Students – ACCE 1 – Cohort 1


ACCE 1 cohort 1

Alun Jones University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Dr Tom Webb

Project page: Global Trends in Marine Biodiversity from Unstructured Data

Alexander Askew University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Prof Charles Wellman

Project page: Ecological and environmental change in Middle Devonion Spain

Amy Leedale University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Prof Ben Hatchwell

Project page: Functions and mechanisms of kin recognition in social birds

Alexandre Thiery University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Dr Gareth Fraser

Project page: Functional evolution and development of novel feeding apparatus in fishes

Ali Allen University of Liverpool

Lead supervisor: Dr Kristiaan D’Aout

Project page: Hominins and their landscape: irregular terrain and habitual terrestrial bipedalism in genus Homo

Chloe Heys University of Liverpool

Lead supervisor: Dr Alistair Darby

Project page: Investigating the relationship between gut microbiota and animal behaviour

Christopher A Griffiths University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Prof Paul Blackwell

Project page: Conservation physiology of marine fishes: linking individual movement with populations and community dynamics in a changing climate

Emma Curran University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Dr Nicola Nadeau

Project page: The evolution and genetics of iridescence in Heliconius butterflies

Fran Falcini University of York

Lead supervisor: Dr David Rippin

Project page: Using surface roughness to explore patterns of palaeo-fast glacier flow and landscape evolution in deglaciated terrain

Geoffrey Richards University of York

Lead superivsor: Prof Roland Gehrels

Gail Stride University of York

Lead supervisor: Prof Jane Hill

Project page: Assessing the effectiveness of Protected Areas to conserve biodiversity under climate change

Greg Rushby University of Sheffield

I’m a geomorphologist with an interest in the interaction between humans and coastal and catchment environments. In particular I am interested in the role sedimentary archives play in informing climate change adaptation and environmental management in such settings.

Lead supervisor: Prof Mark Bateman

Garrath Leighton University of Liverpool

Lead supervisor: Dr David Atkinson

Project page: A trait-based approach to predicting the limits of respiratory control in aquatic ectotherms

Rhiannon Bolton University of Liverpool

My research interests encompass environmental and adaptive factors that affect fertility, reproductive endocrinology, behaviour and therefore impact upon welfare and species survival.

Lead supervisor: Prof Paula Stockley

Project page: Proximate mediators of competitive behaviour in cooperatively breeding mammals

Sophie Macaulay University of Liverpool

Lead supervisor: Dr Karl Bates

James Probert University of Liverpool

Lead supervisor: Prof Kate Parr

Project page: Fire and mammalian herbivory in the Serengeti

Joli Borah University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Dr David Edwards

Project page: Cost-effectively enhancing the carbon and biodiversity value of shifting cultivation under REDD+

Olivia Hicks University of Liverpool

Lead supervisor: Dr Jon Green

Project page: Environmental and intrinsic drivers of population change – an energetics approach

Pragya Chaube University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Prof Roger Butlin

Project page: Genome wide association analysis in multiple contact zones of Littorina saxatilis

Rebecca Senior University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Dr David Edwards

Project page: The impacts of logging on tropical climate refugia

Rosanna Wright University of York

Lead supervisor: Prof Michael Brockhurst

Project page: Understanding the structure and dynamics of natural bacteria-phage infection networks

Rachelle Martyn University of York

Lead supervisor: Dr Oliver Craig

Project page: Evaluating ecological change in the North Sea through Compound Specific Isotope Analysis of Amino Acids (CSIA-AA)

Rob Goodsell University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Prof Rob Freckleton

Project page: Understanding the drivers of arthropod biodiversity in agro-ecosystems: Metabarcoding in space and time

Richard Howells CEH

Lead supervisor: Dr Francis Daunt

Project page: Non-linear responses of seabird top predators to coastal marine environmental change: implications for ecosystem resilience

Rachael Treharne University of Sheffield

Lead supervisor: Dr Gareth Phoenix

Project page: Double jeopardy: understanding the combined impacts of climate change and pollution on Arctic ecosystems

Sophia Whitlock University of York

Lead supervisor: Dr Kathryn Arnold

Project page: Assessing exposure risks of emerging contaminants in the environment to wild birds

Vincent Keenan University of Liverpool

Lead supervisor: Dr Stephen Cornell

Project page: The role of dispersal polymorphism and life history trade-offs in range expansions