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The genomic and adaptive consequences of extreme, human-mediated population decline

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Human activities are placing incredible pressure on the natural world and impacting population sizes of wild organisms, but the consequences of severe population decline in the wild is poorly understood. Survival of species experiencing such declines may be hampered by a limited ability to adapt to changing environments, reduced fertility and greater susceptibility to disease […]

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Katie Devenish placement – UKRI Policy placement with Senedd Research

Envision student Katie Devenish standing in front of Cardiff castle whilst on placement

Earlier this year I had the wonderful opportunity to do a 3-month UKRI Policy Internship at Senedd Research. The bursary provided by UKRI meant I was able to relocate to Cardiff for the duration of the placement, meaning I could work in the office, meet my colleagues face-to-face and attend First Ministers Questions and a […]

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Megan O’Hara

Megan O'Hara

PhD: What drives cold pulses at remote tropical reefs?  Location: Menai Bridge, Anglesey. SOS Bangor University. Email Megan O’Hara Linkedin I’m currently studying a PhD in Physical Oceanography at Bangor University titled “What drives cold pulses at remote tropical reefs?”. I hope to evidence that upwelling events recorded in the Pacific are internal waves by […]

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Lisa Goberdhan

Lisa Goberdhan

PhD: Functional Role of Uncharted Coral Reef Habitats in the Anthropocene Location: School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University Email Lisa Goberdhan Twitter My academic journey began at the University of the West Indies where I graduated with a BSc in Civil with Environmental Engineering in 2014. I worked in the energy sector for two years […]

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Joe Douglas

Joe Douglas

PhD: Urban greenspace – what attributes determine wellbeing? Location: Environment Centre Wales, Bangor. Email Joe Douglas Twitter I graduated from the BA Human Sciences course at the University of Oxford in 2018 – a degree that covers many academic disciplines across the biological and social sciences. My time on that programme gave me a deep […]

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Jessica Hey

Jessica Hey

PhD: How do birds contribute to the spread of antimicrobial resistant microorganisms? Email Jessica Hey Twitter Research Gate I am a PhD student at Bangor University, studying the role that gulls play in the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Antimicrobial resistance is a global health issue, and though it is a naturally occurring process, it has […]

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