Current Research Students

Emily Watkins (PhD). Immune and inflammatory response to fire instructor working practices. Self-funded project with support from the University of Brighton, South East Regional Fire Services (E.Sussex, Kent, Surrey) and The Fire College.

Kirsty Waldock (PhD). Heat waves in the elderly and the impact of acute and chronic heat-alleviating strategies on health. University of Brighton funded Scheme A studentship.

Rebecca Relf (PhD). Heat sensitivity and alleviating strategies for female breast cancer survivors. Self-funded project with support from the University of Brighton.

Gregor Eichhorn (PhD). Heat acclimation strategies in the elderly to promote cellular resistance in hypoxic environments. Self-funded project with support from the University of Brighton.

Rosie Lewis (PhD). An exploration into cross-adaptation: heat and hypoxic acclimation and performance. Self-funded project with support from the University of Brighton.

Jason Newbery (PhD). Characterising and optimising training load and distribution in masters triathletes. [Although not environmental physiology-focussed, Jason ran our Marathon Des Sables Heat Acclimation Programme in 2018 and has contributed to other Environmental Extremes Lab activities since commencing his PhD and so is a firm member of the EEL team.]

Ben Scott (PhD). Profiling elite swimmers and responsiveness to altitude training. Funded by British Swimming with support from the English Institute of Sport, registered with the University of Brighton.


 

 

 

 

Wanting to Study for a PhD in our Environmental Extremes Lab?

If you are interested in applying to study for a PhD allied to Environmental Extremes, please follow the link for further details. You are encouraged in advance of applying to reach out to the academic staff member within EEL that has expertise in the research area you are interested in to discuss your ideas.