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PhD Students

Current doctoral projects supervised by KITE. For our PhD archive, see here

Student Project Institution(s)
Mike Bungard Predictive modelling for anuran responses to climate change in tropical montane ecosystems
  • University of York
  • Paignton Zoo
Dereje Denu Modelling forest biodiversity and carbon storage in the Jimma Highlands of East Africa
  • Addis Ababa University
  • Jimma University
Esther Githumbi REAL Project: Resilience in East African Landscapes University of York
Rebecca Howard Carbon standards and carbon projects: enquiries for participation, equity and justice in mitigation and development processes University of Leeds
Nwabueze Igu Freshwater forest dynamics in West Africa
  • University of York
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Lena Jeha Are Community Revolving Funds an Equitable and Sustainable Method of Slicing the REDD Pie? Insights from Mt. Elgon University of York
Rebecca Kariuki Ecosystem dynamics and societal interactions in East Africa
  • University of York
  • African Conservation Centre
Kate Massarella REDD+ in Tanzania
  • University of York
  • University of Leeds
Mathew Mpanda Ecosystem service benefits and flows under climate change along an altitudinal gradient on Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  • University of Dar es Salaam
  • ICRAF-Tanzania
Veronica Muiruri Assessing interactions between ecosystem and cultural dynamics in the Maasai areas of central and southern Kenya National Museums of Kenya
The role of communities in REDD based forest schemes in Cameroon University of York
Dickens Odeny Modelling forest biodiversity and carbon storage in the East African mountains
  • University of Nairobi
  • National Museums of Kenya
Peter Omeny Modelling regional climate change in East African Mountains
  • University of Nairobi
  • Kenya Meteorological Office
Rana Parween The development of indigenous ecosystem conservation: a comparison between India and Kenya University of York