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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 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 fate of microplastics in […]

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Mark Hamilton

Mark Hamilton

PhD: Implications of coral reef degradation for fisheries 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. He worked as a […]

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Katie Sieradzan

Katie Sieradzan

PhD: Impacts of sea level rise on atmospheric CO2 concentration during deglacial – glacial periods 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% of the […]

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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 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 to London […]

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Hannah Kemp

Hannah Kemp

PhD: Bloomin’ Blanket Weed: managing nuisance algae at National Trust water bodiesĀ  School of Geography University of Nottingham Email: hannah.kemp@nottingham.ac.uk Twitter I recently graduated from the University of Nottingham with a degree in BSc Geography. My specific area of interest has developed around freshwater bodies, exploring the physical characteristics of lakes and rivers, how they […]

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