Jane Hallam


Jane graduated from Queen Mary University of London in 2016 with an MSc in Aquatic Ecology, after working for over a decade as an aquarist and consultant in the ornamental fish trade.

Jane’s PhD is investigating the robustness of environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding in describing the fish communities in the River Thames, both spatially and temporally. She is jointly supervised by Dr Elizabeth Clare of Queen Mary University.


Academic history

2017 to 2021 Doctoral student, NERC London DTP. Queen Mary University of London, and University College London.

2014-2016 MSc Aquatic Ecology, Queen Mary University of London

2003-2006 BA (Hons) Ceramics, Camberwell College of Art


Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment

University College London

Darwin Building

Gower Street

London WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom