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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Freya Olsson

Freya Olsson

PhD: Working with natural processes to restore lake habitats Room A42 CEH Lancaster Tel: 01524 595885 Email Freya Olsson at CEH Email Freya Olsson at Lancaster University Twitter I graduated from Durham University in 2016 with a degree in Biology-Geography joint honours within Natural Sciences. As part of my final year studies I completed my dissertation […]

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Helen Ford

Helen Ford

PhD: Widening our view of the reef: the landscape ecology of disturbance and recovery on Pacific coral reefs Nautilus PhD Suite Room 327 Bangor University I completed a Bsc in Biology at the University of Sussex, which I steered towards ecology and conservation modules. I completed an MRes in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation at Imperial […]

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Abdullah Rafiq

Abdullah Rafiq

PhD: Exploring the ecology of airborne pollen biodiversity using environmental DNA analysis and identifying links to hay fever 3rd Floor School of Environment Natural Resources and Geography Deiniol Road Gwynedd LL57 2UW Tel: 01248 382281/07453973784 Email Abdullah Rafiq Twitter I completed my Undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science at the University of Bangor. My dissertation focused on […]

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Matt Amos

Matt Amos

PhD: Understanding long term climate and atmospheric composition change over Antarctica Email Matt Amos Room LG505, LEC 1 Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University My work begins with analysis of ice core records which provide a fascinating and continuous record of atmospheric composition as far back as 100000 years ago. The records of reactive gases trapped […]

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Giles Exley

Giles Exley

PhD: Sunny waters: meeting our energy, water and climate mitigation needs with floating solar Email Giles Exley Room A29a, LEC 1 Lancaster Environment Centre Library Avenue Bailrigg Lancaster LA1 4AP I am a full-time student at Lancaster University studying for a PhD in Environmental Science. My undergraduate dissertation completed at the University of Birmingham assessed […]

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Research article published

Congratulations to Cohort 2 student, Paul McLachlan who has published his first research paper recently. The paper, “Geophysical characterisation of the groundwater-surface water interface” is published in Advances in Water Resources. Interactions between groundwater (GW) and surface water (SW) have important implications for water quantity, water quality, and ecological health. The subsurface region proximal to SW […]

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James Boyd

James Boyd

PhD: Coupled hydrogeophysical and geomechanical modelling of slope stability for improved early warning of landslides Email James Boyd British Geological Survey Environmental Science Centre Nicker Hill Keyworth Nottingham NG12 5GG Originally I studied Geology with Geophysics at the University of Leicester. It was during my undergraduate degree I developed an interest in near surface geophysics, […]

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Amy Withers

Amy Withers

PhD: Interactions between migration and disease in an invasive crop pest Lancaster University Email Amy Withers I completed my undergraduate degree in biological sciences at the University of Birmingham where I focused on ecology and microbiology. My undergraduate dissertation used molecular biology techniques to investigate how fungal parasites (Cryptococcus spp.) can manipulate the immune system to […]

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Vanessa Cutts

Vanessa Cutts

PhD: Evolutionary dynamics in changing environments: oceanic islands as natural experiments Sir Clive Grainger Building University of Nottingham University Park Nottingham NG7 2RD Email Vanessa Cutts Twitter I completed a BSc in Zoology at the University of Reading followed by an MSc in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation at Imperial College. For my masters project I studied […]

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