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Daneen Cowling



PhD student under the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Environmental Intelligence.

PhD research: The Resilience of Nature in the UK. 

My research interests also include Earth System Resilience, Ecosystem Resilience and the Carbonate-Silicate Geochemical Cycle. I work closely with UK government agencies and environmental organisations to create research outputs that can support policy and on-the-ground action.


I also have interests in Science Communication and Education. I have co-created and co-faciliated on several of the University of Exeter Climate Change online courses, led Climate Change engagement events and, written and delivered Climate Change courses for KS3-KS4. 

Alongisde my reserach I am a freelance GIS and Data analyst:



BSc (Hons) 1st Class, Geography (2018, University of Exeter)

Dissertation: Exploring the carbonate chemistry from contrasting coastal geologies to identify a localised Ocean Acidifcation buffer

MSc by Research, Geography (2020, University of Exeter)

Thesis: Modelling the effect of different carbonate weathering rates on Earth system resilience