2015 – 2019: The University of The West of England – Biological Sciences (BSc Hons).
Dissertation title: A population assessment of Pinna nobilis around the Greek island of Lipsi and the effects of covariates on environmental DNA dynamics.
During my bachelor’s degree, my main areas of interest were around microbiology and ecology. My research, as part of astrobiologyOU, will focus around “understanding the limits of microbial life” and will utilise cutting edge molecular techniques, as well as modelling approaches, to understand how microbes have evolved to thrive under some of the most extreme conditions on Earth. I aim to contribute to the understanding of how microbes may be able to survive elsewhere in the solar system and beyond.
Research department: Environment, Earth, Ecosystems Scienes
Research group: Astrobiology OU
In addition to teaching on Open University modules our academics are engaged in ground breaking research that benefits individuals and society.
Explore our qualifications and courses by requesting one of our prospectuses today.Request prospectus