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Miss Holly Armstrong

School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)


PhD Student: Eustress and distress in marine mammals: understanding the causes of cellular stress and consequences for tissue function and whole animal health.

Supervisors: Dr. Kimberley Bennett, Dr. Mark Briffa, Dr. Simon Ingram and Dr. Manuela Truebano Garcia 


MSc Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology (with Commendation). University of Aberdeen 2011-2012. Project title: Utilising bean protein concentrate (BPC) from faba beans as an alternative protein-rich source for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) feeds: effects on intestinal morphology and the expression of IL-1β, TNF-α, IL8 and PCNA. Supervisor: Dr. Sam Martin BSc (Hons) Marine Biology. University of Portsmouth 2008-2011. Project title: The effects of naphthalene and phenanthrene on the regeneration of the sabellid worm, Sabella pavonina. Supervisor: Dr. Gordon Watson

Grants & contracts

SoMSE Studentship 2013-2016 Scottish Fisherman’s Trust award 2011