First, and foremostly, OSC staff are industrial scientists; however, in order to lend credence to research we do, we are affiliated with the prestigious Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR). We have taught for the University of Cambridge, Leeds and Heriot-Watt, and have a longstanding, academic collaboration with the University of Edinburgh’s, School of Mathematics.
We have published a book, which has sold thousands of copies world-wide, particularly in the United States, and published various articles in top scientific journals such as ICES Journal of Marine Science, Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Journal of Zoology, Marine Ecology Progress Series inter alia, plethora proceedings papers, and magazine articles www.osc.co.uk/publications-and-press-covers.
Working with Academia
On occasion, Universities contract us on projects where their expertise is limited. For example, we were involved in the Crown Estate’s Collaborative Offshore Wind Research into the Environment (COWRIE) report on an assessment for the potential of acoustic deterrents (www.thecrownestate.co.uk/media/5931/ei-km-ex-pc-mammal-072010-assessment-of-potential-for-acoustic-deterrents-mitigate-impact-on-marine-mammals-underwater-noise-arising-from-construction-offshore-windfarms.pdf ). We invite collaborative research only from academic institutions that have a proven record of accomplishment of excellence and impeccable ethics.
Student projects: Have you got what it takes to work at OSC?
At OSC, we only employee the crème de la crème. Outstanding undergraduate and graduate students with Grade A at A-Level (or equivalent), first-class Honours degrees (2:1 considered) and exceptional references are invited to present projects, which we provide data for analysis and supervise. All of our students go on to have sterling, prize-winning careers in academia; those wishing to pursue an industrial career, end up as OSC employees. An example of two of our past students can been seen at http://willpearse.com/ and https://nz.linkedin.com/in/melanieorr.