Gauging the threat
The first ever study of the white shark population of Dyer Island (Gansbaai, South Africa), widely accepted as being the great white shark capital of the world.
The tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth
A novel photographic method that reveals significant differences between the sexes in the relationship between tooth cuspidity and shark total length.
White shark kinematics
How do we know what white sharks do, day to day?We clamp awesome cameras to their dorsal fins. We then watch the footage - boom!
White shark tracking
We put tags on sharks. We then follow them around the ocean. In any other scenario, this behaviour would seem creepy.
Cryptic habitat use of white sharks in kelp forest revealed by animal-borne video
The first published research based on the dataset collected in 'White shark kinematics', showcases and analyses white shark behaviour in South African kelp forests.
White shark research priorities
43 white shark experts got together to identify the 10 most critical research priorities for the species.
Gauging the Threat: The First Population Estimate for White Sharks in South Africa Using Photo Identification and Automated Software
Published: June 12, 2013 - Alison V. Towner, Michelle A. Wcisel, Ryan R. Reisinger, David Edwards, Oliver J. D. Jewell
The tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth: tooth shape and ontogenetic shift dynamics in the white shark Carcharodon carcharias
Published: October 1st, 2017 - GCA French, M Stürup, S Rizzuto, JH Van Wyk, D Edwards, RW Dolan, SP Wintner, AV Towner, WOH Hughes
Published: January 30, 2016 - Oliver JD Jewell, David Edwards
Marine Dynamics Academy
A series of programs that specialise in practical, skills-based training for international students. Content revolves around research, eco-tourism and outreach in the marine environment.
Home to the UK's largest videogame based courses, facilitating future industry pioneers through a wealth of experienced staff and specialised facilities.
SharkStuff is a small, UK-based charity operating projects which predominantly focus on researching and engaging the public with UK shark species.
Interactive Filmmaking Lab
The Interactive Filmmaking Lab at the School of Computing and Digital Technologies of the Staffordshire University, has been established by Dr Polina Zioga.
Centre of Archaeology
Based at Staffordshire University, the Centre of Archaeology is committed to providing unparalleled support, expertise and consultancy on a wide variety of archaeological projects.
An independent marine research company in Mossel Bay, South Africa.Primarily focused on white shark research and community outreach.I helped establish the company from 2009 to 2012.