ClimateUEA is delighted to introduce our new PhD cohort, as part of the programme 'Critical Decade for Climate Change Leverhulme Doctoral Scholars', directed by Professor Corinne Le Quéré and Deputy Director Dr Mark Tebboth.


Iona Macduff

Border Stories: Geographies of Vulnerability in the Anthropocene
Supervisor: Jos Smith (LDC)
Started: 1 October 2022

Millie Prosser

Climate mitigation through the decisions of courts: A critical evaluation.
Supervisor: Avidan Kent (LAW)
Started: 1 October 2022

Alireza Fereydooni

Batteries using biomass and their role in scaling up decarbonization
Supervisor: Yimin Chao (CHE)
Started: 21 November 2022

Alice Hsu

Examining how climate change will affect the weather conditions under which prescribed burning can be conducted, and engaging land managers from diverse backgrounds to analyze their perspectives on the challenges these present
Supervisor: Matthew Jones (ENV)
Started: 1 October 2022

Alfie Gaffney

Understanding the role of politicians in delivering net zero
Supervisor: Andy Jordan (ENV)
Started: 1 October 2022

Rita Issa

Understanding loss due to climate change through the concept of solastalgia
Supervisor: Mark Tebboth (DEV)
Started: 1 October 2022

Manasa Sharma

Understanding the risk climate change poses to agricultural systems, helping farmers and agricultural policy makers in the global south adapt to climate change
Supervisor: Rachel Warren (BIO)
Started: 1 October 2022

Jessica Chapman

Understanding soil recarbonisation efficacy using interdisciplinary methods to guide UK agricultural policy development
Supervisor: Brian Reid (ENV)
Started: 1 October 2022

Clara Kübler

Understanding how the publics' climate change attitudes and behaviours are influenced by politicians
Supervisor: Irene Lorenzoni (ENV)
Started: 1 October 2022

Roland Smith

Understanding Migration Due To Sea-Level Rise
Supervisors: Robert Nicholls (ENV)/ Mark Tebboth (DEV)/ Aviden Kent (LAW)
Started 4 Oct 2021

Grace Shu Lin

Transforming diets for environmental sustainability through experimental interventions
Supervisors: Stefan Penczynski (ECO), Charlie Wilson (ENV)/ Maria Isabel Santana (DEV)
Started 4 Oct 2021

Anna Lau

Other Words, Other Worlds: diversifying narratives of a climate-changing planet
Supervisors: McNeil (LDC) / Armijos Burneo (DEV)
Started 4 Oct 2021

Harry Smith

Promising words, evaluating actions: assessing Greenhouse Gas Removal in national net zero plans
Supervisors: Naomi Vaughan (ENV) / Johanna Forster (DEV)
Started 4 Oct 2021