William Hunter

William Hunter

Belfast, United Kingdom

The Queen's University of Belfast



Haven't created any projects yet! 

Published on Feb 10, 2016

The end of the campaign

So the campaign to raise money for this project has ended, and i have failed to make the target. I'd just like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who backed the project, along with Denny an...

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Published on Jan 29, 2016

A note on how stream ecosystems function.

Ok so this isn't actually about crabs, or marine ecosystems, but a little summary of some work I did in Alpine streams.Back between 2012 and 2014, I spent many happy hours in alps, and many more in...

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Published on Jan 14, 2016

Science Comedy with Belfast Bright Club.

For those of you on the island of Ireland, the next Belfast Bright Club science-comedy show will be on 18th February in the Black Box, Belfast. as part of the Northern Ireland Science Festival.http...

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Published on Jan 13, 2016

A little note on tempura green crab!

Check out the website for information on controlling green crab populations on US coasts.http://eattheinvaders.org/green-crab/

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Published on Jan 12, 2016

Coastal Mud: an astonishing amount of carbon locked away.

Just to give you an idea of the scale of carbon burial in coastal mud, here are some figures taken from a recent paper in Nature Climate Change (Atwood et al., 2015; DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2763). ...

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Published on Jan 07, 2016

Mud glorious mud.

So people often look at me strangely when I talk about work. For a start I mostly work with mud, and I get it, mud isn't necessarily the most exciting looking substance. It's not co...

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Published on Jan 04, 2016

Happy New Year

So it's back in the saddle after the Christmas vacation and New Year. Prior to Christmas I had an exciting visit to the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, and it was great to...

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Published on Jul 06, 2015

Detailed Budget

$1,000: Purchase of experimental consumables, including aquarium pipes, heaters, bottles and chemicals for the preservation of samples (such as formalin and ethanol).$2,000: Analysis of sediment sa...

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Published on Jul 06, 2015

A video of some of my stand-up

This was a video of my set from the Bright Club comedy club, as part of the Northern Ireland Science Festival.

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I think this could be a very important piece of work. As someone who suffered a bout of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever I can testify to the misery of tick-borne diseases. Best of luck with this. Please also check out my project. https://experiment.com/projects/investigating-how-green-crab-extincti...more
Hi Steven, good luck with the project. This looks very exciting. Please also check out my project. It's a bit of a different topic from Martian exploration but still interesting. https://experiment.com/projects/investigating-how-green-crab-extinction-affects-seabed-ecosystems-in-irish-waters
Good luck with the project. I think this could be a very important question, these sediments are critical links in coastal biogeochemical cycles. Please also check out my project https://experiment.com/projects/investigating-how-green-crab-extinction-affects-seabed-ecosystems-in-irish-waters