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

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

Molly on Kiln Quay

Molly Oxford

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.

Coding disk1

Odie is our beach scout.