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Dr Claudia Alt

Dr Claudia Alt

Dr Claudia Alt
PhD, BSc

Research Associate

Office L122
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Research summary

I have a very broad research interest and have been able to work across a great breadth of fields, ranging from deep-sea ecology, to paleao-biology, to neuroscience. I am originally a Zoologist, turned Marine Ecologist, but my love for numbers got me involved in some very interesting projects involving physiology, modern and paleo foraminifera and a clinical trial on stroke rehabilitation. Lately my love for numbers and additional training with the Duke University have afforded me the opportunity to work up a long-term datasets as statistician on the agricultural model plant Arabidopsis, where the long-term adaptability to climate change is being ...

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I graduated with a Bsc(Hons) in Zoology from the University of Aberdeen. After volunterring a year in Oceanlab (Aberdeen) as research assistant that included a 6-week offshore cruise, I decided to pursue a carreer in deep-sea ecology. I graduated with a PhD in 2012, having specialised in benthic invertebrate ecology. During my PhD I trained in numerous surveying methods, including trawling, ROV surveying and coring. I also worked on genetic systematics and got trained in taxonomic identification tools. My PhD work enabled me to work as independent consultant doing surveys for the industry. My interest into broadening my expertise ...

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