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Dr Kate Littler

Supervision

 

CURRENT PHD STUDENTS:

I currently supervise 6 PhD students (2 as primary supervisor) at the University of Exeter.

 

Ms Chloe Young

(Primary supervisor) University of Exeter. 2019–present

Reconstructing the ancient Indian monsoon: new data from IODP Expedition 353

Funded by the NERC GW4+ DTP

 

Mr Jinrong Gan

(Primary supervisor) University of Exeter. 2019–present

Reconstructing the ancient Indian monsoon: climate and vegetation change across the late Pliocene-Early Pleistocene

Funded by the Chinese Scholarship Council and the University of Exeter

 

Miss Erica Mariani

(Co-supervisor) University of Exeter. 2018–present.

Reconstructing oceanographic and vegetation changes across the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum in NW Europe and the Arctic region.

Funded by the University of Exeter

 

Ms Chloe Walker-Trivett

(Co-supervisor) University of Exeter. 2018–present

Reconstructing oceanographic and biotic changes in Australia during the Cenomanian-Turonian: new data from IODP Exp. 369

Funded by the NERC GW4+ DTP



Mr Tom Gibson

(Co-supervisor) University of Exeter. 2018–present

Investigating paleoclimate and paleoenvironmental change in the Early Jurassic: new data from the Norwegian shelf.

Funded by the NERC Oil and Gas CDT

 

Miss Rebecca Parker

(Co-supervisor) University of Exeter. 2016–present.

Pliocene-Pleistocene paleoceanography and deep-water provenance in the N. Atlantic

Funded by the University of Exeter International Excellence Scholarship

 



RECENT PHD STUDENTS:

 

Miss Charlotte Beasley

(Primary supervisor) University of Exeter. 2016–2020.

Investigating Paleogene strata from Oman and the UAE; new insights from integrated chemostratigraphy, sedimentology and biostratigraphy.

Funded by the NERC Oil and Gas CDT

--> Now a programme manager at NERC

 

Miss Yasmin Bokhari Friberg

(Co-supervisor) Open University. 2016 – present.

Investigating late Pliocene stratification and productivity reconstructions.

Funded by the Open University

 

Mr Alex Hudson

(Co-supervisor) University of Exeter. 2016–present.

Investigating European Early Jurassic mudrocks to understand the effects of long term climate change.

Funded by the NERC GW4+ DTP

--> Now an exploration Geologist at Cornish Lithium

 

Dr James Barnet

(Primary supervisor) University of Exeter. 2014–2018

Investigating Climate Change and Carbon Cycling during the Latest Cretaceous to Paleogene; new geochemical records from the South Atlantic and Indian oceans.

Funded by the University of Exeter

--> Now a Research Fellow at St Andrews



Dr Robyn Pointer

(Co-supervisor) University of Exeter. 2014–2019

Investigating the paleoclimate and paleoenvironment of the Early Jurassic; applying multi-proxy techniques to the Polish Basin.

Funded by the University of Exeter