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Biography

Joanna started her PhD in October 2018 and is based in the School of Environmental Sciences. She has a First Class MSci degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Nottingham. During her undergraduate degree she studied Physics, Maths and Geography modules, focussing on Atmopsheric Physics and Fluid Dynamics. She undertook work experience at both the Met Office and Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants, in addition to working on a fluid dynamics project during summer 2014 in the Hydrology Laboratory at the University of Nottingham. 

Key Research Interests and Expertise

Joanna's research focusses on the impact of weather variability on crop production, specifically wheat, in the UK. She is also interested in the impact of climate change on food security in developing countries.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, University of Nottingham

Sep 2013Jul 2017

Award Date: 12 Jul 2017