We have strong links with other IBERS research groups (Rumen Microbiology, Stress Physiology, Biocomputing), with other departments at AU (Centre for Glaciology and Geochemistry, IGES, formalized via the Microbes & Earth Systems Interdepartmental Cluster) and with other universities and research institutions world-wide:-

  • Bacterial Signalling (Warwick University);
  • Trace Gas Detection (Radbouds University,Nijmegen); 
  • Lung Cancer Biomarkers and Microbiology (MEDLUNG project: Swansea University) 
  • Cryosphere Ecosystems (University of Bristol / Sheffield University /Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Lancaster / Universität Innsbruck / Alpineforschungstelle Obergurgl / Chiba University; 
  • Flow cytometry – Dijon, Las Palmas; Comparative Genomics – CNRS Saint-Paul-lez-Durance; 
  • Fungal phylogenetics - Friedrich Schiller University Jena, NCBI, RBG Kew); 
  • Coalmine Drainage geomicrobiology – Bangor University & British Geological Survey.

We welcome further collaborations (including enquiries from potential PhD student and visiting researchers).