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Matt Amos

Matt Amos

PhD: Understanding long term climate and atmospheric composition change over Antarctica Email Matt Amos Lancaster Environment Centre Lancaster University My work begins with analysis of ice core records which provide a fascinating and continuous record of atmospheric composition as far back as 100000 years ago. The records of reactive gases trapped within the cores could […]

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Giles Exley

Giles Exley

PhD: Sunny waters: meeting our energy, water and climate mitigation needs with floating solar Email Giles Exley Lancaster Environment Centre I am a full-time student at Lancaster University studying for a PhD in Environmental Science. My undergraduate dissertation completed at the University of Birmingham assessed the suitability of a solar farm microclimate for an Agrivoltaic […]

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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 […]

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Amy Withers

Amy Withers

PhD: Interactions between migration and disease in an invasive crop pest Lancaster University Email Amy Withers I completed my undergraduate degree in biological sciences at the University of Birmingham where I focused on ecology and microbiology. My undergraduate dissertation used molecular biology techniques to investigate how fungal parasites (Cryptococcus spp.) can manipulate the immune system to […]

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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 […]

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