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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 […]

October 10, 2017 2017

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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 […]

October 10, 2017 2017

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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 […]

October 10, 2017 2017

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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 […]

October 10, 2017 2017

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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 […]

October 6, 2017 2017

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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 […]

October 5, 2017 2017

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James Boyd

James Boyd

PhD: Coupled hydrogeophysical and geomechanical modelling of slope stability for improved early warning of landslides Email James Boyd British Geological Survey Environmental Science Centre Originally I studied Geology with Geophysics at the University of Leicester. It was during my undergraduate degree I developed an interest in near surface geophysics, as electro-magnetic methods had a part […]

October 4, 2017 2017

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Vanessa Cutts

Vanessa Cutts

PhD: Evolutionary dynamics in changing environments: oceanic islands as natural experiments University of Nottingham Email Vanessa Cutts Twitter I completed a BSc in Zoology at the University of Reading followed by an MSc in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation at Imperial College. For my masters project I studied an asexual class of microscopic animals: Bdelloid rotifers in […]

October 2, 2017 2017

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