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2018

Zoe Melvin

Zoe Melvin

PhD: Living with human disturbance: conservation physiology and genetics in a wild African primate Bangor University Zzm18fls@bangor.ac.uk https://uk.linkedin.com/in/zoe-melvin-186a22108 @Zoe_Melvin on twitter I completed my BSc in Zoology with a Professional Training Year at Cardiff University in 2016. For my undergraduate dissertation I conducted a population genetic analysis of the critically endangered Bojer’s skink in collaboration […]

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Rachel Gunn

Rachel Gunn

Impact of coral reef fish personalities on species persistence under environmental change Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, LA1 4YQ. Email: rlgunn1@gmail.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachellouisegunn/ Twitter: @RachelGunn5 I completed a BSc Hons degree in Zoology from the University of Nottingham in 2016. To build on this experience, I went on to complete an MSc in Marine Biology […]

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Oliver Baines

Oliver Baines

Change in arctic and alpine plant communities: the roles of climate and geodiversity Sir Clive Granger Building, University of Nottingham. Email: Oliver.Baines@nottingham.ac.uk Twitter handle: @oabaines I first completed at BA in Geography at the University of Cambridge and it was here I developed an interest in tackling issues surrounding conservation. I then went on to […]

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Amy Gresham

Amy Gresham

Environment Centre Wales, Bangor University Email: myg18xqd@bangor.ac.uk Twitter account: @amygresham48 LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amygresham48/ As someone who has always been passionate about the importance of wildlife conservation, I started my academic career knowing that I wanted to learn more about the natural world in order to do all I could to preserve it. I studied for a […]

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Andrea Sartorius

Andrea Sartorius

The impact of trace metal contaminants on environmental and animal health: a multi-disciplinary approach Vet School Clinical Building, Sutton Bonington Campus andrea.sartorius@nottingham.ac.uk @aisartorius For my undergraduate degree I studied biology, with a focus in ecology, at Pomona College, a liberal arts university in California, USA. There, I did a year–long dissertation project studying the impact […]

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Bede West

Bede West

Modelling the impact of agri-environment scheme options on soil and vegetation CEH Lancaster Email: bwest@ceh.ac.uk Twitter: @bede_west https://twitter.com/bede_west I am interested in how land management impacts affect ecosystems and their relationship with natural resource production. As plants are in the lowest trophic level and soils are the medium from which they grow means this makes […]

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Cyan Turner

Cyan Turner

Pushing the limits: Life in extreme deserts Environment Centre Wales, Bangor University Email cyt18dyb@bangor.ac.uk Linked In I spent four years at the University of Nottingham studying for my Zoology MSci, and while I was there I dabbled in a lot of different research. In the summer of 2016 I assisted in research in the Tewari […]

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Iain Hill

Iain Hill

Fish in a biogeochemical barrel: taking aim at the evolutionary consequences of nutrient colimitation in freshwater Life Sciences Building, University of Nottingham Email: iain.hill@nottingham.ac.uk After the completion of BSc (Hons) Zoology, I spent over 7 years working in medical labs, including 2 ½ years as a research technician in clinical cancer trials at the Royal […]

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Laura Hunt

Laura Hunt

Reconstructing 2000 years of hydrological change in Africa – implications for future climate scenarios British Geological Survey and University of Nottingham Email: laura.hunt@nottingham.ac.uk /lhun@bgs.ac.uk Twitter: @laura_hunt7 Lake systems in Africa provide water to some of Earth’s fastest growing and most vulnerable human populations, but are under threat from climate change and other anthropogenic pressures. My […]

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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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