Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Completed doctoral students (since 2006)

Mohammed Sarfaraz Gani Adnan

Completed in 2020

The legacy of polders: Diagnosing complex flooding processes and adaptation options in the coastal region of Bangladesh

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Laura Brinker

Completed in 2020

Energy decisions and governance: implications of retail market design for decentralized energy resources

Supervisor: Prof. Nick Eyre

Vanessa Burns

Completed in 2020

Oceanic assembleges: conceputalising El Nino Southern Oscillation as a more than human oceanography

Supervisor: Dr Tom Thornton

Tess Doeffinger

Completed in 2020

Evaluating Water Security: Diagnostics and Trends

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Dina Hestad

Completed in 2020

Organising Urban Sustainability Transformations: Exploring the role, abilities, and potential of Sustainability-Oriented Hybrid Organisations

Supervisor: Dr Tom Thornton; Dr J. Tabara (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

Jiashun Huang

Completed in 2020

Infrastructure, the Economy and Policy

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall; Professor Doyne Farmer (INET)

Nadezhda Mamontova

Completed in 2020

Spatial Knowledge, Language, and Adaptation to the Landscape among the Ewenki of Central and Northeastern Siberia

Supervisor: Dr Tom Thornton

Nicolas Raab

Completed in 2020

Modelling tree carbon allocation, gas and energy exchange in the Amazon through functional structural models

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Jose Ramirez Mendiola

Completed in 2020

Residential electricity demand: a modelling analysis of the dynamics of household activity and energy consumption patterns

Supervisors: Prof. Nick Eyre; Prof. Jim Hall

June Rubis

Completed in 2020

(Re)imagining forest conservation landscapes and development pathways: indigenous strategies in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Aven Satre Meloy

Completed in 2020

Characterising temporal aspects of residential electricity consumption using advanced multivariate statistics

Supervisors: Prof. Nick Eyre; Dr Philipp Grünewald

Aoife Bennett

Completed in 2019

A political ecology of smallholder oil palm production and forest conservation in the Amazon frontier: towards a balanced approach to development in Ucayali, Peru

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr Constance McDermott; Dr Peter Cronkleton (CIFOR)

Anabelle Cardoso

Completed in 2019

The role of fire and elephants in shaping a central African forest-savannah mosaic

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr Imma Oliveras; Dr Katharine Abernethy (University of Stirling)

Agne Gvozdevaite

Completed in 2019

The role of economic, venation and morphological leaf traits in plant and ecosystem function along forest-savannah gradients in the tropics

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr Imma Oliveras

Toby Jackson

Completed in 2019

Tree biomechanics: a study of the mechanical stability of broadleaf trees

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr Alexander Shenkin; Dr Lisa Patrick Bentley

Xiawei Liao

Completed in 2019

Future conflicts of water demands and availability in China's power sector

Supervisors: Prof. Nick Eyre; Prof. Jim Hall

Scott MacDonald

Completed in 2019

An international comparison of voluntary green electricity tariffs

Supervisor: Prof. Nick Eyre

Christine Moore

Completed in 2019

Complex Mosaic Landscapes: Novel methodologies to understand dynamics of Cocoa farming in Ghana

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Kiron Neale

Completed in 2019

Beyond Implementation: Mainstreaming Residential Solar Energy in Trinidad

Supervisors: Dr Chris Jardine; Prof. Nick Eyre

Ruksana Rimi

Completed in 2019

Anthropogenic climate change and extreme weather events: implications for Bangladesh

Supervisors: Prof. Myles Allen; Dr Karsten Haustein; Dr Emily Barbour

Festus Asaaga

Completed in 2018

Land rights, tenure security and sustainable land use in rural Ghana

Supervisors: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; Dr Mark Hirons

Iliana Cardenes Trujillo

Completed in 2018

Quantifying the energy consumption of the water use cycle

Supervisors: Prof. Nick Eyre; Prof. Jim Hall

Xi (Sisi) Hu

Completed in 2018

A temporal and spatial analysis of China’s infrastructure and economic vulnerability to climate change impacts

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Yingqi Liu

Completed in 2018

The role of the forward capacity market in promoting electricity use reduction: case studies of the electricity demand reduction (EDR) pilot in the UK and international schemes in North America and Europe

Supervisors: Dr Sarah Darby; Prof. Nick Eyre

Brice Perombelon

Completed in 2018

Prioritising indigenous representations of geopower: the case of Tulita, Northwest Territories, Canada

Supervisors: Dr Tom Thornton; Dr Richard Powell

Kevin Wheeler

Completed in 2018

Cooperation or conflict in trans-boundary rivers with the emergence of climate variability: a case study of the Nile River

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Meghan Bailey

Completed in 2017

Robust adaptation planning and decision-making: a comparative study of subsistence-oriented communities in the Indo-Gangetic Plain and West Africa

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi

Abrar Chaudhury

Completed in 2017

Organising climate change adaptation: an organisation and network perspective to agriculture adaptation in developing countries

Supervisors: Dr Tom Thornton; Dr Ariella Helfgott; Dr Marc Ventresca (SSB)

Franziska Gaupp

Completed in 2017

The global impact of droughts on agricultural production

Supervisors: Prof. Simon Dadson; Prof. Jim Hall

Ashley Kingsborough

Completed in 2017

Climate change risk assessment, Decision making and the development of adaptation pathways

Supervisor: Prof. Jim Hall

Qiong Lu

Completed in 2017

Modelling of pesticides and POPs in the River Thames System: potential impacts of changes in climate and management

Supervisor: Prof. Paul Whitehead

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; Prof. 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

Chase Sova

Completed in 2016

Decision making, agenda setting and preference shaping in Ghana's agricultural climate change adaptation policy regime: a political ecological perspective

Supervisor: Dr Tom Thornton

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

Supervisor: Prof. Yadvinder Malhi; 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

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