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Research Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast, UK, researching the distribution and release mechanisms of pollutants in peatlands worldwide, from the Arctic to the tropics (Leverhulme Trust Research Grant - PIPES: Pollutants In PEatlands: from sink to Source - PI: Graeme Swindles).


I am a peatland scientist, interested in the response of these fragile ecosystems to past and future environmental change. My research has primarily focused on permafrost peatlands and Arctic ecosystems, and I have deep interests in climate science, bioclimatic modelling, palaeoecology, and ecohydrology. 


Previous positions: 

  • 2023: Postdoctoral Research Associate on ICAAP: Increased Carbon Accumulation in Arctic Peatlands, University of Exeter, UK



  • PhD (2023) - Changing ecology, hydrology and permafrost in circum-Arctic peatlands: University of Leeds, UK
  • AFHEA (2022)
  • MSc by Research (2019): Physical Geography, University of Leeds, UK
  • BSc (Hons) (2018): Physical Geography, University of Leeds, UK

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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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