Completed doctoral students (since 2006)

Ewan Macdonald

Completed in 2017

Clouds on the horizon: identifying global priorities for conservation marketing and planning the conservation of the Sunda clouded leopard on Borneo

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Cecilia Chavana-Bryant

Completed in 2016

Impacts of leaf age on the spectral and physiochemical traits of trees in Amazonian forest canopies

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr France Gerard (CEH)

Tahia Devisscher

Completed in 2016

Wildfire under a changing climate in the Bolivian Chiquitania: a social-ecological systems analysis

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Professor Emily Boyd (Reading)

Linda Geaves

Completed in 2016

Public priorities and public goods: the drivers and responses to transitions in flood risk management

Supervisors: Prof. Edmund Penning-Rowsell; Prof. Jim Hall

Yuge Ma

Completed in 2016

The emergence of low carbon development in China and India: energy efficiency as a lens

Supervisors: Prof. Nick Eyre; Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright; Barbara Harriss-White

Balqis Mohamed Rehan

Completed in 2016

Risk-based flood protection decisions in the context of climatic variability and change

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Andre Neves

Completed in 2016

The impact of walking and cycling infrastructure on personal travel and carbon emissions: the case of Cardiff Connect2

Supervisor: Dr Christian Brand; Dr Tim Jones

Scott Thacker

Completed in 2016

Reducing the risk of failure in interdependent national infrastructure network systems

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Marina Topouzi

Completed in 2016

Occupants' interaction with low-carbon retrofitted homes and its impact on energy use

Supervisor: Prof. Nick Eyre; Dr Rajat Gupta

Kate Young

Completed in 2016

Strategic appraisal of interdependent infrastructure provision

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Edoardo Borgomeo

Completed in 2015

Water resources adaptation decisions in the context of climatic non-stationarity and variability

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Emma Cardwell

Completed in 2015

A study of the UK's market based fisheries policy

Supervisor: Dr Tom Thornton; Prof. Daniel Pauly (UBC, Canada)

Daniel Cooper

Completed in 2015

Under Mount Roraima: The revitalization of a shamanic landscape and practice

Supervisor: Dr Tom Thornton

Cecilia Dahlsjo

Completed in 2015

The role of termite assemblages in ecosystem processes in tropical forests

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr Kate Parr; Dr Paul Eggleton (Natural History Museum)

Alexis Gutierrez

Completed in 2015

The Sustainable Seafood Movement - bringing together supply, demand and governance of capture fisheries in the US and UK to achieve sustainability

Supervisor: Dr Tom Thornton

Lucy Mahoney

Completed in 2015

Investigating the interactions of travel behaviour and wellbeing: a mixed-methods case study of Penarth and Cardiff, Wales

Supervisors: Dr Christian Brand; Dr Tim Jones

Dane Rook

Completed in 2015

Doxastic spaces: a new approach to relational beliefs and unstable neglect

Supervisors: Prof. Gordon L. Clark; Prof. Nick Eyre

Caroline Schmidt

Completed in 2015

Law, geography and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Implications for REDD+ national implementation

Supervisor: Dr Constance McDermott

Rocio Urrutia

Completed in 2015

Primary productivity and soil respiration in Fitzroya cupressoides forests of southern Chile and their environmental controls

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr Pam Berry

Malek Al-Chalabi

Completed in 2014

The road not taken? A longitudinal and interdisciplinary examination of energy behaviours

Supervisors: Prof. David Banister; Dr Christian Brand

Kathryn Clark

Completed in 2014

The role of landslides in the Peruvian Andes in determining forest ecology and carbon transport

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Prof. Mark New

Erin Freeland-Ballantyne

Completed in 2014

Sustainability's paradox: community health, climate change and petro-capitalism

Supervisors: Prof. Andrew Barry; Dr Tom Thornton

Juan Arredondo

Completed in 2013

Policy-making and adaptation to climate change in Mexico: reducing the barriers and maximizing the benefits of government and corporate responses in the context of uncertainty

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Dr Chris West

Christian Ellermann

Completed in 2013

Climate change policy in China: tracing successful sustainable development policies and measures

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Dr Jimin Zhao

Lip Khoon Kho

Completed in 2013

Carbon cycling in Bornean tropical forests

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Debora Ley

Completed in 2013

Sustainable development and climate change integration in rural Central America

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Dr Chris West

Philip Mann

Completed in 2013

Medium / long-term holistic energy planning for oil importing in developing countries

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Dr Brenda Boardman

Jan Rosenow

Completed in 2013

Politics of change: energy efficiency policy in Britain and Germany

Supervisor: Prof. Nick Eyre

Karen Anderton

Completed in 2012

Sub-national government responses to reducing the climate impact of cars

Supervisors: Prof. David Banister; Dr Heike Schroeder

Kate Halladay

Completed in 2012

Climate and Andean montane forests: the role of clouds

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Prof. Mark New

Dominique Henri

Completed in 2012

The integration of Inuit traditional ecological knowledge and western science in wildlife and resource management in Nunavut, Canada

Supervisors: Prof. Andrew Barry; Dr Tom Thornton

Arnoldo Matus Kramer

Completed in 2012

Adaptation to climate change in a rapidly urbanizing coast: the opportunities and barriers for adaptation in the Yucatan Caribbean coast

Supervisor: Prof. Diana Liverman

Sharad Saxena

Completed in 2012

Pathways to a sustainable transport future: developing and applying a futures decision making framework

Supervisors: Prof. David Banister; Dr Brenda Boardman

Cecile Girardin

Completed in 2011

Tropical montane forest ecosystem responses to mean temperature change

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Prof. Robert J. Whittaker

Gavin Killip

Completed in 2011

The role of SME building tradespeople in transforming the UK housing stock to meet the climate change agenda

Supervisor: Dr Brenda Boardman

Danae Maniatis

Completed in 2011

Methodologies for measuring aboveground biomass in the Congo basin forest in a UNFCCC REDD+ context

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Bernardo Peredo

Completed in 2011

Forest governance and development: meandering paradigms in the Bolivian lowlands

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Dr Tom Thornton

Ameyali Ramos Castillo

Completed in 2011

Governance, indigenous rights, and water in Chiapas, Mexico

Supervisor: Prof. Diana Liverman

Joel Scriven

Completed in 2011

Markets and payments for ecosystem services: engaging REDD+ on Peru's Amazonian frontier

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Martino Tran

Completed in 2011

A systems analysis of vehicle electrification for climate and energy security policy in the UK

Supervisors: Prof. David Banister; Dr Christian Brand

Erika Trigoso

Completed in 2011

Dynamic vulnerability in Andean landscapes: the case of Puno, Peru

Supervisor: Prof. Diana Liverman

Royd Vinya

Completed in 2011

Stem hydraulic architecture and xylem vulnerability to cavitation for Miombo woodland canopy tree species

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr N. Brown (Plant Sciences, Oxford)

Liana Anderson

Completed in 2010

Multitemporal analysis of the evergreen forest dynamics in Amazonia

Supervisors: Dr Richard Ladle; Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Katie Fenn

Completed in 2010

Carbon cycling in a British deciduous woodland: processes, budgets, climate and phenology

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr M. Morecroft (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology,

Alex Guerra Noriega

Completed in 2010

Climate-related disaster risk in mountain areas: the Guatemalan highlands at the start of the 21st Century

Supervisor: Prof. Diana Liverman

Natasha Kuruppu

Completed in 2010

Confronting climate change and variability: enhancing adaptive capacity of water resource management in Kirabaii

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Prof. Mark New

Antony Millner

Completed in 2010

Information, decisions, and behaviour: theoretical essays on the value of climate predictions

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Prof. Richard Washington

Alexandra Morel

Completed in 2010

Environmental monitoring of oil palm expansion in Malaysian Borneo and analysis of two international governance initiatives relating to palm oil production

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Yuko Onishi

Completed in 2010

Climate change and conservation of Japanese flora: the potential impacts and the effects on protected areas

Supervisor: Dr Pam Berry

Allen Shaw

Completed in 2010

India's electricity system: power for the states

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Dr Brenda Boardman

David Stainforth

Completed in 2010

Uncertainty and confidence in predictions of climate change

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Prof. Mark New

Rebecca White

Completed in 2010

Carbon governance in UK liquid milk systems

Supervisor: Dr Brenda Boardman; Dr J. Park (University of Reading)

Katherine Wilkinson

Completed in 2010

God-created Heaven and Earth... man-made climate change: American evangelical discourses on global climate change

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Dr Dave Frame; Dr M. Boykoff

Prezemyslaw Zelazowski

Completed in 2010

Contemporary and future extent of evergreen tropical forests: insights from remote sensing and climate change simulations

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Alison Ashlin

Completed in 2009

Biodiversity and natural disasters: opportunities for change in post-tsunami Sri Lanka

Supervisors: Dr Richard Ladle; Dr Emily Boyd

Adam Bumpus

Completed in 2009

Carbon development: a political ecology analysis of the use of carbon offset projects local and global

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Nathalie Butt

Completed in 2009

Tropical climatology and biodiversity.

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Prof. Mark New

John Cole

Completed in 2009

Clean development mechanism: foreign investment in sustainable infrastructure in developing countries

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Dr Dave Frame

Katja Lehmann

Completed in 2009

Seasonal and diurnal hydrological patterns along a Cloud Forest gradient in the Peruvian Andes.

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Prof. Mark New

Ana Malhado

Completed in 2009

The functional biogeography of the Amazon forest canopy.

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Prof. Robert J. Whittaker

James Paterson

Completed in 2009

The effects of climate change on structure and function of ash woodlands in the UK

Supervisor: Dr Pam Berry; Dr G. Masters

Ben Champion

Completed in 2007

Applied hybrid geographies: complexity and sustainability in eastern Kansas

Supervisor: Prof. Diana Liverman

John Gates

Completed in 2007

Groundwater recharge and paleohydrology of the Badain Jaran, north-western China.

Supervisors: Prof. Diana Liverman; Prof. W. Mike Edmunds

Mandar Trivedi

Completed in 2007

Conservation under climate change: the potential role of microclimatic heterogeneity.

Supervisor: Dr Pam Berry; Dr T. Dawson (University of Edinburgh); Dr Mike Morecroft (CEH, Oxford)

Christian Brand

Completed in 2006

Exploring climate change emissions from personal travel activity of individuals and households

Supervisor: Dr Brenda Boardman; Dr J. Preston

James Kierstead

Completed in 2006

Behavioural responses to photovoltaic systems in the UK domestic sector.

Supervisor: Dr Brenda Boardman

Graham Sinden

Completed in 2006

Renewable electricity generation: resource characteristics and implications of wind, wave and tidal stream power in the UK

Supervisor: Dr Brenda Boardman

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