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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Bradley Reed

Brad Reed

Ice-ocean interaction: effects of climate change on Antarctic ice-shelf dynamics Bangor University, School of Ocean Sciences, Email: bradley.reed@bangor.ac.uk Twitter: https://twitter.com/oceanBrrrad 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 graduated with a First-class Honours and spent […]

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Tom Oliver

Tom Oliver

PhD: Dispersal strategies and space use in pollinating bees Rothamsted Research Email: thl18nrz@bangor.ac.uk Twitter: @Tomoliverbees 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 […]

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Holly Unwin

Fracking magma: field and experimental investigation of hydrofracture in volcanic systems Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University Email: h.unwin@lancaster.ac.uk 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 […]

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Hattie Roberts

Hattie Roberts

Do biogenic VOCs protect plant productivity under multiple environmental stress? Lancaster University and Bangor CEH Email Hattie Roberts 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 […]

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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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