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Biography

Dr Rhosanna Jenkins is a Visiting Fellow at the Tyndall Centre with experience of conducting interdisciplinary research on climate change. Her PhD thesis analysed the projected impacts of climate change on the biodiversity, water resources and agriculture of southern Kenya. Rhosanna has worked on a range of research topics, including impact modelling, adaptation, low carbon energy innovation and sustainable tourism. She is a contributing author on several chapters of Working Group II’s contribution to the IPCC’s sixth assessment report (AR6). Rhosanna has experience of consulting on policy-relevant research projects, including the creation of local nature recovery networks in Warwickshire and the impact of climate change on global tourist hotspots. She has also worked on several BEIS and NERC funded projects.

She has a wealth of experience of writing for audiences beyond academia, including consultancy reports, magazine articles and online blog posts.

Academic Background

University of East Anglia - PhD in Environmental Sciences [2014-2018]

University of Durham - MSc Risk and Environmental Hazards (Distinction) [2013-2014]

University of Durham - BSc Geography (2:1 (hons)) [2010-2013]

Research Group Membership

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

EnvEast DTP

Career

Scientific Modeller at Natural Capital Research, May 2020 - Present

Senior Research Associate at Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, January 2020 - May 2020

Ecological and Biological Assistant (Relief), Warwickshire County Council, August 2019 - May 2020

NERC Placement at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, December 2018 - August 2019

Research Associate at University of East Anglia, November 2018 - March 2019

Professional Activities

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society

Member of the British Ecological Society

Member of the European Geosciences Union

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 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 5 Apr 2019

Master of Science, Durham University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2014

Bachelor of Science, Durham University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2013

External positions

Contributing Author, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Blog Associate Editor, Journal of Ecology

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