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Miss Cara Patel

Miss Cara Patel

PhD student

 Environment and Sustainability Institute Desk 108, Room 2.16


Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK



2019 - Present            University of Exeter PhD

                                   Impact of pollution on AMR at the river catchment scale

2016 – 2017               Imperial College London MRes and DIC EEC (Merit)

                                   Winter Project (66.3%) - Impact of pesticides on freshwater diatoms

                                   Summer Project (68.9%) - Impact of stressors on microbial decomposers

2013 – 2016               Imperial College London BSc (Hons) and ARCS Biology (Upper Second)

                                   Final Year Project (71%) - Impact of pesticides on river ecosystem processes

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Research interests

My research interests are focused on the effects of anthropogenic stressors (mainly pesticides, antibiotics, and global warming) on freshwater aquatic ecosystems. However, my experience expands to the effects of acidification, pH, and nutrients on both freshwater and soil ecosystems.

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