Early Stage Researchers

The primary purpose of Early Stage Researchers is to develop young researchers to be formidable scientists. We currently have 15 PhD researchers for this project 

Project: Designing the ideal river flow regime: designer flows for delivering good ecological potential in regulated rivers
Saman Hashemi
Project: Linking the ecological effects of e-flows with sediment regimes in rivers
Gabriele Consoli
Project: Integrating water quantity and quality in eco-hydrological relationships
Devanshi Pathak
Project: Linking environmental flows to changes in river ecosystem structure and functioning mediated by water chemistry and biotic interactions
Lorenzo Pin
Project: Microbial metabolism of terrestrial resources in river corridors under variable flow regimes: match-mismatch scenarios between resources and consumers
Selin Kubilay
Project: River food web responses to reservoir outflow manipulation
Tapiwa Zimunya
Project: Basin-region hydromorphological alteration links to biodiversity and ecosystem functioning
Cassia Pompeu
Host Institute: University of Birmingham Project: Testing the effect of hydrological alteration on stream ecosystem functioning
Raquel Arias Font
Host Institute: University of Trento Project: Linkages between river habitat dynamics and channel morpho-dynamics at the mesoscale
Tulio Soto
Host Institute: University of Cantabria Project: Effects of hydrological and water quality alteration on river fish and macroinvertebrate production
Minh Hoang
Host Institute: Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) Project: Functional implications of river thermal response to flow dynamics
Hanna Schulz
Project: Improved reservoir operating policies for implementation of environmental flows
Afua Owusu
Project: Integrating land use with river regulation effects on river flows and water quality
Hatem Khedr
Project: Future river flows: designing and modelling environmental flow regimes to account for changing climate and policy drivers
Cordula Wittekind
Project: Towards integrated e-flow assessment at multiple scales
Diana Derepasko
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 765553