Research

My research currently based at the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford examines the human dimensions of environmental change drawing on insights from human geography, and science and technology studies.

Current and previous projects include:

2019-2022 ‘Grappling with governance systems: Biodiversity in the UK Overseas Territories’

Institution: University of Oxford

Funder: Leverhulme Trust

This early career fellowship will focus on the governance of biodiversity in the overseas territories of the UK, with a particular focus on the networks of scientific, governmental and civil society organisations that participate in governance systems.

2018-2019 ‘Science in/for diplomacy for addressing global challenges’

Institution: University of Sheffield

Funder: European Union Horizon 2020

This postdoctoral research examined two case studies of science diplomacy focusing on the science advice of fisheries and water management in the European Union.

2013-2017 ‘Biodiversity, expertise and the global governance of nature’

Institution: University of Cambridge

Funder: Economic and Social Research Council

This doctoral research analysed the institutional arrangements and expert knowledge-making practices in a UN-level expert panel: the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).