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Mary Hodgson placement – Kruger National Park

Mary (placement student) stood on a freshly burnt site, surrounded by ash and an unburnt tree, measuring soil respiration using an IRGA and chamber

Image 1. Mary (placement student) stood on a freshly burnt site, surrounded by ash and an unburnt tree, measuring soil respiration using an IRGA and chamber As part of my ENVISION DTP PhD, I was lucky enough to undertake an internship in Kruger National Park. Working within Scientific Services, I worked with the Fire and […]

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Anna Wood

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PhD Title: Metabarcoding for the monitoring of biodiversity during forest restoration in European forests Location: Bangor University Contact information: a.wood@bangor.ac.uk Twitter: @anna_r_wood Bangor University Website: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/staff/natural-sciences/anna-wood-583948/cy About In 2021, I graduated from the University of Nottingham with an MSci integrated master’s degree in Biology. My Masters project investigated using environmental DNA (eDNA) to detect fish […]

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Ankita Bhattacharya

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PhD: The influence of groundwater and soil conditions on future flood risk of UK estuaries Location: British Geological Survey, Nottingham University: School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor university Email: ankbha@bgs.ac.uk LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/ankita-bhattacharya-93a32776 I completed my 3-years M.ScTech (Applied Geology) in 2015 from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and was recipient of the university silver medal. The […]

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Andrew Schendl

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PhD: Exploiting big data to understand access to greenspace in the UK Location: Bangor University, School of Natural Sciences LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-schendl Twitter: @SchendlAndrew Email: nds22pyt@bangor.ac.uk I completed my undergraduate degree in Conservation & Environmental Science and my Masters in Geography from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. As part of my master’s research, I explored the relationship […]

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Edward Bates

PhD: The Atmospheric Chemistry of Peroxy Radicals Location: University of Nottingham Contacts: University email: pcyejba@nottingham.ac.uk LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/edward-bates-1a1891207 Group website: https://rcpchem.com/ I am an Envision affiliated student who studies at the University of Nottingham in the School of Chemistry. My research involves developing and using a Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) setup to study the autoxidation of […]

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Matthew Appleton

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PhD: Modelling the future of coastal soft cliffs under changing climate Location: University of Nottingham emails: matthew.appleton1@nottingham.ac.uk (main) also: mapp1@bgs.ac.uk (alternative) twitter: @Matt72286888 I am a first year PhD student, funded by ENVISION, working between the University of Nottingham and the British Geological Survey. My research focusses on modelling the retreat of cliff-beach-platform systems under […]

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Will Stewart

Will Stewart

PhD: Tracing the heat signature of Atlantic Water through the GIN seas and its impact on Arctic ice and climate. Location: School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University Email: osuac9@bangor.ac.uk I have worked at Bangor University since starting my undergraduate degree in 2017, when I started studying for an MSci degree in Physical Oceanography. Throughout the […]

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Rosie Dunkley

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PhD: Why are there so few C2 grasses?    Location: Lancaster University Contact: Email: r.dunkley@lancaster.ac.uk Twitter: @dunkley_rosie Lancaster page: https://wp.lancs.ac.uk/lundgrenlab/dr-marjorie-r-lundgren/people/rosie-dunkley/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosa-dunkley-434251174/ I am a first year PhD Envision funded student in the Lundgren Lab at Lancaster University looking into C2 grasses. My project focuses on why, when C2 is posited as an intermediary evolutionary […]

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Miary Raselimanana

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PhD: Climate change effects on biodiversity: impacts of increased overwinter temperatures on UK reptiles Location: Bangor University Email: mrr22ldv@bangor.ac.uk Personal Homepage/Twitter social media contact details:  Twitter: @Miary_Ras ORCID:org/0000-0002-2312-2516 Research Gate:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Miary-Raselimanana Coming from a biodiversity hotspot like Madagascar, I had the opportunity to discover wildlife at an early age. I was particularly fascinated by chameleons. While children […]

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