Our Students

Project: Extreme climatic events: impacts of floods and droughts on freshwater ecosystems

Thomas Aspin

Thomas Aspin

University of Birmingham

Project: Life on the precipice: stress physiology of polar terrestrial invertebrates

Jesamine Bartlett

Jesamine Bartlett

University of Birmingham

Project: Parasite life cycles in changing environments: experimental and modelling approaches

Boris Berkhout

Boris Berkhout

University of Leicester

Project: Resolving pterosaur dietary ecology using tooth microwear and biomechanics

Jordan Bestwick

Jordan Bestwick

University of Leicester

Project: The geomorphic and hydraulic impacts of complex weir removals: Field evaluation and numerical modelling of risks and benefits

Amelia Bulcock

Amelia Bulcock

Loughborough University

Project: Plastic oceans, can microbes clean our mess?

Gabriel Erni Cassola

Gabriel Erni Cassola

University of Warwick

Project: Investigating the role of oceanic plateaus in early continental growth

David Cavell

David Cavell

University of Birmingham

Project: Understanding groundwater controls on microbial metabolic activity, biogeochemical cycling and associated greenhouse gas production in streambed sediments

Sophie Comer-Warner

Sophie Comer-Warner

University of Birmingham

Project: Fluvial carbon losses from oil palm plantations on tropical peat, Southeast Asia

Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook

University of Leicester

Project: Characterising the chemical and physical properties of the UK’s stockpile of depleted, natural and low-enriched uranium and its behaviour and fate on disposal

Matthew Druce

Matthew Druce

Loughborough University

Project: Controls on UK Lower Namurian Gas Shale Prospectivity: Understanding the Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Organic Matter in Siliciclastic Mudstones

Joe Emmings

Joe Emmings

University of Leicester

Project: Comparative and functional genomics of bacteria driving cycling of methylated sulphur compounds

Richard Featherstone

Richard Featherstone

University of Warwick

Project: Social and genetic networks in a huge seabird colony

Lucy Garrett

Lucy Garrett

University of Birmingham

Project: Constraining the marine environment of the Cambrian metazoan adaptive radiation

Tom Hearing

Tom Hearing

University of Leicester

Project: Testing hypotheses of deep time functional convergence between phytosaurs and crocodilians

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

University of Birmingham

Project: Reconstructing the Indian monsoon response to global climate change

Katrina Kerr

Katrina Kerr

The Open University

Project: Evolution of the Indian Summer monsoon intensification

Anouk Klootwijk

Anouk Klootwijk

The Open University

Project: Putting ‘ecology’ into environmental flows – multiple pressures and biological processes

Henk Krajenbrink

Henk Krajenbrink

Loughborough University

Project: Exploring the Daphnia magna metabolome through novel computational methods of storage, analysis and multi-omic data integration

Thomas Lawson

Thomas Lawson

University of Birmingham

Project: Glacial, hydrological and landscape change in a deglaciating catchment: Virkisjokull, Iceland

Jon MacKay

Jon MacKay

University of Birmingham

Project: Parentally Defined Methylation in the Social Insect; Bombus terrestris.

Hollie Marshall

Hollie Marshall

University of Leicester

Project: Tindfjallajökull volcano, Iceland

Jonathan Moles

Jonathan Moles

The Open University

Project: The hidden hazard of melting ground-ice in Northern Iceland

Costanza Morino

Costanza Morino

The Open University

Project: Can genomic re-arrangement be induced in maize through stress-causing controlled growth conditions?

Ryan Morrison

Ryan Morrison

University of Warwick

Project: Safer-by-design nanomaterials: strategies to design-in or design-out toxicity

Nathan Langford

Nathan Langford

University of Birmingham

Project: Cenozoic evolution of the Asian Monsoon: tectonic-climate interactions

Kate Newton

Kate Newton

University of Birmingham

Project: Adjustment of bed surface grain size and structure in coarse-grained alluvial rivers

Rosalinde Nicholls

Rosalinde Nicholls

University of Leicester

Project: Exploring the taxonomic and functional diversity of tree phyllosphere microbiota

Jess Palmer

Jess Palmer

University of Warwick

Project: Integrating forest allometric models, LIDAR and SAR remote sensing for monitoring deforestation and forest degradation at global scale

Tom Potter

Tom Potter

University of Leicester

Project: The role of lakes on the global carbon and silica cycles: drivers of seasonal variability at RostherneMere, Cheshire.

Alan Radbourne

Alan Radbourne

Loughborough University

Project: Dissecting regulation of 'cyanophage' photosynthesis: a role for non-coding RNAs?

Tamsin Redgwell

Tamsin Redgwell

University of Warwick

Project: Climatic changes in Morocco over the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event (OAE).

Matthew Saker-Clark

Matthew Saker-Clark

The Open University

Project: Metabolite and Transcriptome Profiling to Unravel Rhizo-Ecological Dynamics

Chrysi Sergaki

Chrysi Sergaki

University of Warwick

Project: Jekyll-and-Hyde interactions in marine microbial ecosystems

Despoina Sousoni

Despoina Sousoni

University of Warwick

Project: Are sills a record of horizontal compression?

Tara Stephens

Tara Stephens

University of Leicester

Project: Resilience of calcareous grassland under climate change

Melanie Stone

Melanie Stone

The Open University

Project: Feeling the heat: Birds as bioindicators of flame retardant emissions from landfill

Andrew Tongue

Andrew Tongue

University of Birmingham

Project: The Role of Fine Sediment in Catchment Scale Flood Risk Management

Sarah Twohig

Sarah Twohig

Loughborough University

Project: Hazard Uncertainty and Related Damage Potentials of Extra-Tropical Cyclones (HURD-ETC)

Michael Walz

Michael Walz

University of Birmingham

Project: Time-tagged photon detection for measuring air pollutants

Jasmine Wareham

Jasmine Wareham

University of Leicester

Project: Quantifying the influences of groundwater abstraction and hydromorphological controls on river ecosystems.

James White

James White

Loughborough University

Project: Airborne Mapping of the 3-Dimensional Structure of Urban Boundary Layers

Jordan White

Jordan White

University of Leicester

Project: Crust-mantle Exchange in Orogenic Lower Crust: the Record in High Temperature Eclogites

Eleni Wood

Eleni Wood

The Open University