Posts by Dr Venelina Koleva


The Environmental consultancy was never a career path I had considered, but then again, never say never. This changed when I managed to dip my toes in the consultancy waters as part of an ACCE placement scheme when I travelled to Long Island, NY, to work with Lev Ginzburg and Nick Friedenberg at Applied Biomathematics. Despite there being differences with how work is conducted during my PhD, much to my surprise, the similarities with...

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author: Rachael Treharne   Rachael Treharne is currently completing a placement in climate change policy at BirdLife International. BirdLife International is the world’s biggest conservation partnership and supports 120 national NGOs worldwide. Rachael has just returned from the COP22 climate talks in Marrakech, Morocco. Friday, November 18th brought to a close the latest round of UN climate talks at COP22 in the ‘red city’ of...

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Introducing Environment YES On Tuesday, Sheffield ACCE students had the opportunity to meet Kevin Parker, an entrepreneurial trainer with experience of mentoring teams for the NERC’s Environment YES competition. This was an opportunity to find out more about the competition: how it works and what benefits it can provide to participants. The aim of Environment YES (Young Entrepreneurs Scheme), and its biotech counterpart Biotechnology...

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