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Alexandria Charmoli

My research interests include sustainable urban development and the interaction between nature and humans. I am completing my thesis for an MSc in Global Change: Ecosystem Science and Policy. This is a joint programme between University College Dublin in Ireland…

Mariana Hernández-Montilla

I am a transdisciplinary researcher interested in understanding socio-ecological systems, conflicts, and complexities to improve conservation projects in developing countries. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from The University of Zulia in Venezuela and a Master’s degree in Natural…

Anne English

I work closely with our academic and research colleagues to deliver high-impact research-driven innovation projects with our FinTech industry partners. My role includes proactively nurturing and strengthening relationships with Industry Partners and addressing their business challenges by identifying and applying…

Fiona Nulty

I hold a bachelors’ degree and a professional diploma in architecture from UCD and have been working in private practice since 2013. I have a keen interest in the relationship between design and ecology, with a particular focus on using…

Hazel Reddington

I am interested in identifying strategies that may be used to foster individuals’ connectedness with nature (CWN). At present, I am analyzing the potential of knowledge-based activities (e.g., environmental education programs) to influence CWN. I am currently working as a research…

Natalia R Castañeda

I am an environmental and health anthropologist from Bogotá, Colombia, where I studied at Universidad de Los Andes my BSc in Anthropology with a minor in Biology, Geography, and Environmental Sciences. My passion for learning and researching has allowed me to…

Mairéad O’Donnell

My research interests include social-ecological systems, novel urban ecosystems, and citizen science. I am passionate about understanding and enhancing people’s relationships and interactions with the natural environment.  Before joining NovelEco, I completed a postgraduate MSc. in Development Practice with Trinity…

Dr. Clair Cooper

I completed my Ph.D. at Durham University, and I am an early career fellow at the Urban Systems Lab, New School, sponsored by the NATURA project. Using geometric data analysis techniques, thematic mapping, and quantitative text analysis, my thesis explores…

Dr. Melissa Pineda Pinto

Melissa Pineda Pinto

I completed my Ph.D. at the Centre for Urban Transitions, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. My thesis explores the integration of nature-based solutions and ecological justice through a mixed-methods approach. I have experience in social research methods, inter-transdisciplinary collaboration, systems thinking,…

Dr. Marcus Collier

Marcus Collier

I have spent a lot of my life working with communities and volunteers to bring them closer to nature through restoration and conservation activities. I have seen, first hand, the power that wild nature can have on people once they…