Monthly Archives: December 2018

Bradley Reed

Room: CM203, Bangor University, School of Ocean Sciences, Craig Mair Building, Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey, LL59 5AB  Tel: +44 (0) 1248 382891 Email: Twitter: For my undergraduate degree I studied Mathematics at the University of Leeds. I quickly became interested in the applied processes and fluid dynamics in particular. In 2013 I […]

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Tom Oliver

Location: Rothamsted Research Email: Personal Homepage/Twitter social media contact details: Twitter: @_TomOliver_ I have a lifelong love of bees thanks to my grandparents. They were beekeepers for more than fifty years, becoming head honey judges at the Shrewsbury Flower Show, producing a film on the history of beekeeping and ultimately passing their passion and […]

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Holly Unwin

Room A54, Lancaster Environment Centre LEC 3, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ. Email: I am a volcanology PhD student at Lancaster University investigating the formation and evolution of tuffisite veins. I completed my undergraduate masters in Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, where my masters’ project was developing the process of equal channel […]

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Hattie Roberts

Location: Lancaster University/Bangor CEH Room LG504 Email: (Twitter) As a Plant Biology graduate from Aberystwyth University, I am an enthusiastic ‘phyter’. My previous research has included investigating the distribution of a rare and vulnerable fungus growing on blackthorn leaves in The Burren, Ireland. A later BSc project explored the surprising evidence of carnivory […]

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The environmental trade-offs of mining in a biodiversity hotspot

Historically nations have traded-off environmental degradation to achieve economic development. However, a turning point is sometimes observed above a certain level of wealth where countries invest in pro-environmental efforts. This inverted U-shape relationship between environmental degradation and a country’s GDP is the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC). If the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved […]

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