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Envision Internships

Envision students have been undertaking 3 month policy placements with the Open Innovation Team at the Cabinet Office in London. So far Nick Girkin, Laura Deeprose and Rachel Efrat have taken up this opportunity. You can read about Nick and Laura’s experiences here. David Foster has organised his own placement at CEH and we are currently […]

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Nathan Magnall’s Viva Success

Congratulations to Nathan Magnall who successfully defended his thesis ‘Multiscale analysis of the 2011-2012 Cordón Caulle rhyolite lava flow: commonalities in the emplacement of cooling-limited lavas’. Nathan’s supervisors were Mike James (LU), Hugh Tuffen (LU) and Charlotte Vye-Brown (BGS). His internal examiner was Steve Lane and his external examiner was Professor Katharine Cashman (Bristol). Well […]

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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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Devil rays get worldwide protection, and genetic tools could catch out illegal traders

Jane Hosegood, an Envision DTP student in her 3rd year at Bangor University is studying ‘Novel genetic tools for conservation and management of vulnerable manta rays’. Read her article on NERC Planet Earth to find out how she has been involved in getting worldwide protection for the devil rays she is studying: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/planetearth/stories/1857.

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The impact of the Envision Innovation Fellow

Envision DTP has created a 6 month Innovation Fellow position to initiate activities between environment research and business enterprise across a range of sectors. Dr Vincent Walsh was appointed as Innovation Fellow, based at Lancaster University. The Innovation Fellow role has allowed the time needed to: Work directly with the PhD practitioners to enhance their […]

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