Student Impact

Megan McGrory’s article published in Journal of Physical Chemistry

DTP student, Megan McGrory’s (Cohort 4) journal article about her research on the refractive index of polystyrene beads as a function of temperature was published, open access, this year in Environmental Pollution (2020). Megan demonstrated a new contact-less technique for determining the refractive index of solid aerosol particles as a function of wavelength and temperature… Read More ›

Alex McGoran’s article published in Environmental Pollution

DTP student, Alex McGoran’s (Cohort 4) journal article about her research on microplastic contamination in Thames crabs was published, open access, this year (2020) in Environmental Pollution.

Student Kelly Gunnell’s article published in Science of the Total Environment

DTP student, Kelly Gunnell’s (Cohort 1) journal article about her research on natural infrastructure within watersheds of global cities was published, open access, last year (2019) in Science of the Total Environment for a special edition on Ecosystem Services in a Changing Environment.

Student Jennifer Cantlay’s article published in Global Ecology and Conservation

DTP student Jennifer Cantlay’s (Cohort 4) article about her visual field and behavioural research with seaducks has recently been made available online in Global Ecology and Conservation.

Student features in the Angling Times

DTP student Emily Smith has been interviewed about her PhD research on invasive species for the Angling Times.

Student article published in The Conversation

DTP student Sam Jones has written an article for The Conversation entitled “Yellowhammer: the Brexit bird with a story to tell about the EU”, about the impact of agricultural policy on this farmland bird.

Natural Flood Management Videos

DTP student Olly van Biervliet has produced several short youtube videos about his PhD project work on natural flood management and carbon sequestration in Scotland.

Searching for plastic in the belly of a seal

DTP student Alex McGoran was interviewed by The Natural History Museum about her research into microplastics and the recent post mortem of a Thames Estuary Seal.

Mozambique: Islands in the sky

DTP student Sam Jones has written an article for Geographical Magazine about his recent expedition to Mozambique.

Student research on microplastics featured on BBC News

DTP student Alex McGoran was interviewed by BBC News about her research into microplastics and their impact on aquatic organisms. As part of her PhD, Alex took part in a recent post mortem of a Thames Estuary Seal at the Natural History Museum, in the hopes of better understanding how plastic pollution is impacting these creatures.

Deep-Sea Research in Greenland

Watch this 360 degree video taken by the ZSL Science team on board the Paamiut Arctic Research Vessel in Greenland, where DTP student Stephen Long conducted some of his PhD research.

Pressure Cooker in Mexico City

DTP student Lucy Buck wrote about her recent trip to Mexico for the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) blog, where she took part in the first 24-hour Pressure Cooker as part of the Understanding Risk Conference.

WildFlower Hour – Men Who Stare at Orchids

DTP student Leif Bersweden was interviewed for the latest episode of the Wild Flower Hour Podcast about his research on Orchids.

Students take part in Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

DTP students have been helping to run ZSL’s “Where The Wild Things Are” stall at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition this year, engaging the public with their research into wildlife ecology and conservation.

Sarah Jones performs for Science Showoff at Bluedot Festival

Sarah Jones performed stand-up comedy for Science Showoff at Bluedot Festival in July 2017.

Perspectives on Environmental Change

The two NERC Doctoral Training Programmes based in London – London NERC DTP and my own Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP held a joint conference for students on the 1st and 2nd September at King’s College London.

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