Miss Rachel Devine

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Currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Limnology Research Unit, University of Ghent, Belgium in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London.

Previous experience working in the Waste Management sector at the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).



Research interests


Research Projects:

Ounianga Varves - University of Ghent Limnology Research Unit

This project involves analysis of several lacustrine varve records from Northern Chad. The research aims to improve our understanding of regional climate patterns during the late Holocene.


Educational background

 Royal Holloway, University of London 2015-2019

Quaternary Science PhD

Thesis title: Towards a new Lateglacial to early Holocene varve chronology for the Swedish Timescale using microfacies analysis and tephrochronology.


Royal Holloway, University of London 2013-2014

Quaternary Science MSc

Thesis title: A microscale sediment investigation of annually laminated lake sediments in middle Glen Roy: implications for local and regional varve chronologies.


University of Liverpool 2010-2013

Physical Geography BSc

Dissertation title: A geochemical investigation of Holocene lake sediment, Abborrtjärnen, Sweden.



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