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Adventures on an icebreaker doing Arctic science

Jack Garnett describes the wonder of a 3-week scientific expedition to the Arctic collecting samples for his ‘ENVISION’ PhD research into the impact of human-made pollutants in this remote region. I had tried to get fieldwork from the start of my PhD, but getting into the Arctic to collect samples is incredibly difficult, especially for […]

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R4All Course: Getting Started with R

Location: Lancaster House Hotel Date: 21-25th May 2018 Envision held a course for PhD students on Getting Started with R. This was run by Dylan Childs and Andrew Beckerman from R4All. The aim of the course was to help with the initially steep learning curve associated with R and to provide an accurate, repeatable, and […]

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Envision Internships

Envision students have been undertaking 3 month policy placements with the Open Innovation Team at the Cabinet Office in London. So far Nick Girkin, Laura Deeprose and Rachel Efrat have taken up this opportunity. You can read about Nick and Laura’s experiences here. David Foster has organised his own placement at CEH and we are currently […]

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Nathan Magnall’s Viva Success

Congratulations to Nathan Magnall who successfully defended his thesis ‘Multiscale analysis of the 2011-2012 Cordón Caulle rhyolite lava flow: commonalities in the emplacement of cooling-limited lavas’. Nathan’s supervisors were Mike James (LU), Hugh Tuffen (LU) and Charlotte Vye-Brown (BGS). His internal examiner was Steve Lane and his external examiner was Professor Katharine Cashman (Bristol). Well […]

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Research article published

Congratulations to Cohort 2 student, Paul McLachlan who has published his first research paper recently. The paper, “Geophysical characterisation of the groundwater-surface water interface” is published in Advances in Water Resources. Interactions between groundwater (GW) and surface water (SW) have important implications for water quantity, water quality, and ecological health. The subsurface region proximal to SW […]

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