Other key projects
In the last 5 years Prof Lindeque has been PI or Co-I on a number of UK and EU research grants currently including:
- NERC Changing Arctic Ocean Programme 2017-2021; Mechanistic understanding of the role of diatoms in the success of the Arctic Calanus complex and implications for a warmer Arctic (DIAPOD). Lindeque PI.
- NERC Highlight Topic Grant 2016-2020; SeA-DNA: Development and application of eDNA tools to assess the structure and function of coastal sea ecosystems. Lindeque PI.
Selected key publications
Nelms, SE; Galloway, TSG; Godley, BJ; Jarvis, DS; Lindeque, PK. 2018 Investigating microplastic trophic transfer in marine top predators. Environmental Pollution. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.02.016
Nelms, SE; Coombes, C; Foster, LC; Godley, BJ; Galloway, TSG; Lindeque, PK; Witt, MJ. 2017 Marine anthropogenic litter on British beaches: a 10-year nationwide assessment using citizen science data. Science of the Total Environmnet. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.137
Nelms, SE; Duncan, EM; Broderick, AC; Galloway, TSG; Godfrey, MH; Hamann, M; Lindeque, PK; Godley, BJ. 2016 Plastic and marine turtles: a review and call for research. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, 73 (2). 165-181. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv165
Cole, M., Lindeque, P.K., Fileman, E., Halsband, C., Galloway, T. 2015. The impact of microplastics on feeding, function and fecundity in the copepod Calanus helgolandicus. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(2): 1130–1137. doi: 10.1021/es504525u
Cripps, G., Lindeque, P.K., Flynn, K. 2014. Have we been underestimating the effects of ocean acidification in zooplankton? Global Change Biology. 20(11): 3377-3385. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12582
Lindeque, P.K., Parry, H.E., Harmer, R.A., Somerfield, P.J., Atkinson, A. 2013 Next Generation Sequencing Reveals the Hidden Diversity of Zooplankton Assemblages. PLoS ONE 8(11): e81327. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081327
Cole, M., Lindeque, P.K., Fileman, E., Halsband, C., Goodhead, R., Moger, J., Galloway, T.S. 2013. Microplastic ingestion by zooplankton. Environmental Science and Technology, doi: 10.1021/es400663f
Prof Pennie Lindeque received the Highly Cited Researcher award from Web of Science in 2019 in the field of Environment and Ecology.
Pennie held the post of Head of Postgraduate Studies at PML, including PML's involvement with the three Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs), GW4+, Spitfire and EnvEast, from 2014 - 2019.
Pennie is an invited chair of the Study Group on Integrated Morphological and Molecular Taxonomy (SGIMT).
Recent impact and outreach activities include:
- Presentation to the Parliamentary and Scientific committee on the problem of plastics and plankton (London, 2016).
- Contribution to the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) briefing on public policy issues related to marine microplastic pollution (2016).
- Popular science articles including International Council for Exploration of the Sea (ICES) feature article on ‘Plastics and Plankton’ (August 2016); Marine Biologists article ‘Plastics, plankton and pollution’ (Oct 2016), ‘Microplastics, Major problem’, Pipeline magazine, Surfers against sewage 2015.
- BBC Inside Out feature on microplastics in the marine environment, Oct 2015.
- Involvement with the production of educational films and lessons plans for GSCE national curriculum based around microplastic research in the marine environment.