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PhD students

Species rich meadow

The Floodplain Meadows Partnership and the Open University are currently supporting a number of PhD students. These students are all working on different aspects of floodplain meadows.

Recently completed studies

Jim McGinlay: Policy and practise in the assessment and management of floodplain meadows in England

Sonia Newman: Control of invasive sedges floodplain meadows

Katherine Wotherspoon: The effect of phosphorus addition and cutting date on the nutrient dynamics and species composition of floodplain meadows

Current PhD studies

Laura George: Plant community assembly on a soil with fluctuating hydrology

James Latham: Managing flood risk through working with nature. A CASE studenship with the Environment Agency and The National Trust