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Hannah Markham

Hannah Markham

PhD: Sensitivity of aquatic insect eggs to elevated fine sediment and phosphate concentrations in rivers Environmental Sciences C Floor – Gateway Building University of Nottingham Sutton Bonington Campus Sutton Bonington Leicestershire LE12 5RD Email Hannah Markham I graduated from the University of Nottingham with a first-class degree in Environmental Science and a keen interest in […]

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Daniel Fishburn

Daniel Fishburn

PhD: Investigating the feedbacks between abiotic and biotic processes of litter decomposition in tropical dry forests Location: Room S1, Thoday Building, School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2UW Email Daniel Fishburn Tel: 07411 056630 LinkedIn Research Gate Prior to starting my PhD in Ecology, I talked with multiple trusted friends who have […]

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Ruth Carter

Ruth Carter

PhD: Complementary strategies for the sustainable management of an invasive pest in Africa Email Ruth Carter I completed my BSc in Biology at Royal Holloway University of London, where I predominantly focused on applied entomology. During my undergraduate dissertation, I produced a literature review titled ‘How insects use intracellular symbionts to overcome plant defences and […]

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Stuart Sopp

Stuart Sopp

PhD: Extending global forest carbon models based on LIDAR from tropics to other bioregions F5, Thoday School of Natural Sciences Bangor University Email Stuart Sopp I am PhD student at the University of Bangor, within the school of Natural Sciences, researching forest carbon models using LiDAR, with the aim of extending these models beyond the […]

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Alison Clayson

Alison Clayson

PhD: Geochemical controls on the dermal absorption of organic soil contaminants Location: I am hosted at the British Geological Survey in Keyworth and enrolled at the University of Nottingham Email Alison Clayson I completed my Master’s in Chemistry (MChem) at the University of Warwick, during which my master’s project focused on the synthesis and characterisation […]

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Alex Billings

Alex Billings

PhD: Plasticiser in the UK terrestrial environment: occurrence and bioaccumulation? CEH Wallingford / CEH Lancaster Email Alex Billings Twitter I am interested in the environmental fate and ecotoxicology of plasticisers in the terrestrial environment. The properties of plastics are determined in part by a cocktail of various additives known as plasticisers. The effects of these […]

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Nia Jones

Nia Jones

PhD: Dispersal of microplastics in the marine environment Room Nautilus Suite School of Ocean Sciences Bangor University Askew Street Menai Bridge LL59 5AB Email Nia Jones Twitter LinkedIn I was first able to engage in environmental research by studying for a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Geography degree at Cardiff University. Here is where […]

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Hollie Blaydes

Holly Blaydes

PhD: Solar parks: refuges for pollinators and boosting pollination services Room B159a, LEC 1 Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University Email Hollie Blaydes Twitter I completed my undergraduate degree at Lancaster University in Ecology and Conservation. My final year dissertation project was evolutionary ecology focused and investigated parental care in blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus). Following this, […]

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Sophie Young

Sophie Young

PhD: Why does C4 photosynthesis rarely evolve in trees? Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University Email Sophie Young Twitter Current Research: Throughout my PhD, I will investigate why C4 photosynthesis is only rarely present in trees. C4 is a highly efficient form of photosynthesis which is found in some of our most productive crop species such […]

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Hollie Ball

Hollie Ball

PhD: Sources, transfer and fate of microplastics in the Arctic marine environment Room B46, LEC 3 Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University Email Hollie Ball Twitter I completed my undergraduate degree in Geography at Liverpool John Moores University, where I became interested in the topic of microplastic pollution. My undergraduate research project on the origin and […]

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