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Ecologist and PhD Researcher, Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield

I'm a consultant ecologist and planetary health researcher with experience in both terrestrial and marine environments. My current research interests centre around three topics:

1. The environment-microbiome-health axis: investigating the relationship between microbes, the health of humans (noncommunicable and infectious diseases) and the wider environment
2. Remote sensing: using innovative technology to acquire and analyse remote data, particularly for ecological restoration and biodiversity conservation
3. Applying nature-based thinking within planetary, one and eco-health frameworks

In 2017, I was awarded the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) White Rose Doctoral Scholarship and joined the Department of Landscape at the University of Sheffield as a PhD Researcher. Our research combines ecology (microbiomics), public health (noncommunicable and infectious diseases) and social research, focusing on nature-based health interventions and the environment-microbiome-health axis.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Researcher, Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield