Research Development & Innovation
Marine Acoustics, Environmental Monitoring, LoRaWAN in the Marine Sector
RDUK is here to research, engage and collaborate with academics, entrepreneurs and local communities, we gather data for ourselves and others from inshore waters to better understand the effect of increasing human leisure and commercial activities in UK coastal waters. RDUK contributes to the development of scalable and sustainable new products and services, we aim to extend opportunities for experiencing the marine business sector and marine science to the next generation of potential Marine Scientists, Environmentalists and Entrepreneurs.
Acoustic & LoRaWAN Monitoring Projects
Joe Dennett University of Hertfordshire Master of Science (MSc)
Project Planning, Team Management, Operations Management, Strategic Issues in technical design.
Masters projects: Supply Chain Value in areas of fast developing technology
Supply Chain Management – Technology Contract negotiations
Day Skipper + Commercial Endorsement Certification Jan 2018 – Jan 2023 License DSM1005791
Coastal Skipper / Yacht Master Offshore Shorebased course – 23/04/2018
Intermediate Powerboat Certificate 17/06/2018 BSAC Dive leader September 2001
Meg Hayward Smith
Marine Scientist at Research Development UK.
BSc (Hons) Marine Biology from Unicversity of Exeter.
Researching and testing the use of Marine Acoustics and LoRaWAN in the marine environment around the Cornish Coast.
Skipper on ‘Molly Oxford’ a traditional 28ft Heard Gaff Cutter used for testing equipment out at sea.
Founder of Falmouth Marine Conservation and a recent graduate from Exeter University Meg gained knowledge in a variety of marine ecological processes and Marine species.
Skilled in communications, team management, event coordination and public speaking.
RYA Day Skipper & RYA Senior Sailing Instructor, BSAC Sports Diver
Seiche MMO and PAMguard Operator
Marine Deposits and Recoveries
Our Heard 28 gaff cutter based at Falmouth. She has five berths in two cabins, heads & a galley.
We can access all UK coastal waters and stay at sea for weeks ata time. We are currently testing Chelonia F-PODs, LoRaWAN SMBs and data streaming solutions.
Molly Oxford is MCA Cat 2 coded to operate commerciually up to 60 miles from a safe haven and WiSe scheme accredited.
Odie is our beach scout.