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I am an environmental social scientist with interests in rural policy, food systems transformation, agricultural resilience and social network analysis. 


  • British Academy (2021-23). Tropical peatland climate resilience: transforming governance of climate risks for poverty reduction in Indonesia, Peru and the Congo Basin (Project Manager)
  • UKRI (2020-2021). Resilient dairy: socio-technical innovation for dairy resilience and sustainability (Project Manager/Researcher)
  • Plant Health Centre (2021). Mapping information networks that influence farmer behaviours related to IPM adoption (MINIF)
  • SFC UIF (2020-2021). Islands Knowledge Exchange Webinar Series 
  • SEFARI ROF (2021). Exploring the Twitterverse: Developing novel approaches to scaling the dissemination of expert knowledge on social media platforms in Scotland. 
  • Scottish Government Strategic Research Programme (2020-2021). Local assets, local decisions and community resilience
  • Defra & Natural England (2020-2021). Uplandia: Systems modelling for evidence-informed peatland policy (Project Manager/Researcher)

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security , Royal Agricultural University


Bachelor, MA (Hons) International Relations with Quantitative Methods, University of Edinburgh



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