Alumni

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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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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Tom Oliver

Tom Oliver

PhD: Dispersal strategies and space use in pollinating bees Rothamsted Research Email: thl18nrz@bangor.ac.uk Twitter: @Tomoliverbees I have a lifelong love of bees thanks to my grandparents. They were beekeepers for more than fifty years, becoming head honey judges at the Shrewsbury Flower Show, producing a film on the history of beekeeping and ultimately passing their […]

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Holly Unwin

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Fracking magma: field and experimental investigation of hydrofracture in volcanic systems Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University Email: h.unwin@lancaster.ac.uk I am a volcanology PhD student at Lancaster University investigating the formation and evolution of tuffisite veins. I completed my undergraduate masters in Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, where my masters’ project was developing the […]

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Hattie Roberts

Hattie Roberts

Do biogenic VOCs protect plant productivity under multiple environmental stress? Lancaster University and Bangor CEH Email Hattie Roberts Twitter As a Plant Biology graduate from Aberystwyth University, I am an enthusiastic ‘phyter’. My previous research has included investigating the distribution of a rare and vulnerable fungus growing on blackthorn leaves in The Burren, Ireland. A […]

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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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