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The Seagrass Ecosystem Research Group (SERG), is a joint inter-disciplinary marine research collaboration between marine biologists in the school of Biosciences at Swansea University, and interdisciplinary marine scientists at the Sustainable Places Research Institute.

Our Research Fellow Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth, along with PhD student Richard Lilley and Research Assistant Benjamin Jones conduct basic and applied research into the structure, function and resilience of seagrass meadows, within a linked social ecological system, they also focus on their food provisioning service.

The group undertake research in Wales but also work in Indonesia, the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean, Cambodia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Greece. Find out more about their work around the world.

The Seagrass Ecosystem Research Group have also set up their own charitable organisation “Project Seagrass” which is working to improve our understanding of seagrass systems in the UK and further afield and raise awareness of their ecosystem service value. Find out more about Project Seagrass.

Project team