Mollie Allerton

Mollie Allerton


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I am a PhD student studying the response of coastal phytoplankton communities to nutrient enrichment, changing nutrient ratios, and a changing climate. My interests are in human impact on the marine environment and the crossover between science and policy. 

Supervisors: Dr Gill Malin, Dr Naomi Greenwood, Dr Michelle Devlin


  • MSc Marine Planning and Management, University of Liverpool 2019-2020 
  • BSc (Hons) Ocean sciences, Chemistry pathway, University of Liverpool 2016-2019


Previous projects

  • MSc Dissertation Is there balance between conservation and economic exploitation within marine spatial planning? A comparison between Europe and The Americas. 
  • BSc Dissertation A Method development for the use of Arsenic as a proxy for phosphate limitation in seawater. 


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development 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 14 - Life Below Water