Reflections on COP26

James Hill visited the COP26 Green Zone in Glasgow as part of a group of Scenario DTP students.  As Glasgow was busy, they stayed in Troon and commuted in. These…Read More >


Scenario DTP students are engaging with COP in a number of ways this year. 4 students joined the Walker Institute, in the Blue Zone. 14 students took part in the…Read More >

Reflections on a PhD journey

Matthew Kaan Alkan is a member of Scenario Cohort 3, who recently defended his thesis in Chemical Ecology. He took part in the Scenario Student Twitter Take Over where he…Read More >

Advice to new PhD students

As we get ready to welcome SCENARIO Cohort 7 in September, here are some good advice and top tips for new PhD students from Scenario graduates Rebecca Emerton and Kirsten…Read More >

Flood Foresight Placement

Scenario alumna Holly Turner recently carried out a 3-month placement with JBA Consulting as part of their Flood Foresight team.  The placement was part of NERC’s National Productivity Investment Fund…Read More >


The UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) is taking place in Madrid from 2-13 December. Carys Cunningham and Elaine Halliday, Scenario Cohort 6 PhD students, are attending as part of the…Read More >

YES19 Young Entrepreneurs Scheme

YES is an innovative global competition developed to raise awareness among postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers of how ideas from science and engineering can be commercialised. For this first time…Read More >

Future Invaders

SCENARIO student Tomos Jones won a Gold Medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for his stand on Future Invaders – potentially invasive garden plants.  Read more about Tomos’s project…Read More >

SC2023_03 Plastics in karst groundwater systems

Lead supervisor: Louise Maurice, British Geological Survey, Wallingford Office Email: Co-supervisors: Dan Lapworth, British Geological Survey Tom Bond, University of Surrey Richard Cross, UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology…Read More >

SC2023_05 Smarter ensembles for solar wind forecasts

Lead Supervisor: Mathew Owens, University of Reading, Department of Meteorology Email: Co-supervisors: Luke Barnard, University of Reading, Department of Meteorology Siegfried Gonzi, Met Office Mike Marsh, Met Office More…Read More >