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Dr Ambroise Baker
201A
Pearson Building
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
Appointment
  • Research Associate
  • Dept of Geography
  • Faculty of S&HS
Biography

2016-present        Post-doctoral Research Assistant, University College London, Department of Geography, UK. Working on Hydroscape a NERC highlight topic project, PI Prof Nigel Willby, University of Stirling. UCL co-PIs: Prof Neil Rose, Dr Carl Sayer, Dr Helen Bennion and Prof Viv Jones.


2014-2015            60% FTE Post-doctoral Research Assistant, University College London, Department of Geography, UK. Working on NERC-BESS research grant Lake BESS, PI Dr Carl Sayer. I have led the planning and execution of the entire project including budget management, field work, data collating, analysis and write up. I report our progress on our blog “Lake BESS”.


2013-2015            60% FTE Stay-at-home Dad.    I had to take multi-tasking, prioritisation, time management and learning new skills to a whole new level in order to write up my thesis and conduct my post-doctoral research while looking after our daughter 3-5 days a week from her birth in January 2013 to January 2016.


2009-2014           D.Phil (PhD) in Ecology, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK. “Holocene tree cover and large-herbivore densities in Europe”. Supervision: Prof Kathy Willis and Dr Shonil Bhagwat, NERC studentship.


2008-2009           MSc in Quaternary Science, University College London and Royal Holloway, UK. Prize for Best Student. “Long-term origin of plant loss in Blickling Hall Lake, Norfolk”. Supervision: Dr Carl Sayer, NERC studentship.


2006-2008           BSc Honours (First) in Botany, University of Reading, UK. “Late-quaternary palaeovegetation from the Blackwater Valley, SE England”. Supervision: Dr Michael Keith-Lucas.

In addition, I am a keen field botanist and I am also developing my skills in bryology.

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