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I have a background in Quaternary palynology (the study of pollen for the last ~2.6 million years), as well as environmental and climate change (recent and historical). I completed my PhD in 2017 which was about the geochemistry of Cedrus atlantica pollen, and what it can tell us about the climate and environment, at The University of Manchester. You can read about my research on my publications page. I also have an interest in cycling and have previously completed research looking at cycling habits in Manchester and the smart phone app Strava.

During my PhD I used R extensively for statistical analysis, looking at climate data, producing figures, and for creating maps and GIS work. Part of the motivation for this blog is to share the techniques I used, so blog content will includes guides and tutorials for the analysis of environmental and climate data, for producing good-looking figures for publication, and producing maps, all using R. I am also starting to look at machine learning with R, which i hope to blog about soon. Other blog content will include stuff related to research, and some study guides/tips i picked up along the way.

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