Career


28/03/11 – Present,   University of Liverpool
NERC Fellow
The role of adaptation in determining resistance to climatic change in ecological communities
 
01/05/10 – 25/03/11,   University of Sheffield
Post-doctoral research associate

Integrating Genetics into Conservation
, NERC Knowledge Exchange Programme
 
01/07/09 – 30/04/2010,   University of Sheffield
Post-doctoral research associate
UKPopNet Phase 1C,
The response of species-rich plant communities to climate change: resistance or adaptation?
 

01/10/2007 – 30/06/09,   University of Sheffield
Post-doctoral research associate
UKPopNet Phase 1B,
Bridging the gap between theory and practice in conservation genetics
 

01/10/2004 – 30/09/2007,   University of Sheffield
Post-doctoral research associate
UKPopNet Phase 1A,
Genetic variation in the landscape
 
 

Education


2000-2004
PhD, University of Sheffield
The effects of genetic impoverishment on plant community structure and function
(Supervisors: Profs. T. A. Burke & J. P. Grime)

1996-1999 BSc (Hons) Botany (First Class), University of Bristol
 
 

Awards


British Ecological Society John L Harper Prize, 2007, for best paper by a young investigator (Journal of Ecology paper, see publication list)


Memberships


Plant Conservation Genetics Working Group, British Ecological Society, Botanical Society of the British Isles