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Postgraduate students with an interest in climate change involved in the Priestley Climate Scholars programme of engagement and professional development.

Priestley Scholars

NameSchoolJob titleAreas of expertise
Beverley AdamsPerformance and Cultural IndustriesPhD researcherSustainable puppetry practices: Investigating the Communicative Efficacy of a Giant Climate Change Themed Puppet in Public Space
Susan Ann SamuelPolitics and International StudiesPhD researcherInternational female leadership driving international normative change in response to the climate crisis
Hannah BarnettGeographyPhD researcherGlacier detachment events and surges, remote sensing and GIS, risk and hazard
Jack DaltonCivil EngineeringPhD researcherClimate resiliency of WASH systems, greenhouse gas generation
Prahelika DekaGeographyPhD researcherClimate futures, creative arts-based methods
Catriona FlesherLaw, Earth and EnvironmentPhD researcherLoss and damage, climate law, human rights impacts of climate change
Abdur Rahim HamidiEarth and EnvironmentPhD researcherClimate change; flooding; vulnerability; resilience; adaptation; governance
Arundhati KalyanEarth and EnvironmentPhD researcherLarge-scale atmospheric and climate dynamics, tropical basin interactions, teleconnections, seasonal to decadal climate variability and prediction
Yutong LuEarth and EnvironmentPhD researcherRegional climate change
Sarah OakesEarth and EnvironmentPhD researcherIndigenous knowledge, food
Morven Rae-SeamanBiologyPhD researcherCoral reef adaptation to warming temperatures
Jasper ReesBiologyPhD researcherEnvironmental stress, biodiversity loss, insects, fertility limits
Molly SimmonsEarth and EnvironmentPhD researcherLandscape Scale Restoration of UK Uplands
Kate SimpsonEnglish, and Earth and EnvironmentPhD researcherExtinction studies, role of literature in the interpretation of mass extinction events, poetry as a paleontologist, reading as an ecological act
Ben Smeaton-RussellCivil EngineeringPhD researcherGreenhouse gas emissions from sanitation systems
Monica StenzelPhilosophy, Religion and History of SciencePhD researcherCircular economy, sustainable textiles
James WallaceCivil EngineeringPhD researcherClimate resilience of vulnerable communities