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Sidra AhmedThe Lived Skyscraper: Branding, Viewing and Experiencing Contemporary Vertical Londonsidra.ahmed.17@ucl.ac.uk
Bryte Amponsah(Geo)politics of Higher Education: The power dynamics that exist between Universities and their 'peripheral' campuses.b.amponsah@ucl.ac.uk
Arifin arifin.arifin.22@ucl.ac.uk
Nicolle Aspee nicolle.aspee.15@ucl.ac.uk


Chiara BanconeTemporal and spatial distribution of microplastics in the sediments of UK rural and urban lakeschiara.bancone.17@ucl.ac.uk
Oliver Van BiervlietThe effects of the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) on hydrology and nutrient dynamics at variable spatial scaleso.biervliet.12@ucl.ac.uk
Silvia BinentiMundane objects of social activism: Following the lives of pro and anti-immigration t-shirtssilvia.binenti.16@ucl.ac.uk
Frances ButlerLocating a responsible state: climate governance as a material politicsfrances.butler.16@ucl.ac.uk

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Ffion Carney ffion.carney.16@ucl.ac.uk
Henry, Hin Yan ChanLived Political Uncertainty: The Everyday Affective Life of Political Transition in Urban Living and Public Space in Hong Kong’henry.chan.18@ucl.ac.uk
Yixuan ChangLecturer (Teaching) in Urban and Development Geographytrista.chang.17@ucl.ac.uk
Jian ChenThe coevolutionary governance of marine protected areas in Chinajian.chen.21@ucl.ac.uk
Laura CuchFood, Faith, Home: A visual exploration of religious and domestic material culturelaura.cuch.14@ucl.ac.uk
Declan CooperComparative Ecology of African Tropical Forestsdeclan.cooper.16@ucl.ac.uk

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Rob DavidsonAn Atlas of Health and Social Inequalitiesrob.davidson.19@ucl.ac.uk
David DownesLandscape-scale consequences of farmland pond restoration for aquatic macrophytes, macroinvertebrates and bats (Chiroptera).david.downes.15@ucl.ac.uk
Elizabeth DowneyEcological baselines, biodiversity conservation and human-wildlife co-existence – opportunities and insights from natural history collections 
Awa Bousso DrameCoastal erosion and hydro-sedimentary modeling of the sand spits of Senegal and Mono (Benin-Togo) cross-border estuaries: impacts of anthropogenic developments on coastal systems resilienceawabousso.drame.20@ucl.ac.uk
Julia DzunEveryday Infrastructures of Welcome: Shifting Landscape of Asylum and Integration Politics in Berlinjulia.dzun.19@ucl.ac.uk

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Eftesum Eftesum eftesum.eftesum.16@ucl.ac.uk

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Ngozi FakeyeMigration and remittances - A study of remittances from Nigerian migrants in Londonngozi.fakeye.18@ucl.ac.uk
Sarah FischelMulti-species Care and Coral Reef Restorationsarah.fischel.18@ucl.ac.uk
Martina FiskThe Sociology of National CO2 Inventories and their Role in International Climate Policy Makingmartina.fisk.15@ucl.ac.uk
Claire FletcherWhat relationship, if any, do queer asylum seekers have with religion during their asylum-seeking journey to the UK?claire.fletcher.15@ucl.ac.uk

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Eleanor Gershenson-SmithUnderstanding the Response of Air Pollution in Central London to Environmental Factors and Policy Interventions.eleanor.smith.18@ucl.ac.uk
Hamish Gibbs

Demographic and behavioural representativeness of in-app mobile phone location histories

Catriona GoldTravel and security in the US Cold War: the role of the Passport Officec.gold@ucl.ac.uk
Jie GongMorphodynamics of mixed sand-gravel tidal inlets and the adjacent shorelines: a multi-model approachjie.gong.19@ucl.ac.uk
Helen GreavesAssessing the value of pond management for biodiversity conservationhelen.greaves.11@ucl.ac.uk
James Frederick GreenWork and Life at the Bottom of the Pay-scale: Experiences of Exploitation of Low Paid Workers in Global LondonJames.Green.20@ucl.ac.uk

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Izazul HaqRisk of groundwater salinisation in an Asian Mega-delta under global change: evidence from the Bengal Basinmd.haq.17@ucl.ac.uk
Charlie HackforthStructure and function of insect communities in Congolese peat swamp forestcharles.hackforth.20@ucl.ac.uk
Zarina HewettExamining the role of North Atlantic ocean circulation during Holocene abrupt climate eventszarina.hewett.21@ucl.ac.uk
Abigail HillHow can new sources of data be used to assess the vibrancy of British retail areas?abigail.hill@ucl.ac.uk
Antonia HodgsonNegotiating the weather in recreational running: understanding strategies and response to inform public healthantonia.hodgson.16@ucl.ac.uk
Nicola HorneOyinbo as Other: The making and meanings of whiteness in Lagos, Nigerianicola.horne.15@ucl.ac.uk
Rebekah HornerUnderstanding the influence of reactive nitrogen in the upper troposphere on global air quality and climaterebekah.horner.20@ucl.ac.uk
Zhiwei HuangA Continued Predicament: Social Exclusion of Rural Migrant Workers in the Pearl River Delta Region, Chinazhiwei.huang.20@ucl.ac.uk
Rachel Hunt'New Zealand’s Tsunami Warning System: Considerations for Enhancing Hazard Communication and Responserachel.hunt.18@ucl.ac.uk

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Honeyeh IravaniHydrological impacts of climate change and land cover change on Gavkhuni wetland, Iranhoneyeh.iravani.11@ucl.ac.uk

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Wilfred JanaThe Politics of Water Provision in Lilongwe: Actors, Ambitions, Expectationswilfred.jana.21@ucl.ac.uk
Byeonghwa JeongAn Integrated Deep Learning Model using Retail, Residential and Footfall Change data to Predict Retail Gentrificationbyeonghwa.jeong.19@ucl.ac.uk
Zhiyi JiangThe Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation simulated during interglacials and its impact on climatez.jiang.17@ucl.ac.uk

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Varvara KaripidouPlanning Deviations, Institutional Persistence, and Efforts to Regulate Urban Development in Bucharestvarvara.karipidou.20@ucl.ac.uk
Tahir KhanzadaPalaeoecological Approach to Assist Conservation at the Catchment Scaletahir.khanzada.14@ucl.ac.uk
Shunya KimuraA Classification of Online Gambling Behaviour in Great Britainshunya.kimura.18@ucl.ac.uk
Keya Kunte

Simultaneous Inhabitation: Digitalisation of territorial politics, hybrid information infrastructures, and the differentiated negotiations of citizenship in post-industrial Bhiwandi-Nizampur (working title)


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NameResearch Email
Jack LaytonActive Publics: Everyday sports and fitness practices in the urban environmentjack.layton.15@ucl.ac.uk
Lucia LencioniRecent responses of freshwater Scottish lochs to changes in nutrient loading and climate changelucia.lencioni.14@ucl.ac.uk
Jin LiChildhood, Parenting and Transnationalism: International Migrant Children and their families in China.jin.li.19@ucl.ac.uk
Hui-Chun LiuPrivileged Expatriate: Economic Zone, China's Statecarft and Geopolitics with Taiwan 
Siyi LiuSeeing Through Data: The Greater Bay Area Smart City-Regioncecilia.liu.19@ucl.ac.uk
Alfred Long

Stephen LongSustainable fishing in Greenland: Impact of deep-sea trawling on benthic ecosystems 

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Mikaël MaesConnecting science and policy for sustainable development of urban ecosystemsmikael.maes.16@ucl.ac.uk
Mikaella MavrogeniReal-time Geodemographics for Business and Service Planningmikaella.mavrogeni.19@ucl.ac.uk
Lo MarshallMaking Sense of Gender: Exploring gender diversity through the experiences of people with trans identities and historiesLo.marshall.13@ucl.ac.uk
Ana McMillinNew Geographies of ‘Making’: The resurgence of manufacturing of advanced formats in the post-industrial urban context - The case of 3D Printing Industry in Londonana.mcmillin.13@ucl.ac.uk
Lu MirzaLondon’s Small Sites Housing Policy: Meeting Local Authority Needs?Lubaina.Mirza.13@ucl.ac.uk 
Shayan Moftizadeh s.moftizadeh@ucl.ac.uk
Beatriz Moraes VidalThe Paradiplomatic Relations between La Línea de la Concepción and the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.beatriz.moraes.20@ucl.ac.uk
Marcos MoreuWhose land? Whose map? Land use mapping by land users in the Digital Earth era.marcos.moreu@ucl.ac.uk
Fabien MoustardOthers as peers: a contribution to the sociology of recognition in knowledge productionf.moustard@ucl.ac.uk

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Clement OghoroA Place of Disputes: Land, Oil Resource and Governmentality in Warriucfacoo@ucl.ac.uk
Niall OrigoMeasuring and simulating PAR fluxes in a forest environment for satellite product validationn.origo.11@ucl.ac.uk

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Isobel PagendamEveryday ups and downs: experiences of vertical mobility in Londonisobel.pagendam.18@ucl.ac.uk
Alex PapadopoulosParticipating Counterpublics : User Experience Design for Online Communities of Practicealex.papadopoulos@ucl.ac.uk
Reagan PearceBringing back the burbot via hydrological rewildingr.h.pearce.18@ucl.ac.uk
Xi PengNew Urban Transportation Mode: Dockless Sharing Bikes are Widely Used by Cyclists in Chinese Cities, Bringing New Urban ChallengesXi.Peng.19@ucl.ac.uk
Robert PetitpasOntological politics of tree conservation; the case of araucarias in Chiler.petitpas.11@ucl.ac.uk
Silvia PolizelMorphodynamics of Brazilian deltassilvia.polizel.19@ucl.ac.uk
Cecile PorchierClimate variability and human evolution: a perspective from the Ol Njorowa Gorge, Kenyacecile.porchier.18@ucl.ac.uk
Joshua PowellChallenges and Opportunities for Transboundary Conservation of Amur tigers (Panthera tigris tigris) in North-East Asiajoshua.powell.19@ucl.ac.uk
Eleri PritchardNew approaches for exploring signal crayfish invasion biology and ecological impacts in headwater streamseleri.pritchard.15@ucl.ac.uk

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Tissot Regis tissot.regis.19@ucl.ac.uk
Tania Guerrero RiosUrban growth planning: The impact of urban containment policies on affordable housing in Mexico Citytania.rios.16@ucl.ac.uk
Carole RobertsCharacter of climate instability during warm periods: Investigations from Central Italycarole.roberts.14@ucl.ac.uk
Tatianna RodriguesRegional Migration Policy & Identity Construction in the Caribbean Communityt.rodrigues@ucl.ac.uk

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Lucy SabinAn ontology of ‘air quality’ from numerical indices to embodied practiceslucy.sabin.20@ucl.ac.uk
Sarojini SapruGendered Scenes in Delhi Hip Hop  sarojini.sapru.22@ucl.ac.uk
David SeddonAssessing Human Impacts on Groundwater Resources in Sub-Saharan Africadavid.seddon.12@ucl.ac.uk
William StewartExtraterrestrial Structures: territorialisation and politics of the International Space Stationwilliam.stewart.19@ucl.ac.uk
Ewan ShillandWhat are the environmental and biological factors conditioning current and historic changes in the aquatic plant communities of upland waterbodies in the United Kingdom?e.shilland@ucl.ac.uk
James SorensenReal-time detection of faecally contaminated drinking water with fluorescence spectroscopyjames.sorensen.16@ucl.ac.uk

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Jason Chi Sing Tang jason.tang.16@ucl.ac.uk
Nikki TanuFixed line telephony and the changing geographical and social structure of the UK, 1869-1985n.tanu@ucl.ac.uk
Lourdes Toledo TapiaEmpowering enterprises?  Microentrepreneurship programmes for women in Guadalajara, Mexico.lourdes.tapia.14@ucl.ac.uk
Nathaniel TelemaqueEveryday Things White City: Generations 88 - 97Nathaniel.telemaque.14@ucl.ac.uk
Terje Trasberg terje.trasberg.15@ucl.ac.uk

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Richard WaltonThe pond pollinator pantry: Assessing how pond management influences pollinators in the UK farmland landscaperichard.walton.15@ucl.ac.uk
Emilia WeberPerformances of Politics, Power and Resistance in the UKemilia.weber.16@ucl.ac.uk
Hao WuLocation-Based Social Network is Building an Online LGBTQ+ Community Beyond the Traditional Cities: Digital Revolutions to China's LGBTQ+ Culturehao_wu.20@ucl.ac.uk
Yaqian Wu yaqian.wu.18@ucl.ac.uk
Yufeng WuDynamics of return migration intention and behaviour in Chinayufeng.wu.17@ucl.ac.uk
Jakub WyszomierskiHybrid geodemographics and creation of the 2021 Output Area Classificationjakub.wyszomierski.16@ucl.ac.uk

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Wanxin YangAutomatic tree structure reconstruction and tree species recognition from terrestrial laser scanning data using machine learning techniquesw.yang.17@ucl.ac.uk
Feng YinNext Generation Crop Monitoring and Forecasting systemfeng.yin.15@ucl.ac.uk

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Yaqian ZhangExploring social infrastructure, social capital and edible landscapes through community gardens in Shanghaiyaqian.zhang.18@ucl.ac.uk
Anni ZhaoEquatorial temperature gradients and Plio-Pleistocene East African climate changeanni.zhao.16@ucl.ac.uk

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