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Tilly Edwards

Tilly Edwards

PhD: Establishing the relative importance of a rainforest microcosm in oil palm plantations Location: Bangor Email: tld23fnl@bangor.ac.uk LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/matilda-edwards/ With my move to Bangor, I am looking forward to researching conservation biology while making the most of the opportunities to get outside and be active. I enjoy walking, hiking and cycling in the mountains, with a […]

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Lauren Grace Evans

Lauren Grace Evans

PhD: What’s for dinner? Oceanographic drivers of Manx shearwater chick provisioning and growth Location: Bangor Email: Lrv23ngq@bangor.ac.uk Twitter: @laurenevans217 Bangor University Research Profile webpage: https://www.bangor.ac.uk/research-students/ocean-sciences/lauren-evans-644067/en I studied Ecology at the University of Edinburgh where my honours project focused on the association between European Storm Petrel body mass and a declining principal food source. After my undergraduate degree, […]

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Katrina Woodfield

Katrina Woodfield

PhD: Investigating the role of organic nutrient resources in controlling biodiversity and production in freshwater ecosystems Location: Lancaster University Email: k.woodfield@lancaster.ac.uk I graduated from Lancaster University with a BSc in Environmental Science. As an undergraduate, I focused most of my time on the study of freshwater environments and the numerous challenges threatening them. My enthusiasm […]

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Kathryn Vest

Katherine Vest

PhD: Understanding the indirect climate impacts of halogens in the troposphere Location: Lancaster University Email: k.vest@lancaster.ac.uk LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathryn-vest-14204a230/ X: @Kathrynvxx I graduated from Lancaster University in 2023 with a BSc in Environmental Science. My main interests during my undergraduate degree included atmospheric science, climate change and I enjoyed pursuing research projects including a microclimate study […]

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Kate Heaphy

Kate Heaphy

PhD: Assessing Amazon forest vulnerability and resilience to dry periods across soil moisture & microenvironmental gradients Location: Bangor University Email: k.heaphy@bangor.ac.uk Online profiles: LinkedIn profile: www.linkedin.com/in/kateheaphy1 ResearchGate profile: www.researchgate.net/profile/Kate-Heaphy OrchidID: 0000-0001-5039-0463 Background: I am a New Zealand ecologist with a background in conservation, invasive species, and landscape-scale ecological connectivity. I have previously completed degrees at […]

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Jake Dimon

Jake Dimmon

Project title: Restoring oil palm rivers: assessing the effects of riparian re-vegetation and in-channel modifications on biodiversity and functionality Location: University of Nottingham Email: Jake.dimon1@nottingham.ac.uk Twitter: @JakeDimon97 Biography I completed my undergraduate degree in BSc Biological Sciences (Zoology) at Cardiff University in 2019 and my master’s degree in MSc Conservation Biology at the University of Derby in […]

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Francis Gyapong

Francis Gyapong

PhD: The effects of environmental metals on the spread of antimicrobial resistance genes in the stickleback skin microbiome Location: University of Nottingham Email: Francis.Gyapong@notingham.ac.uk Personal homepage/Twitter social media contact details: Twitter: (1) Gyapong Francis (@F_Gyapong) / X (twitter.com) Lab page: Lab Members | The Whelan lab LinkedIn: (7) Francis Gyapong | LinkedIn My journey tackling […]

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Annalisa Lanza

Annalisa Lanza

PhD: Agroecosystems in a Climate Crisis: Using Big Data to understand the Out of the Ordinary Location: Rothamsted Research University email: nnl23tjf@bangor.ac.uk Personal social media contact details: http://linkedin.com/in/annalisa-lanza-00b894205 My PhD is based at Rothamsted Research and will allow me to carry out crucial analysis into the outliers present within the North Wyke data. This data platform currently […]

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Modelling extreme sea states in a changing climate

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Applications are invited for a PhD studentship within the NERC-ENVISION Doctoral Training Partnership, co-funded by JBA Trust, with a project entitled: “Modelling extreme sea states in a changing climate”. Coastal systems are extremely important for the natural environment worldwide. Waves are among the most important physical drivers for their evolution. Climate change involves transformation in […]

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The Pollution-Climate-Health Dilemma: Cleaner Air but Poorer Health Outcomes under a Changing Climate?

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In the UK, air pollution has been identified as the largest environmental risk to public health, causing between 28-36,000 deaths per year. The WHO have stated that 99% of the world’s population are exposed to air quality that fails to meet their Guideline limits. Health impacts, such as hospital admissions or increased GP visits, can […]

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