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Researcher in Sustainability and Decision Making, University of Leeds

Rachel is a postgraduate research student working between the School of Earth and Environment and the Business School at the University of Leeds. Her research interests are in climate change communications, perception of climate risk and decision making. Her current project is considering the relationship between extreme weather event coverage and climate change narratives in the media and how this might impact an individual’s climate response.

Before returning to university, Rachel worked in marketing and communications in the UK & international retail sector.


  • 2016–present
    Postgraduate Researcher, University of Leeds
  • 2015–2016
    MSc Sustainability and Business, University of Leeds
  • 2008–2010
    MA Modern & Contemporary Literature, University of London
  • 2003–2006
    BA English Literature, King's College London