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Eilidh Forster

Eilidh Forster

PhD: Developing environmentally sustainable forestry value chains Bangor University Email Eilidh Forster Twitter LinkedIn My first degree was a MEng in Chemical Engineering from Strathclyde University. Since graduating I have had a varied and interesting career that has taken me from weather forecasting at the Met Office to working for one of the UK’s leading […]

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Jeneen Hadj-Hammou

Jeneen Hadj-Hammou

PhD: Functional changes in coral reef marine protected areas Lancaster University Email Jeneen Hadj-Hammou Twitter LinkedIn ReseachGate I moved to the UK in 2011 for my undergraduate degree in Ecology and Environmental Biology at the University of Leeds. After my second year at university, I decided to do an industrial placement at the Royal Botanic […]

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Clare Brewster

Clare Brewster

PhD: Impact of ozone on nitrogen dynamics of grassland vegetation Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Email Clare Brewster Following degrees in Geography (Hull University, 1984-87), and Environmental Policy (Wye College, 1988-89) I had a varied and interesting career from 1990-2010 working largely on environmental issues at district, county and regional levels of local government, much […]

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Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith

PhD: A multi-scale assessment of the regrowth potential of secondary forests in the Brazilian Amazon Lancaster University Email Charlotte Smith Twitter LinkedIn My academic career began with the University of Exeter in Cornwall, where I studied BSc Conservation Biology and Ecology, followed by MSc Sustainable Development (Climate Change and Risk Management). Studying with Exeter gave […]

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Sarah Bond

Sarah Bond

PhD: Demographic consequences of variation in individual foraging strategies of northern fulmars School of Ocean Sciences Bangor University Email Sarah Bond I studied biology at the University of Manchester, graduating in 2013.  I then worked as a research assistant for OxNav research group on Skomer Island, using Manx shearwaters to study behavioural questions relating to […]

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Anita Weissflog

Anita Weissflog

PhD: Assessing the role of fungus-mediated plant-soil feedbacks during secondary succession of tropical forests School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography Bangor University Email Anita Weissflog I am keen to understand how multi-trophic species interactions contribute to shaping and maintaining biodiversity. In line with this goal, I studied the impact of predators on defensive traits […]

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Jade Bowling

Jade Bowling

PhD: The role of supraglacial lakes in ice sheet change and sea level rise Lancaster University Email Jade Bowling I completed my undergraduate studies at Northumbria University, where I studied BSc Geography. My dissertation assessed the impact of volcanic tephra thickness on ice ablation rates, based on field experiments on Solheimajokull glacier, Iceland. This led […]

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Freya Olsson

Freya Olsson

PhD: Working with natural processes to restore lake habitatsCEH Lancaster Email Freya Olsson at CEH Email Freya Olsson at Lancaster University Twitter I graduated from Durham University in 2016 with a joint-honours degree in Biology-Geography within the Natural Sciences programme. As part of my final year studies, I completed my dissertation assessing the impact of […]

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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 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 College London, which involved two […]

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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 School of Environment Natural Resources and Geography Bangor University Email Abdullah Rafiq Twitter I completed my Undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science at the University of Bangor. My dissertation focused on the Warburg and Crabtree effects in cancer […]

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