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Jack Garnett

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PhD: Ice enrichment of chemical pollutants: a significant phenomenon in a warmer arctic Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University Email Jack Garnett at Lancaster I am a full-time doctoral researcher studying for a PhD in Environmental Chemistry at Lancaster University. My enthusiasm for Environmental Science was established during my undergraduate dissertation project, which focused on the […]

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Fiona Sach

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PhD: Are Land Use Decisions of African Elephants Based on Environmental Geochemistry British Geological Survey Email Fiona Sach at British Geological Survey Read Fiona’s blog I have been working for four years at the Zoological Society of London, London and Whipsnade Zoo where I was the Nutrition and Research Officer. My role included maintaining accurate […]

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Dan Blumgart

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PhD: Investigating the mechanisms behind moth declines: plants, landscape, pollution and climate Bawden Building Rothamsted Research Email Dan Blumgart at Rothamsted Research I am an ecologist mainly interested in insect ecology and conservation. I finished an MSc in Applied Ecology at the University of Exeter in 2014. My final project there was a study on […]

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Chris Kneale

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PhD: Investigating tectonic-climate interactions using sedimentary records in the Tarim Basin, China Lancaster University Lancaster Environmental Centre Email Chris Kneale at Lancaster Linkedin Profile Prior to university I spent time travelling with a few years in the army after which I completed a BSc in geology at the University of Liverpool. During my time at […]

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Chris Chandler

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PhD: Spatial and temporal patterns of liana success in Malaysia Sir Clive Granger Building University of Nottingham Email Chris Chandler at Nottingham Twitter I am interested in the dynamics of carbon and biodiversity in tropical forests and how the ecology of these ecosystems may change in response to global environmental change. In 2013 I completed […]

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Charlotte Briddon

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PhD: Assessing the impacts of aquaculture in the Philippines using palaeolimnology Sir Clive Granger Building University of Nottingham Email Charlotte Briddon at University of Nottingham Twitter I completed my undergraduate degree in Geology at The University of Southampton and have recently finished a Master’s degree in Geoscience Research at Keele University. For the latter I […]

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Briony Jones

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PhD: Whole genome metagenomics to determine land use effects on soil ecosystem services CEH Wallingford Email Briony Jones at Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Linkedin Profile I completed a BSc in Biomedical Sciences at Brunel University before going on to undertake a Master’s degree in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics from the University of York. I […]

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Beth Clark (nee Francis)

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PhD: Biological signals of the Island Mass Effect) Room: Nautilus 327 Westbury Mount School of Ocean Sciences Bangor University Menai Bridge LL59 5AB Email Beth Clark at Bangor Linkedin Profile ResearchGate Profile Twitter I began my academic journey at The University of Warwick, where I studied for a BSc in Biological Sciences. I absolutely loved […]

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Adaptation of microorganisms to stresses in diverse environments

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Environmental change and perturbation due to human activities can have devastating impacts on microbial activities like biogeochemical cycling that are essential to the earth’s ecosystem functions. Microbial adaptations to stresses have been described in the laboratory, but it is not well understood how these relate to the natural environment. In particular, we have limited knowledge […]

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Envision Induction Event 2016

Tuesday 1st – Thursday 3rd November 2016 Rothamsted Conference Centre Agenda Tuesday 1 November 2016 Arrival and lunch Welcome and Introduction Coffee/Tea Ice breaker (students and staff) Guest Speaker Games and Drinks/ Supervisor catch up, Rothamsted Pavilion (2 on map) Late Dinner at Aubrey Park Hotel Wednesday 2 November 2016 Tours of Rothamsted Research facilities […]

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