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Stuart Sopp

Stuart Sopp

PhD: Extending global forest carbon models based on LIDAR from tropics to other bioregions F5, Thoday School of Natural Sciences Bangor University Email Stuart Sopp I am PhD student at the University of Bangor, within the school of Natural Sciences, researching forest carbon models using LiDAR, with the aim of extending these models beyond the […]

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Alison Clayson

Alison Clayson

PhD: Geochemical controls on the dermal absorption of organic soil contaminants Location: I am hosted at the British Geological Survey in Keyworth and enrolled at the University of Nottingham Email Alison Clayson I completed my Master’s in Chemistry (MChem) at the University of Warwick, during which my master’s project focused on the synthesis and characterisation […]

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Alex Billings

Alex Billings

PhD: Plasticiser in the UK terrestrial environment: occurrence and bioaccumulation? CEH Wallingford / CEH Lancaster Email Alex Billings Twitter I am interested in the environmental fate and ecotoxicology of plasticisers in the terrestrial environment. The properties of plastics are determined in part by a cocktail of various additives known as plasticisers. The effects of these […]

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Nia Jones

Nia Jones

PhD: Dispersal of microplastics in the marine environment Room Nautilus Suite School of Ocean Sciences Bangor University Askew Street Menai Bridge LL59 5AB Email Nia Jones Twitter LinkedIn I was first able to engage in environmental research by studying for a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Geography degree at Cardiff University. Here is where […]

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Hollie Blaydes

Holly Blaydes

PhD: Solar parks: refuges for pollinators and boosting pollination services Room B159a, LEC 1 Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University Email Hollie Blaydes Twitter I completed my undergraduate degree at Lancaster University in Ecology and Conservation. My final year dissertation project was evolutionary ecology focused and investigated parental care in blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus). Following this, […]

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Sophie Young

Sophie Young

PhD: Why does C4 photosynthesis rarely evolve in trees? Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University Email Sophie Young Twitter Current Research: Throughout my PhD, I will investigate why C4 photosynthesis is only rarely present in trees. C4 is a highly efficient form of photosynthesis which is found in some of our most productive crop species such […]

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Hollie Ball

Hollie Ball

PhD: Sources, transfer and fate of microplastics in the Arctic marine environment Room B46, LEC 3 Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University Email Hollie Ball Twitter I completed my undergraduate degree in Geography at Liverpool John Moores University, where I became interested in the topic of microplastic pollution. My undergraduate research project on the origin and […]

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Mark Hamilton

Mark Hamilton

PhD: Implications of coral reef degradation for fisheries Room B46, LEC 3 Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University Email Mark Hamilton Twitter LinkedIn Mark is an Envision DTP funded PhD student at the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC). He completed his BSc Marine Biology and MRes Applied Marine & Fisheries Ecology degrees at the University of Aberdeen. […]

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Katie Sieradzan

Katie Sieradzan

PhD: Impacts of sea level rise on atmospheric CO2 concentration during deglacial – glacial periods Room CM203 School of Ocean Sciences Bangor University Email Katie Sieradzan I am a first year physical oceanography PhD student at Bangor University, studying the impacts of sea level on atmospheric CO2 since the Last Glacial Maximum. So far, 75% […]

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Calum Ramage

Calum Ramage

PhD: Assessing the impact of environmental contaminants in the Kruger National Park, South Africa: From sediments to crocodiles Room B31, School of Veterinary Sciences and Medicine University of Nottingham Email Calum Ramage Research Gate LinkedIn Originally half Scottish and half English, I grew up as a nature and wildlife enthusiast in rural France. I move […]

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