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 >

Upper tropospheric humidity and climate change

Lead Supervisor: Richard P. Allan, University of Reading, Department of Meteorology Email: Co-supervisors: Michaela Hegglin, University of Reading, Department of Meteorology; Alejandro Bodas-Salcedo, Met Office; Viju John, EUMETSAT The…Read More >

Climate Feedbacks through reactive greenhouse gases

Lead Supervisor: Bill Collins, University of Reading, Department of Meteorology Email: Co-supervisors: Michaela Hegglin, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Fiona O’ Connor, Met Office Hadley Centre, Apostolos Voulgarakis,…Read More >

Decadal climate forecasting for the energy-sector

Lead Supervisor: David Brayshaw, University of Reading, Department of Meteorology Email: Co-supervisors: Len Shaffrey, National Centre for Atmospheric Science; Hazel Thornton, Met Office Hadley Centre; Doug Smith, Met Office…Read More >