults whilst being in an aquarium environment? – Jennifer Altria, Caz MacKenzie, Dawn Sluggett, Rebecca Jones, Amanda Chapple, Prof Anne Roberts – 2012-2013

Do preferences for waterscapes persist in inclement weather and extend to sub-aquatic scenes? – M. White, D. Cracknell, A. Corcoran, G. Jenkinson & M. Depledge Dr M White – published 2013

The positive effects of aquarium visits on children’s behaviour: A behavioural observation – Hazel Cocker, Dr S Pahl – 2011-2012

The effects of colours in aquarium on relaxation – Ami Young, Dr L Hellier – 2011-2012

Do the sounds in an aquarium affect the levels of relaxation induced in adults or is it purely due to visual stimulation? – Alexander Young, Dr L Hellier – 2011-2012

The stress reducing potential of aquaria – Abigail  Corcoran, Dr S Pahl – 2011-2012

Blue Space: The Importance of Water for Preference, Affect, and Restorativeness Rating of Natural and Built Scenes – M. White, A. Smith, K. Humphyres, S. Pahl, D. Snelling & M. Depledge, Dr M White – published 2010

Aquatic Restoration in Children – Louise Heppell, Dr M White – 2008-2009

An Aquatic Environments Influence on the Emotions and Well-being of Young Children – Katie Amy, Dr M White – 2008-2009

Emotional Experiences of Visiting the National Marine Aquarium – Dr M White  – 2008-2009 (student project summary)

SCYLLA ARTIFICIAL REEF & WHITSAND BAY

Artificial Reefs (including colonisation, sedimentary processes)

Scylla Project – Amelia Astley – July 2016

An assessment of ex-HMS Scylla Ten years since sinking – Richard Jarvis – 2014

A report for DEFRA: The Scylla Monitoring Programme – Deborah Cracknell- 2014

Monitoring morphological change around ex-HMS Scylla using time lapse bathymetric surveys – Elliott Gray, Martin Read – 2012-2013

An investigation into the distribution, colony structure and growth rates of Pink Sea Fans (Eunicella verrucosa) on the Scylla reef wreck – Gavin Loveridge, Dr Simon Ingram – 2012-2013

A report for DEFRA (Interim report): the Scylla Monitoring Programme – Deborah Cracknell – 2010-2011

A colonisation study on the ship-to-reef project HMS Scylla in Whitsand Bay, comparing species biodiversity and abundance between the exposed and more sheltered areas of the reef – Jonathan Chivers, Dr M Nimmo – 2010-2011

A Report for DEFRA: The Scylla Monitoring Programme 2010-2011 – Deborah Cracknell – 2011

Colonization of an Artificial Reef in South-West England – ex-HMS ‘Scylla’ – K. Hiscock, S. Sharrock, J. Highfield,  & D. Snelling Dr K Hiscock – published 2010

A Report for DEFRA: The Scylla Monitoring Programme 2007-2009 – Deborah Snelling – 2010

Can the Environmental Monitoring of Recent Shipwrecks inform us about the Ecological post-Depositional Processes of Shipwrecks in North-West Europe? – James Yonge, University of Bournemouth – 2008-2009

Shipwrecks as Potential Artificial Reefs. A Comparative Study of the Colonisation of Two Wrecks; HMS Scylla and the James Eagan Layne, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall – Hywel Abbott, Prof. S Hill – 2007-2008

HMS Scylla : a New Role for a Redundant Ship – D. Snelling & K. Boot – published 2007

A Report for DEFRA: The Scylla Monitoring Programme 2004-2006 – Deborah Snelling – 2006

A Study of Scour within Wreck Site-Formation at HMS Scylla – Jonathan Treloar, Gwyn Jones – 2004-2005

The Virtual Scylla: An Exploration of “Serious Games”, Artificial Life and Simulation Complexity – R. Stone, D. White, R. Guest and B. Francis, Prof R J Stone – published 2009 (based on Ben Francis’ MSc project)

Public attitudes and socio-economic studies

A report for South West Regional Development Agency on Scylla Reef; dive tourism activity, the economic impact and her development as a reef – Clare Hopkinson, Douglas Herdson, Kaja Curry – 2012

A Critical Analysis of the Scylla Project – Charlotte Morgan, Dr M Keith-Roach – 2005-2006

Exploring the Social, Economic and Environmental Impacts of an Artificial Reef, Using the Scylla as a Case Study – Tonia Williams, Dr G Glegg/ Deborah Snelling – 2005-2006

Scylla – Europe’s first artificial reef – Michael J Leece – 2004

INFORMAL LEARNING

Creating connections with a National Marine Park – Jack Renwick, Prof Alun Morgan – 2020

Investigating social factors within children’s non-formal learning experience – SJ Judge – 2019

Making a splash – the development and pilot of a formal measure of public ocean literacy – A.W.D Robinson, Dr. Margarida Sardo – 2015

A critical evaluation of communication strategies used by aquariums to increase public awareness of marine conservation efforts – Helen Louise Gowans Prof Ian Bailey – 2015

Drawing experiences in Marine Conservation, in Drawing in Science Education:  International Perspectives, Ed. Phyllis Katz, SENSE Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2015 – J Cainey, L Humphrey & R Bowker – published in the press – book chapter – 2015

Conservation through engagement; the impact of an aquarium visit on conservation-related knowledge and attitudes – Ashleigh Kent-Stallwood

Experiential learning: Bringing the physical into learning – Robert Diebner, Dr R Cutting – 2012-2013

Assessing informal learning in an aquarium using pre- and post-visit drawings – J. Cainey, R. Bowker, L. Humphrey & N. Murray Jill Cainey – published 2012

Evaluating environmental educational programs: Implications for environmental issues on public education – Dorothy A Suleh, Prof D Harwood – 2011-2012

Interpretation of Large Marine Animals: A Comparative Study of Informal Learning at Aquaria in English-speaking Countries – Caroline Thalund, University of Southern Denmark – 2006-2007

A critical analysis of the educational role of the National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth – Danielle Wright, Dr D Harwood – 2005-2006

The Travelling Discovery Centre at the National Marine Aquarium – Elinor Roberts, Uni of Glamorgan – 1999

PEOPLE & THE SEAS

Public Attitudes, Citizen Science, Policy Marine Wildlife as an important component of coastal visits: the role of perceived biodiversity and species behaviour – Deborah Cracknell – 2017

Underwater coastal litter within South Devon coastal waters – J Snelling, Dr S Fletcher – 2015

Citizen Science: Using aquarium visitors to record fish behaviours – JoannaJ Bishop, Dr P Gee – 2012

Ontological foundations and models for ornamental tropical marine fish policy – Christopher Townsend – 2010

Commercial Fishing: A comparison of attitudes between fishing industry personnel and four different social groups – Edward Rose, Dr M Donkin – 2008-2009

Does Knowledge of the National Marine Aquarium’s Charitable Status Influence the Experience of Visitors and Their Perceptions of its Value for Money? – Donna Langley, Dr M White – 2008-2009

An Investigation into the Public Attitude toward a Marine Environmental Issue in the areas of the River Tamar and Whitsand Bay – Benjamin Vieyra, Dr M Donkin – 2007-2008

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