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Affiliate Students

Ibrahim Ben Amr Aberdeen Theme 3 Marine megafauna, population dynamics, impacts of human activities on marine organisms.
Laura McHardie Aberdeen Themes 1 & 4 The ecology of early medieval royal centres (Palaeoecology).
Rong Qu Aberdeen Theme 2 Soil carbon cycling as affected by aggregate structure collapse and reformation.
Longwin Sii Aberdeen Theme 2 Impacts on Nitrogen Flux brought about by the addition of Biochar in peat.
Sesana Igirigi Abertay Theme 4 Assessing the viability of renewable energy solutions: Using a sustainable business model framework (case for Nigeria).
Luis Miquel Tomas Abertay CESD Development of 4D imaging methods to quantify soil structural dynamics with applications to soil science.
Roseanne McDonald CEH/Stirling Theme 2 Greenhouse gas release from UK reserviors.
Emma Bryder Dundee Theme 1 & 2 Quantifying carbon losses by peat erosion from the Glenfeshie Moine Mhor in relation to past, present and future management of red deer.
Verity Flett Dundee Theme 1 & 3 Glacier & Hydrological modelling - Iceland.
Julen Gonzalez Dundee/Hutton Institute Theme 4 Sustainable Development: Why is it not delivering on its promises?
Marisol Lopez Dundee Theme 4 Human Geography, Achieving Fairness? An evaluation of poverty alleviation strategies.
Christopher Lyon Dundee Theme 4, 1, 3 & CESD Explore & develop the social concept of power as it relates to resilience thinking and practice.
Jennifer Williams Dundee Theme 4 Exploring tools and processes for resilience learning: How can joined-up learning influence effective policy processes?
Frazer Christie Edinburgh Themes 1 & 3 Constraining Ice, Ocean & Climate interaction in the Bellinghausen sea sector of the West Antarctica.
Damon Davies Edinburgh Themes 1 & 3 Glaciology - "The nature and dynamics of ice stream beds: assessing their role in ice-sheet stability".
Richard Delf Edinburgh Theme 1 Characterisation of subglacial hydrology in Svalbard using ground penetrating radar.
Lizzie Dingle Edinburgh Theme 1 River dynamics in the Himalayan foreland basin
Michael Galante Edinburgh Theme 2 Adding carbon revenues to increase the utilisation of reduced impact logging in the forest management units of Sabah, Malaysia: An economic enhanced approach.
Penelope How Edinburgh Theme 1 Examining links between glacier velocities and calving behaviours in Svalbard.
Alexis Moyer Edinburgh Theme 3 Investigating tidewater glacier and iceberg submarine melt rates in Greenlands fjords.
Leo Peskett Edinburgh Theme 1 Runoff generation, flow paths and flooding in the UK uplands.
Antony Phin Edinburgh Theme 2 Environmental Science: Quantifying impacts from windfarm development on peatland for aquatic carbon and nutrient fluxes.
John Preston Edinburgh Theme 1 The geomorphology of Viking and medieval harbours in the North Atlantic.
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.
Donald Slater Edinburgh Theme 3 Investigating controls on flow variability in Greenland tidewater glaciers.
Maricela Blair Glasgow Themes 4 & CESD Micro- and nanoplastics in wastewater systems and receiving waters.
Bianca Cavazzin Glasgow Themes 3 & CESD Paleotemperature change in the drought-prone Canadian Prairies.
Charlotte Francoz Glasgow Themes 1 & 3 Assessing Saltmarsh Resilience in a changing climate.
Hazel Long Glasgow Theme 2 Fresh waters de-gas CO2 to the atmosphere; Why? How much? When? Where?
Jill McColl Glasgow Themes 2 & 3 Climate variability over the past 1000 years in Japan; a multi-biomarker approach.
Charlotte Slaymark Glasgow Themes 3 & CESD Development and the application of biomarkers for climate change in the United Kingdopm for the last glacial-interglacial transition and early Holocene.
Crystal Smiley Glasgow Theme 3 Understanding seasonal North Atlantic climatic variability over the recent Holocene.
Fabricio Guaman St Andrews Themes 3, 4 & CESD Quantification of the effects of ocean acidification on benthic foraminifera.
Angela Roberts St Andrews Theme 3 Benthic foraminifera in the NE Atlantic (Palaeoceanography).
Noor Saeed St Andrews Theme 4 Analysing geographical variation of morbidity and mortality in relation to proximity from health services across Scotland.
Craig Smeaton St Andrews Themes 2 & 3 Long-term perspective on the cycling and storage of carbon in Scottish coastal waters (from source to sink).
Riccardo Arosio SAMS Themes 1 & 3 The Hebrides Ice Stream (HIS) and the degalaciation of the Hebrides shelf and Firth of Lorn, Western Scotland, UK.
Lewis Drysdale SAMS Theme 3 Arctic Fjords: simplified modelling and the role of freshwater.
Neil Fraser SAMS Theme 3 Impact of variable ocean/shelf exchange on glacial dynamics in SE Greenland.
Joshua Ratcliffe SAMS/UHI Theme 2 The Flow Country peatlands: Studying the past to shape the future.
Rebecca Barclay Stirling Theme 1 Human ecodynamic records, formation and cultural use of Wetland areas in Northern Iceland.
James Blaikie Stirling Theme 1 Palaeoecological reconstruction of rapid Late-glacial-Holocene environmental change for Central Patagonia, South America.
Renee Hermans Stirling Theme 2 Greenhouse gas budget measurements in forest-to-bog restoration sites in the Flow country, Scotland.
Melanie Kingsbury Stirling Theme 1 Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of landscape change in the Northern Isles, Scotland.
Chris Pollard Stirling Theme 4 Linking game theory and structured decision-making for management of conservation conflict.
Helena Stewart Stirling Theme 1 Peat's secret archive: reconstructing the North Atlantic storm frequency and volcanic eruption history of the last 10,000 years.
Kathleen Stosch Stirling Themes 1 & 4 Building resilience to respond to future environmental change across Scottish catchments.
Deborah Wood Stirling Themes 2 & 3 Linking carbon and iron cycles by investigating transport, fate and mineralogy of iron-bearing colloids from peat-draining rivers - Scotland as model for high-latitude rivers.
Isotein Ikiroma-Owiye UWS Theme 4 The impact of climate variability on the incidence of waterborne diseases in Scotland.
Susan Mwila Kabwe UWS Themes 3 & 4 A risk based approach to water resource management in urban Zambia under a changing climate.
Sibonakaliso Mpala UWS Theme 4 The hydrogeological characterisation of alluvial aquifers in sub-Saharan Africa using remote sensing techniques and hydrological measurements.
Zermina Qayyum UWS Themes 3 & 4 Geospatial analysis of climate change vulnerability in South Asia using Remote Sensing.
Elena Sesana UWS Theme 4 Risk, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change of cultural heritage in Scotland.

Completed Affiliate Students

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David Ashmore Aberdeen Themes 1 & 3 Waterflow beneath the Antarctic ice sheet. David is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Aberystwyth. To find out more about David's experience as a SAGES affiliated PhD student read his testimonial.
Caroline Clason Aberdeen Theme 3 Quantitative controls on the routing of superglacial meltwater to the bed glaciers and ice-sheets. Caroline is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Physical Geograpy and Quarternary Geology, University of Stockholm. To find out more about Caroline's experience as a SAGES affiliated PhD student read her testimonial.
James Lea Aberdeen Themes 1 & 3 Numerical modelling tidewater glacier dynamics, palaeo-glaciology and geomorphology glacial sedimentology. James is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Stockholm.
Jenny Gilford Abertay Theme 2 Modelling & visualising the role of soils in maintaining ecosystems, goods and services. Jenny was awarded an MPhil and is currently seeking employment as an I.T professional. To find out more about Jenny's experience as a SAGES affiliated PhD student read her testimonial
Archana Juyal Abertay Theme 2 Influence of soil structure on spatial and temporal distribution of bacteria in soil. Archana completed her PhD in December 2015 and has undertaken a Postdoctoral scholarship for 3 months at Bremen University.
Anna Koza Abertay Theme 2 Adaption and niche construction by Pseudomonas flourescens SBW25. Anna is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark. To find out more about Anna's experience as a SAGES affiliated PhD student read her testimonial.
Dr. Radoslaw Pajor Abertay Theme 2 The role of fungal growth dynamics in changes to the structure and hydraulic properties of soils. Radoslaw is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Division of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham.
Oana Iacob Dundee Theme 3 Assessing the performance of natural flood management as a climate change adaptation strategy from an ecosystem services perspective. Oana completed her PhD and is now a Water engineer with ARUP.
Timothy Lewis Dundee Theme 1 Soil erosion and impacts on biodiversity through loss of wild flower seedbanks in agro-ecosystems. Timothy is currently employed by Sirius Minerals as an Agronomy Analyst.
Martin Muir Dundee Theme 3 Developing adaptation strategies to minimise the impact of climate change on the conservation interest of Scotland's standing fresh waters. Martin set up a full service digital agency.
David Yawson Dundee Themes 1, 3 & 4 Virtual water and Climate change; Implications for UK food security. David is currently a Lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
Ian Bartholomew Edinburgh Theme 3 Investigating the subglacial hydrology and the dynamics of a Greenland outlet glacier. Ian is currently a Risk Analyst with RMS.
Tom Cowton Edinburgh Theme 3 Investigating the hydrology of a Greenland outlet glacier.Tom has completed his PhD and is currently a Post Doctoral Researcher with the University of Sheffield.
Andrew Tedstone Edinburgh Theme 3 Utilise field data to understand the impact of melting and hydrology on Greenland ice sheet dynamics. Andrew completed his PhD in December 2016. He is now a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Bristol.
Callum Graham Glasgow Theme 1 Geology, Masonry Protection and Conservation: "The effects of road salts on historic sandstone masonry." Callum has compleed his PhD and is now a Building materials analyst with the Scottish Lime Centre.
Ben Smith Glasgow Theme 2 Assessing carbon and nutrient leakage from peatland soils arising from the Gordonbush Renewable Energy Development. Ben has completed his PhD.
Andrew Wilbur Glasgow Theme 4 Growing a radical ecology in rural Northern Italy. Andrew has completed his PhD and returned to the US.
Holly Deary St Andrews Theme 4 Evaluating the fault lines in the practical application of "rewilding" in the Scottish Highlands. Holly has completed her PhD and will graduate in June 2015. She is about to commence a post with Scottish Natural Heritage in their Wildlife Operations team.
Alex Gnanapragasem St Andrews Theme 4 Assessing the impact of life experience on sustainability behaviours. Alex completed his PhD in February 2016. He is now a Research Fellow in Sustainable Consumer Behaviour at Nottingham Trent University.
John Higson St Andrews Theme 1 Partitioning modes and rates of sediment flux derived from terrace-channel coupling, Yuba River, California. John received an MPhil and is now a rowing coach at the University of Edinburgh.
Nikki Khanna St Andrews Theme 3 Biological responses of formanifera to ocean acidification. Nikki is working on her thesis and is currently working for the geological consulting company, Ichron.
Georgina King St Andrews Theme 3 The application of luminescence dating within glacial environments through high-resolution analysis of modern glacifluvial deposits from Jostedal. Georgina is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Quarternary and Environmental Change Research Group, University of Aberystwyth.
Claudia Mansilla Stirling Theme 1 Palaeoecological reconstruction of rapid Late-glacial-Holocene environmental change for Fuego - Patagonia, South America. Claudia has completed her PhD and returned to Chilie, she is a Research Associate at the Instituto Antartico Chileno (INACH).
Louise Slater St Andrews Theme 1 Imprint of climate in alluvial channel geometry. Louise graduated in October 2014 and is now a Lecturer in Physical Geography at Queen Mary University, London.
Domokos Gyore SUERC Theme 2 Track the fate of CO2 injected into deep geological formations using stable and noble gas isotopes. Domokos completed his PhD in November 2015 and is now a Technician in Isotope Geoscience at SUERC.
Dr. Reka Hajnalka-Fulop SUERC Theme 1 Develop a novel use of cosmogenic nuclides to quantify amounts and timing of soil loss at a site. The isotopes that will be used are 10Be and 14C. Reka is currently a Post Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Geology & Mineralogy at the University of Cologne. To find out more about Reka's experience as a SAGES affiliated PhD student read her testimonial