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The SAGES Graduate School is convened by Dr John Howe (SAMS).
Current SAGES Funded Students
Rachel Oien Aberdeen Themes 1 & 3 Climate at the onset of the Antarctic ice-sheet growth: a detailed analysis of ice-buried glacial cirques.
Carla Casas Abertay Theme 2 Utilising anthropogenic waste products for Microbial-Induced calcite Precipitation.
Julien Sartorius Dundee Theme 4 Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change: engaging participatory approaches to inform community decision-making.
Henry Finn Edinburgh Theme 4 Going beyond transmission: Promoting the transformative potential of Education for Sustainable Development .
Francesca Gregory Edinburgh Theme 2 How green will the Arctic get? Understanding plant nutrient availability in Arctic ecosystems and its impacts on global climate change.
William Harcourt St Andrews Themes 1 & 3 The application of millimetre wave radar to the study of volcano-glacier interactions and ice-ocean interactions in conditions of reduced visibility.
Current Associate Students


Joel Blackburn
Temitope Olumuyiwa Akinsanpe Aberdeen Themes 1, 2, 3, 4 & CESD Organic Geochemistry of Devonian Terrestrial Organic Matter.
Lucy Ashpitel Aberdeen Themes 1 & 4 Bacteria-amoebae interactions: investigating their relationship with an insight on how the anthropogenically contaminated environment and the interaction bacteria-protists favour the rise of antimicrobial resistance.
Tracy Asamoah-Boateng Aberdeen Theme 4 Exploring the impacts of pro-poor Solar Home System (SHS) on adopters in the off-grid rural communities of Ghana.
David Ania Ayiine-Etigo Aberdeen Themes 1, 3, 4 & CESD Technological Innovation systems of offshore wind potential in Ghana and eco-tourism.
Carol Barbone Aberdeen Theme 4 Marine Protected Areas and Brexit – Navigating Complexity and Securing Reforms for Sustainable Marine Systems.
Aberdeen Themes 1 & 3 Understanding stream-aquifer interactions and their influence on flow regimes and fluvial processes in a newly restored ephemeral stream.
Simona Caruso Aberdeen Themes 1 & 3 Sediment dynamics and destabilization of continental margins: Predicting shelf and slope instability under a changing climate.
Emma Cary Aberdeen Theme 4 Understanding stakeholder decision-making for restoration and rewilding initiatives in the UK.
Hannah Poppy Clark Aberdeen Them 3 The role of sponge competition on cold-water coral reefs.
Maria del Pilar Di Martino Perez Aberdeen Themes 2 & CESD Unconventional reservoir imaging and geological interpretation in porous, heterogeneous environment via integrated seismic, petrophysical and mineralogical techniques.
Oludare Durodola Aberdeen Themes 1, 2 & 3 Optimising water use and soil carbon sequestration in agricultural co-cropping systems .
Aya El Samad Aberdeen Theme 4
Annabel Everard Aberdeen Theme 1 The palaeoenvironmental history of ancient deciduous woodlands in Scotland & Ireland, with particular emphasis on the sub-canopy layers.
Jessica Fennell Aberdeen Theme 1 Evaluating nature based strategies in rural landscapes for managing low flows and stream temperatures.
Rebecca Fletcher Aberdeen Theme 1 Ice Streams: Present to Palaeo.
Antonia Foley Aberdeen Themes 1 & 2 Water resources in agricultural settings: unravelling patterns in water storage, flows and water quality.
Simona Gabrielli Aberdeen Themes 1 & 4 Moving: PhD in Geophysics and Geography.
Jesus Mezquita Gonzalez Aberdeen Themes 1 & 3 Hydrogeophysical approaches for characterising fluid flow and storage in weathered/fractured reservoirs and implications for hydrocarbon and groundwater exploration in basement rocks.
Mhairi Hallford Aberdeen Theme 1 Mapping and measuring glacier mass balance: developing a best practice approach for understanding glacier change.
Yogendra Kumar Aberdeen Theme CESD Ground water flow characterisation using self-potential geophysical method at fracture scale.
Bartosz Kurjanskii Aberdeen Themes 1, 2, 3 & CESD Glacigenic reservoir characterisation using sedimentology, geomorphology and virtual outcrop mapping.
Eva Loerke Aberdeen Themes 1 & 3 UAV thermal remote sensing for assessing river temperature.
Afolabi Morakinyo Aberdeen Themes 2 & 3 Basin and petroleum systems (hydrocarbon generation, expulsion, migration and loss) modelling.
Rita Noelle Moussa Aberdeen Themes 2 , 3 and 4 Conversion of wastewaters and organic waste into valuable chemicals, energy and organic fertilizers.
Martyn Roberts Aberdeen Theme 1 The role of place and scale on effectiveness of temporary storage areas for surface run off attenuation.
Haruna Dantata Salihu Aberdeen Themes 1, 3, 4 & CESD Systematic Investigation of Interfacial Tension Measurements of Brine and Hydrocarbon Systems with CO2: CO2-Eor and CCS.
Natasha Simmonds Aberdeen Theme 4 Facilitating a natural capital approach in Marine protected area governance in the UK.
Panayiota Sketsiou Aberdeen Theme 1 Extending the life of mature basins in the North Sea and imaging sub-basalt and sub-intrusive structures using seismic intensity monitoring.
Louise Smith Aberdeen Theme 1 The historical ecology of lowland hillscapes: assessing the impact of post-medieval settlement colonisation on relationships between humans, animals, and plants.
Jamie Stevenson Aberdeen Theme 1 The role of isotopes in urban eco-hydrology.
Danni Thompson Aberdeen Themes 3 & 4 Drivers of individual specialisation in foraging behaviour in a model seabird, the Falkland Islands shag.
Leia Tilley Aberdeen Themes 1, 2, 3 & 4 An Integrated Multi-Proxy Approach to the Late Pleistocene Landscapes and Environments of Ireland and Scotland, and the Potentials for Human and Faunal Recolonizations at the End of the Last Ice Age.
Marja van den Houten Aberdeen Themes 3, 4 & CESD Environmental Stewardship and the changing face of Citizen Science .
Abiodun Akinola Abertay Theme 4 Optimisation of renewable energy resources for global energy security: a case study of Nigeria.
Adnan Khan Abertay Theme 2 Developing a smartphone mobile application for Scotland that takes camera images and environmnetal covariates .
Abdullahi Baba Mohammed Abertay Theme 4 An Integrated Assessment of Environmental Impact and Sustainability of Oil Refinery Development and Operations in a Developing Country: A Case Study of Kaduna Refinery in Nigeria.
Segun Olo Olorunsiwa Abertay Themes 2, 3 & 4 Development, Implementation and Effectiveness of Environmental Impact Assessment on Oil and Gas Facilities in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria .
Laura Young Abertay Themes 1 & 4 Enhancing Scotland’s resilience to climate change – a blue-green infrastructure inclusivity framework based on community-centred nature-based solutions.
Sarah Crowe Dundee Themes 1 & 4 Water smart cities: towards a place-based approach for waterfront management and flood protection
Travis Dickinson Dundee Theme 1 Proglacial landform and sediment signatures of subglacial overdeepenings
Tanya Jones Dundee Themes 1, 2, 3 & 4 Can restorative justice create a principle for and process of restorative climate justice applicable to adaptation needs of communities affected by deglaciation?
Tanya MacDonald Dundee Themes 1, 2, 3, 4 & CESD Education for Sustainability through Outdoor Learning .
Kate Sargent Dundee Theme 4 Intersections of waste and unwanted materials with the lives of African street youth.
Aidan Wrethman Dundee Themes 1, 3 & CESD Examining the tsunami risk from submarine landslides to current & future coastal energy technologies.
Hao Wu Dundee Themes 3 & 4 Research on the Framework of Environmental Public Interest Litigation in China under Judicial Practice
Asiah Haieri Yazdi Dundee Theme 4 Oil to Gas Shifting by Regional Gas Diplomacy Over The Persian Gulf.
Kerr Adams Edinburgh Themes 1, 3 & 4 Scotland’s freshwater landscape and its resilience to change: as assessment to support future policy.
Prerita Agarwal Edinburgh Theme 3 Modelling Black Carbon Aerosols over South Asia using a High-Resolution Regional Chemistry-Transport model.
Luisa Escobar Alvarado Edinburgh Themes 1 & 4 Socio-ecological dynamics of miombo woodlands in southeast Angola.
Ayushi Arora Edinburgh Theme 3 Photocatalytic Oxidation for water treatment and environmental remediation .
Nicholas Ashmore Edinburgh Theme 3 Predicting the fate and transport of CO2 in carbon storage reservoir overburden.
Ludwig Baldszti Edinburgh Themes 1, 2, 4 & CESD Assessing extinction risk in plants .
Sophie Baldwin Edinburgh Themes 1 & CESD Intraplate Magmatism at the Cameroon Volcanic Line.
Elizabeth Balmer Edinburgh Themes 1 & 3 Sedimentary development of the latest cretaceous-neogene of West Cyprus.
Hannah Bischof Edinburgh Theme 3 Future changes in sea ice and upper ocean mixing in the warming West Antarctic Peninsula.
Kelsey Archer Barnhill Edinburgh Theme 3 Cold-Water Coral Reef Growth and Loss in a Changing Ocean.
Rosie Bisset Edinburgh Themes 1, 3 & CESD Monitoring and modelling changes to polar ice sheets and ice caps over the last 50 years.
Julien Bodart Edinburgh Themes 1 & 3 Reconstructing the history of marine basins in West Antarctica.
Hannah Bryant Edinburgh Theme 3 Hydrogen the Fuel of the Future? Modelling its Environental Impacts.
Ashley Buchan Edinburgh Themes 1 & 4 Beetles and the development of Thorne Moors, SE Yorkshire, UK.
Charlie Bunce Edinburgh Theme 3 Investigating controls on calving front morphology at Kangiata Nunata Sermia a Greenlandic tidewater glacier.
Sophie Butcher Edinburgh Themes 1 & CESD What can low-frequency seismicity tell us about subduction zone volcanic processes?
Hannah Calleja Edinburgh Themes 1 & CESD Explosive basaltic eruptions and the potential role of supercritical fluids
Ri Cao Edinburgh Themes 1 & CESD Massive volcanic domes on Venus and the mobalisation of crystal mush: Insights from the Troodos Ophiolite, Cyprus
Mariana Garcia Criado Edinburgh Theme 1 Quantifying distribution shifts of plant species under climate change.
Gergana Daskalova Edinburgh Theme 1 Attribution of biodiversity change to land-use change and climate change.
Margot Debyser Edinburgh Theme 3 Characterising nutrient cycling in the Atlantic Arctic gateways using dissolved nitrate and silicon isotopes.
Richard Delf Edinburgh Theme 1 Characterisation of subglacial hydrology in Svalbard using ground penetrating radar.
Ribanna Dittrich Edinburgh Theme 3 The Role of Organic Matter in the Oceans around Antarctica.
Justine Perry Domingo Edinburgh Theme 1 Assessment of spatial and temporal variation in the sediment and metal fluxes in nickel-mining affected catchments.
Antonia Doncila Edinburgh Theme 3 Nitrogen cycling in the warming Acrtic Ocean.
Wenquan Dong Edinburgh Theme 2 Mapping forest biomass and biomass change in China .
Dana Druka Edinburgh Theme 2 Developing a simple, cost-effective way to assess peatland health on the molecular level.
Matthew Dumont Edinburgh Themes 2 & 3 Reconstructing the biological pump in the Southern Ocean across the last deglaciation.
Marthe Faber Edinburgh Themes 1, 2, 3, 4 & CESD 3D Imaging with Seismic Wavefield Gradiometry
Nina Fischer Edinburgh Themes 1, 2 and 4 Shaping the future of the UK’s landscapes – building a decision support system for sustainability
Ben Fisher Edinburgh Themes 2 & 3 How do climate-driven shifts in phytoplankton composition influence carbon and nitrogen uptake and recycling along the West Antarctic Peninsula?.
Morag Fotheringham Edinburgh Theme 3 Ice-Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions in the Arctic
Adam Francis Edinburgh Themes 2 & 3 Controls on nitrogen fixation in the subtropical North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
David James Fulton Edinburgh Themes 3 & CESD Mechanisms and effects of decade scale climate variability.
Christine Gaebel Edinburgh Theme 4 Operationalising Evidence-based Management of Marine Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction in a Changing Ocean.
Boris Gailleton Edinburgh Theme 1 Topographic response to cessation of subduction in the Carpathian mountain range.
Ivonne Garcia Edinburgh Theme 3 Mechanisms of Long-term climate variation over Central America: the role of atmospheric teleconnections.
Marta Santos Garcia Edinburgh Themes 2 & 3 Changes in nitrogen inputs and cycling in the warming Arctic Ocean.
Selena Georgiou Edinburgh Themes 2, 3 and CESD Assessing greenhouse gas fluxes from tropical peatlands.
Emma Graf Edinburgh Themes 1 & CESD Evacuation of earthquake-triggered landslide sediment by rivers in the Nepalese Himalaya.
Rebecca J. Grant Edinburgh Theme 4 The geographies of energy justice: assessing the implications of off-grid solar PV promotion and uptake in Rwanda.
Maude Grenier Edinburgh Theme 2 Autumn planting phenology responses to a warming Arctic.
Tom Grove Edinburgh Theme 3 Assessing the impact of whale watching encounters on blue and humpback whale populations in north Iceland.
Peter Hargreaves Edinburgh Themes 1 & 4/td> Remote Sensing of poverty and its role in measuring socioeconomic conditions at fine spatio-temporal resolution.
Calum Hoad Edinburgh Theme 1 Arctic greening across spatial scales.
Ed Holt Edinburgh Themes 1 & 3 Investigating the potential collapse of Greenland’s land-terminating margin.
Leam Howe Edinburgh Themes 1 and CESD Remote sensing and modelling of mountains snow patches.
Carla Huynh Edinburgh Theme 1; Glacial retreat in southernmost Patagonia since the last glacial maximum.
Chris Holdsworth Edinburgh Themes 2, 4 & CESD Tracking industrial scale CO2 mineralisation at the CarbFix2 site, Iceland using a combination of geochemical tracing and reservoir modelling.
Nick Homer Edinburgh Themes 3 & CESD Image processing and machine learning techniques applied to remotely sensed data.
Richard Ing Edinburgh Theme 3 Investigating the influence of meltwater runoff and near-terminus subglacial hydrology on the dynamics of Greenland’s marine-terminating glacier margins.
Lokesh Jain Edinburgh Theme 2 Will ice mélange reduce the sensitivity of the Greenland Ice Sheet to climate warming?
Shona Jenkins Edinburgh Themes 1 and 4 The human uses of the central Congo basin peatlands.
Diana Jerome Edinburgh Themes 1 & 4 Shrub climate sensitivity across boreal, subarctic and tundra ecosystems
Zixuan Jia Edinburgh Theme CESD The influence of the East Asian monsoon on air quality in China.
Jize Jiang Edinburgh Themes 2 & 3 Quantifying climate-dependent ammonia emissions and investigating the impacts on air quality and climate.
isabel Key Edinburgh Themes 3 and 4 Characterising the biodiversity of temperate seagrass meadows.
Callum Leavey-Wilson Edinburgh Themes 1 & 4 Land use integration, change and conflict amelioration in the British uplands.
Rory Leslie Edinburgh Theme 2 Quantifying rates of CO2 dissolution in natural CO2 reservoirs through integration of noble gas geochemistry and 3D reservoir modelling.
Tancrede Leger Edinburgh Themes 1, 3 & CESD Reconstructed dating of preserved quaternary glacial rock deposits.
Anna Mackie Edinburgh Theme 3 Interpreting Earth’s top-of-the-atmosphere broadband radiation fluxes using numerical models.
Blair Mackie Edinburgh Themes 2, 3 & 4 Resource Recovery from Chitosan and Ragworms’ Bioremediation of Waste.
Frederik Dahl Madsen Edinburgh Theme CESD Reconciling geomagnetic jerks with intradecadal variations in length-of-day.
George Malczyk Edinburgh Theme 3 .Glaciology. Title: Imaging Elevation of the Cryosphere from combined analysis of large datasets of satellite, airborne and field observations.
Monika Mendelova Edinburgh Theme 1 Reconstructing the timing, extent and significance of Quarternary glaciations in Patagonia.
Aideliz Montiel Alvarez Edinburgh Themes 1 & CESD A new 3D conductivity model of the British Isles based on magnetotelluric data for space weather impact studies.
Jonathan Morley Edinburgh Themes 1 & 4 Quantifying the effects of development projects on biodiversity conservation in West Africa.
Jazmin Mota Edinburgh Themes 2, 3 & 4 Drivers for a Lower Carbon Intensity Economy in Mexico, CO2 – EOR and storage projects.
Elise Mouat Edinburgh Theme 4 Gas management in low heat generating waste geological disposal facilities using alternative sustainably sourced rock materials.
Alexis Moyer Edinburgh Theme 3 Investigating tidewater glacier and iceberg submarine melt rates in Greenlands fjords.
Keiko Nomura Edinburgh Theme 1 Impacts of palm oil plantations on forests in Southeast Asia.
Amaris Ormond Edinburgh Themes 1, 2, 3 & 4 ‘Resilience and acclimation potential of temperate rainforest lichens
Louise Parkes Edinburgh Themes 1 & CESD Investigating seismic anisotropy in a gas chimney using ambient seismic methods.
Leo Peskett Edinburgh Theme 1 Runoff generation, flow paths and flooding in the UK uplands.
Hannah Picton Edinburgh Themes 1, 3 and CESD The influence of climate on the long-term stability of Greenland’s outlet glaciers.
Hannah Pollak Edinburgh Theme 2 Informing Design of Novel Materials for Drug Pollution Remediation through Molecular Modelling.
Alex Priestley Edinburgh Theme CESD Assimilation of geophysical data in snow hydrology modelling.
Laura Quick Edinburgh Themes 1 & 4 Sediment dynamics of the Himalayan foreland basin from the Neogene to present times.
Myriam Andrea Rada-Torres Edinburgh Theme 1 Constructing a high resolution palaeosecular variation master curve describing the geomagnetic field in Scotland during the last 10,000 years.
Berta Ramiro Sanchez Edinburgh Theme 3 Biogeographical patterns in the deep ocean: environmental, biological and historical drivers in the North Atlantic.
James Scott Robinson Edinburgh Theme 4 Socio-ecological impacts of community forest management in Tanzania.
Peter Rowe Edinburgh Theme 4 Faith in the Forest: Christianity, Conservation, and Relationships in the Dakatcha Woodland, Kenya.
Marina Ruiz Sanchez Oro Edinburgh Theme 1 Learning to recognise landslides and catastrophic landscape change with deep neural networks.
Michael Saunders Edinburgh Themes 3 & 4 An Observational Review of Submarine Hydrothermal System Geochemistry and an Evaluation of Vented Products as an Unconventional Mineral Resource.
Julian Shield Edinburgh Theme 2 The role of organic nitrogen in the nitrogen cycle of temperate forests
Lauren Shotter Edinburgh Theme 1 Environmental Impact of Plinian Eruptions in Iceland.
Jiacheng Sun Edinburgh Themes 2 & 4 A study of algae-derived biochar and bioenergy using pyrolysis.
Paul Tepes Edinburgh Themes 1 & 3 Arctic glacier and ice cap change using high resolution CryoSat-2 swath altimetry.
Saraswati Thapa Edinburgh Theme 1 Modelling the impact of sediment transport on flooding in the Kathmadu Basins, Nepal.
Polly Thompson Edinburgh Themes 1 & 3 Volcanic ash layers and environmental change: Decoding records of past landscapes held within tephra layers.
Galina Toteva Edinburgh Themes 1, 2 & 3 Measuring the Effects of Ammonia Dry Deposition on Nitrous Oxide Fluxes from Forest Soils.
Anya Towers Edinburgh Theme 1 What determines the delivery of coarse sediments and can it be predicted in Scotland? .
Andrew Twelves Edinburgh Themes 2 & 3 Modelling the influence of ice shelf melt on primary productivity in the Amundsen Sea, West Antartica.
Donny Rio Wahyudi Edinburgh Themes 1, 3 and CESD Can geomorphic indicators to be used to infer relative motion along a major fault?
Warwick Wainwright Edinburgh/SRUC Theme 4 Economic mechanisms for supplying agrobiodiversity conservation services.
Kai Wan Edinburgh Themes 3 & 4 The temperature -related mortality in Scotland’s changing climate in terms of its science and policy landscape.
Xutong Wang Edinburgh Themes 1 & 2 Thermochemical coupling with electrokinetic treatment for sewage sludge utilization.
Yue Wang Edinburgh Theme 2 Torrefaction (Pyrolysis) of Biomass.
Ziqiong Wang Edinburgh Themes 3 & CESD Modelling anlysis of atmospheric pollutants over China.
James Watt Edinburgh/SRUC Theme 1 Predictive Modelling of Vanadium Cycling, Speciation and Bioavailability in Contrasting Scottish and Chinese Lake Sediments.
Ian Watt Edinburgh Themes 2 & 4 A laboratory investigation of carbon dioxide storage by mineral carbonation..
Diorbhail Wentworth Edinburgh Themes 2 & 4 Facilitating the circular economy in India’s food security: the social, economic and agronomic barriers and opportunities of sewage.
Jakub Wieczorkowski Edinburgh Themes 1, 4 and CESD From little things, big things grow: biodiversity patterns and extinction risks of grasses and forbs in African savannas.
Joshua Williams Edinburgh/SRUC Theme 3 Controls on Ice Discharge from the Greenland Ice Sheet.
Laura Wollacott Edinburgh Theme 4 Sages Pawprint Internship – improving behaviour change outcomes.
Rosie Wood Edinburgh Themes 2 & 4 Molecular modelling for design of biochar materials.
Chenzhe Xu Edinburgh Theme 2 Prediction of biochar longevity and carbon sequestration efficiency in soil systems: a new modelling approach.
Aythya Young Edinburgh Themes 1 & 3 Insects, post glacial colonisation and refugia in Northern Norway.
Jayoung Yun Edinburgh Theme 3 Dust as an important driver of Asian monsoon variability.
Alcide Zhao Edinburgh Themes 3 & CESD Modelling the effects of atmospheric chemical compositions on climate change and extremes.
Uduak Essien Affiah Glasgow Themes 1, 3 & CESD Vulnerability of the Nigerian coast to climate change induced coastal hazard.
MD. Jahangir Alam Glasgow Themes 1, 2, 3 & 4 The composition and pollution implications of waste materials from historic paper making sites in Scotland.
Khaled Alghafli Glasgow Themes 3 & 4 Quantifying regional groundwater recharge using GRACE satellites.
Daniel Bezzera Glasgow Theme 1 Landscape evolution of mountainous regions in intraplate settings.
Fakhri Bintang Glasgow Theme CESD Numerical modelling of melting and magmatic differentiation in planetesimals
Maricela Blair Glasgow Themes 4 & CESD Micro- and nanoplastics in wastewater systems and receiving waters.
Alison Brown Glasgow Themes 2, 3 & 4 Greenhouse gas emissions from human impacted rives and estuaries: identifying ‘hotspots’ from source-to-sea, their drivers and stability .
Danielle Buchanan Glasgow Theme 1 & 3 Seasonal to decadal scale change of a rock coast system: Platform erosion and boulder transport dynamics, Glamorgan Coast, UK.
Marta Argemi Cierco Glasgow Themes 1 & 2 Nature based coastal protection: A predictive model for marsh ecosystem services.
Carolyn Cload Glasgow Themes 1 & 3 The effect of channel confinement on long term flood risk in dynamic river systems.
Edward Curley Glasgow Theme 1 Investigating the impacts of hydrodynamics on the behaviour of the endangered freshwater pearl mussel.
Kwetishe Danjuma Glasgow Themes 1 & 3 Fluvial Sedimentology – Automated Quantified Analysis of Distributive Fluvial System (DFS) .
Marli De Jongh Glasgow Themes 1, 3 & 4 Sustaining Scotland’s clay-rich sandstone buildings.
Laura Ebeler Glasgow Themes 1, 3 & 4 Development of an interdisciplinary decision support tool to inform mangrove restoration/conservation in large Asian deltas
Cameron Floyd Glasgow Themes 1, 2 & CESD Space Weathering of Carbonaceous Asteroids and its Astrobiological Implications
Charlotte Francoz Glasgow Themes 1 & 3 Assessing Saltmarsh Resilience in a changing climate.
Chao Gu Glasgow Theme 2 Does catchment inorganic C influx drive freshwater CO2 degassing?
Holly Hourston Glasgow Theme 2 Biogeochemistry of the Winchcombe meteorite CM1 clasts.
Neil Jackson Glasgow Theme 4 Green biofilters: testing multifunctional urban greening solutions that improve asset resilience and air and water quality
Kelly James Glasgow Theme 2 The Evolution of Post-Hydration Heating in Carbonaceous Chondrites in Relation to C-Complex Asteroids.
Laura Elise Jenkins Glasgow Theme 1 Scottish maerl bed blue carbon in a changing world
Heather Kerr Glasgow Theme 1 Spatial variability in meander characteristics.
Faisal Waleed Khudhur Glasgow Theme 2 Carbon capture using alkaline wastes.
Beth Langley Glasgow Theme 2 Arctic Blue Carbon: human and climatic drivers of change.
Qing Li Glasgow Theme 1 Geographic Object Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) in Tropical Rivers of Philippines.
Jose Porfirio Del Angel Lozano Glasgow Theme 2 A comparison of passive atmospheric CO2 capture with steel slag in Mexico and the United Kingdom.
Mairi MacArthur Glasgow Themes 1, 3 & 4 Geodiversity and marine biodiversity interaction: enhancing ecosystem service provision on rocky and engineered coasts.
Ellen MacDonald Glasgow Themes 2 & 3 Oceans on Acid: using historic ocean acidification to understand marine ecosystem function under global change.
Patrick McMaster Glasgow Theme 1 Where do Whale Skeletons Come From?
Jennifer Mallon Glasgow Themes 2 & 3 Coral reef community metabolism.
Pierre-Etienne Martin Glasgow Theme 1 Delivery of water on Earth by carbonaceous chondrites.
Christopher Masafu Glasgow Themes 3 & CESD A novel approach for flood hazard mapping
Nina Merz Glasgow Theme 1 Calibrating the Mini Buoy to monitor tidal hydrology within salt marsh vegetation to measure wave attenuation
Freya Muir Glasgow Themes 1 & 3 Real-time monitoring and modelling of coastal change
Aine O’Brien Glasgow Theme 1, 2, 4 & CESD Macromolecular carbon in martian meterorites.
Franziska Paul Glasgow Theme 4 Energy Democracy Coalitions and Radical Energy Futures.
Velveth Perez Glasgow Themes 1, 4 & CESD Volcanic processes and hazard assessment of the Torfajokull volcanic area, Iceland.
Mmapula Sylvia Phesodi Glasgow Theme CESD Genesis of kimberlites and evolution of the underlying lithospheric mantle in Botswana.
Sophie Plant Glasgow Themes 2 & 3 Deciphering triggers of past coral bleaching.
Octria Adi Prasojo Glasgow Theme 1 Understanding the morphodynamics of global river deltas facing the sea-level rise. .
Yusuff Sarnoh Glasgow Themes 1 & 4 Drought Vulnerability Assessment of Central and North-West Liberia to Climate Change.
Charlotte Slaymark Glasgow Themes 3 & CESD Development and the application of biomarkers for climate change in the United Kingdom for the last glacial-interglacial transition and early Holocene.
Kirstin Somerville Glasgow Themes 1 and 4 Earth Writing: Teaching Glacial Processes through Creative Expression.
Lea Stolpmann Glasgow Themes 2 & 3 Mangrove sediment carbon budgets along eroding and prograding coasts
Eilidh Stott Glasgow Themes 1, 3, 4 & CESD Rainfall-to-reach, real time modelling of braided river morphodynamics.
Amanda Stubbs Glasgow Themes 2 and 3 Natural CO2 sequestration in unexpected places.
Pamela Louise Tolentino Glasgow Theme 1 Influence of catchment characteristics on hydrologic regimes.
Breanna Van Glasgow Theme 1 MSc Identify and assess changes associated with the post-restoration stage of two-stage channel design and embankment set-back restoration on the Upper Nith river near New Cumnock, Scotland .
Savanna van Mesdag Glasgow Themes 2 & 4 Anthropogenic biodiversity – geodiversity: can legacy industrial waste help offset falling global biodiversity?
Yuchen Wang Glasgow Theme 1 Sediment Transport of Made Ground along urban Scottish Coasts
Rachel Williams Glasgow Theme 1 Masters by Research in Earth Science: Quantifying variation within the medial portion of modern and ancient distributive fluvial systems.
Kang Xie Glasgow Themes 1 & 3 Quantifying Late Quaternary sea-level changes and paleoclimatic conditions: the Iona speleothem record.
Josephine Zimba Glasgow Themes 3 & 4 Precarious Lives: Assessing the effects of climate change and urbanisation on livelihoods in Malawi.
Mary Abed Al Ahad St Andrews Theme 3 Air Pollution, Health, Mortality, and Ethnicity: Analysis of Longitudinal and Census Data from the United Kingdom with High-Resolution Spatial Data.
George Biddulph St Andrews Themes 1 & 2 Past & present spatial patterning of the newly discovered peat swamp forests in the Congo Basin.
Kirsty Eleanor Black St Andrews Themes 2 & 3 Assessing the resilience of Scotland’s Blue Carbon Sediment Stores.
Florian Brouillet St Andrews Themes 3 & CESD Climate impact of the 1783 Laki eruption: Study and review of 1783 Laki eruption using new hight time resolution elements and S isotopes measurement from Greenland Ice core.
Alexander Chaudhri St Andrews Themes 3, 4 & CESD Idealised Modelling of Monsoon Depressions and Their Response to a Warming Climate.
Camille Choquet St Andrews Them 4 Conserving the tropical peatlands of the north Peruvian Amazon while supporting and improving the livelihoods of the people who live there: an analysis of the multi-level strategies.
Hanna Ewen St Andrews Themes 2, 3 & CESD Scotland’s Deep Carbon Resources: Sources, Rates and Fates .
Rhiannon Grant St Andrews Themes 1, 2, 3, 4 & CESD The quantity and quality of organic matter in the sediments of the Firth of Clyde
Oliver Hall St Andrews Theme 3 Predicting tidewater glacier retreat .
Alex Houston St Andrews Themes 1 & 2 Sources, Sinks and Subsidies of Carbon within Coastal Saltmarsh Habitats.
Corallie Hunt St Andrews Theme 2 A national inventory of sedimentary blue carbon for Scotland.
Laura Kamp St Andrews Theme 3 Assessing the impact of environmental chemicals on seabird development and health.
Georg Kodl St Andrews Themes 1, 3 & CESD Use of High-Resolution Remote Sensing Imagery and Spatial Models of Erosion to Assess the Sustainability of High-Latitude Rangeland Grazing Areas .
Willem Koster St Andrews Theme 1 New digital tools for using palaeoenvironmental records to understand longterm human ecodynamics in Iceland.
Kayleigh Letjerbarrow St Andrews Theme 1 Using palaeo-data to inform Scots pine woodland management for climate change resilience
Anna Macphie St Andrews Theme 1 Human impacts on Amazonian peatlands.
Benjamin Ong St Andrews Theme 4 ( Extra) ordinary natures: exploring urban human-nature relationships through decolonial, place-based, transformative learning.
Simone Riegel St Andrews Themes 1, 2 & 4 The Potential of Scottish Saltmarshes for Climate Change Mitigation.
Madison Shankle St Andrews Theme 3 Southern Ocean Mechanisms of CO2 Draw Down and Release on Glacial/Interglacial Timescales .
Li Wang St Andrews Theme 2 Holocene climatic and anthropogenic drivers of Scottish peatland dynamics
Yuhang Wang St Andrews Theme 4 From fossil fuels to renewable energy: how does the energy transition affect China’s energy security
Fritha West St Andrews Themes 1 and 4 Mapping social values, attitudes and practices to inform effective ecological and cultural restoration of ‘lost’ tree species.
Abigail Whitefield St Andrews Theme 4 Developing Policies for Managing Peri-Urban Deer in Lowland Scotland: Understanding Perceptions to Shape Policymaking.
Ella Wood St Andrews Theme 1 Hydrologic significance and climate response of rock glaciers in the Tien Shan, Kazakhstan .
Beate Zein St Andrews Themes 3 & CESD Modelling geomagnetic bird navigation.
Christian Armstrong SAMS Themes 1, 3 & CESD Assessing dynamic seabead change on the UK continental shelf.
Alasdair O’Dell SAMS Themes 2 & 3 Scotland’s blue carbon: the contribution from seaweed detritus.
Lea Riehn SAMS Theme 3 River Robots: Utilizing novel autonomous technologies, observations and models to investigate freshwater coastal dispersio.
Jamie Rodgers SAMS Theme 3 Sea ice retreat – using AUV’s to measure the turbulent polar oceans.
Hayley Swanlund SAMS Theme 4 Seaweed farming in Europe: Appraisal and quantification of ecosystem services.
Heather Anderson Stirling Theme 4 reconciling discrepancies in scientific and non-scientific ontologies of safe water with case studies in the global North and the global South.
Allan Audsley Stirling Themes 2 & 3 Scotland’s Pockmarks: Understanding the link between gas-escape features and buried carbon in fjordic systems.
Olivia [email protected] Stirling Theme 4 Above and Belowground Ecological Linkages in Temperate Forest Soils. .
James Blaikie Stirling Theme 1 Palaeoecological reconstruction of rapid Late-glacial-Holocene environmental change for Central Patagonia, South America.
Emily Bonsall Stirling Theme 2 Preservation of organic matter by reactive iron species on Mars relevant to Mars Sample Return
Natalie Boyd Williams Stirling Themes 3 & 4 Exploring the role of human excreta in developing sustainable rural futures in India.
David Bryan Stirling Themes 1 & 2 Integrated management of Scotland’s agricultural wetlands to deliver multiple benefits and minimise pollution swapping
Alexandra Bulgakova Stirling Themes 2 & 3 Commercial scale efficiency and environmental assessment of Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA).
Jodie Geldard Stirling Themes 1, 3, 4 & CESD Surge Forth: Understanding glacier dynamics where the Scottish Highlands meet the Lowlands.
Nicola Horsburgh Stirling Themes 3 & 4 Future proofing Scotland’s remote coastal areas: evaluation of the potential for nature-based coastal adaptation .
Celeste Kellock Stirling Themes 2 & 4 Source to Sea: Soil carbon transport from forested environments to coastal waters.
Charlotte Lee Stirling Themes 3 & 4 Invisible threats to Oceans (InTo): assessing the combined toxicity effects of emerging anthropogenic pollutants on microbial communities.
Neil McDonald Stirling Theme 1 Getting to the bottom of ice shelves (
Kirelle McManus Stirling/CEH Theme 4 Environmental pollution and human health in Malawi’s informal settlements.
Catherine Mercer Stirling Theme 1 Taking the escalator to extinction: Understanding the role of rapid forest expansion in driving hotspots of extinction risk for endemic species in Taiwan.
Rebecca Metcalf Stirling Theme 4 The survival, persistence and ecology of microbial pathogens on the surfaces of environmental plastic pollution.
Kirsten O’sullivan Stirling Themes 1, 2, 3, 4 & CESD Changing distribution and composition of sub-tropical montane forests in Taiwan.
Thomas Ovenden Stirling Theme CESD Assessing the resilience of UK forests to extreme climate events.
Heather Purshouse Stirling Theme 4 Opportunities and barriers for recovering value from faecal sludge in African cities.
Flora Rendell-Bhatti Stirling Themes 1 & 4 Plastics and the hidden majority – Conservation implications for a threatened UK freshwater fish.
Jazz Rhoades Stirling Themes 1 & 3 Climate change in marginal habitats: understanding heterogeneity in European beech demography across its rear edge margin.
Kathleen Stosch Stirling Themes 1 & 4 Building resilience to respond to future environmental change across Scottish catchments.
Ximena Aguilar Vega Stirling Themes 2 & 3 Ice and Ocean colour: the study of carbon in glaciomarine systems through remote sensing.
Ilgaz Cakin UHI Themes 2, 3 & 4 Reed bed use within Scotch Whisky Distilleries to treat waste water: a new toolkit to help maximise performance.
Lian Godwin UHI Themes 1, 2 and 3 From landscapes to freshwater invertebrates: understanding the effects of peatland restoration on Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) habitat in the Flow Country.
Kiri Lutter UHI Themes 1 and 2 Unravelling the impact of potentially toxic metals in functionalised biochar on soil and plants.
Anna McWilliam UHI Themes 1, 2 & 4 Innovative brash management to enhance water quality following peatland restoration and forestry operations.
James Slingsby UHI Themes 3 & 4 Top predator usage of tidal-stream sites in relation to fine-scale surface hydrodynamic features – using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) as an ecological survey tool.
Callum Thompson UHI Theme 1 Developing a trait-based approach to understand Sphagnum responses to hydrological stress in the context of peatland restoration.
Jake Witherington UHI Themes 2 and 3 Modelling eco-hydrological feedbacks and resilience in the blanket bogs undergoing restoration in the context of climate change.
Inne Withouck UHI Theme 4 Optimising the siting of marine renewable energy developments.
Huiyi Zhang UHI Theme 3 Can marine derived plastic litter be used in water remediation?
Wisdom Adza UWS Theme 4 Exploring the relationship between road traffic noise, air quality and public health.
Elisa Giammarini UWS Themes 1, 2 & 4 Bacteria-amoebae interactions: investigating their relationship with an insight on how the anthropogenically contaminated environment and the interaction bacteria-protists favour the rise of antimicrobial resistance.
Ogechukwu Okwu UWS Themes 2 & 4 Challenges for the formal system upgrade where the informal system has a dominant role in WEEE management: A case study of Port-Harcourt Municipal Council, Nigeria.
Umme Rubab UWS Themes 3 & 4 Climate variability and food security.
Na Song UWS Theme 4 Contaminants of wastewater from Hydraulic Fracturing and the Fate Migration and Transformation of pollution in environment/food chain: case study in Hunan Province, China.
Current Affiliated Students
Sara Trojahn Heriot Watt Themes 1, 2 & 3 The role of dissolved organic matter in Atmosphere-Land-River interactions.