Quaternary Palaeoecology at the Natural History Museum

GTA/PhD candidate Emma Readitt attended the NERC funded ‘Quaternary Palaeoecology short course’ last week in the Natural History Museum, London. Emma successfully obtained her place on the training course in December 2018 through a competitive application process. The course fully funded 15 students to travel to London, provided accommodation and to be trained by leading scholars in the palaeo field. Of the 15 students, 13 were NERC funded and given priority on the course. Emma obtained one of the two non-NERC funded slots which was notably competitive.

Quaternary Research Associations Annual Discussion Meeting 3rd-5th January 2019 at The University of Chester

Dr Joanne Egan and PhD student Emma Readitt presented their research at the QRA ADM 2019 at The University of Chester. Joanne presented her research on “Postglacial diatom-climate responses in a small lake in the Pacific Northwest of North America” discussing diatom inferred Holocene climate variation and the possible link to the El Nino Southern […]

Investigating pollution in Snowdonia and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks

Dan Knight - Investigating pollution in Snowdonia and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks

Pollution can have devastating consequences for nature and people. A recent study by Dan Knight (Geography Department, EHU) indicates that significant pollution can be found in relatively remote locations in Britain. Dan was recently granted the award of MRes for the programme of research entitled: ‘The influence of topography on pollution deposition in Snowdonia National […]

Dr Anna Jones awarded prestigious funds

Dr Anna Jones has been awarded a prestigious Research Fellowship at the Institute of Advance Study at Durham University for spring term 2020. The Institute of Advance Study is a world-leading, ideas-based Institute with research that spans a diversity of disciplines including scientific, political, and policy studies. A total of twenty visiting IAS Fellows join […]