Interested in studying sharks & marine ecology?
SASC welcomes applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in researching elasmobranch life-history, biology & ecology. Student applications for more general marine ecology projects are also welcomed.
Students are supervised by our onsite research team and are assisted in the lab or field by SASC interns. Applicants must submit a detailed research proposal for review prior to being accepted into the student programme.
Students accepted into the programme must remain with SASC for a minimum of 3 months. Student fees are US$900/month.
To apply to study at SASC, Contact Us.
Past student projects
Nicola Jackson (University of Southampton)
Thesis title: Dietary analysis of a commercially exploited shark Mustelus mustelus.
Luke Gibbs (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)
Thesis title: Preliminary analysis of the socio-economic value of South Africa's recreational shark fishery.
Sophie Edwards (Swansea University)
Thesis title: Age & growth of the spearnose skate Rostroraja alba.
Matteo D'Angelo (Gothenburg University)
Thesis title: An examination of behavioral responses and detection thresholds of four Scyliorhinid shark species to a changing geomagnetic field.