• Population genomics
  • Antarctic benthic ecology and evolution
  • Antarctic ice sheet collapse
  • 2018 to 2022 - PhD, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
  • 2016 to 2018 - Research Assistant, University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • 2012 to 2016 - MSci Marine Biology, University of Southampton (Southampton, United Kingdom)
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Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 2021 - AeRO Cloud Grants Program
  • 2019 to 2021 - Antarctic Science International Bursary
  • 2018 to 2021 - Promoting Environmental Research (David Pearse Bequest)
  • 2018 to 2021 - James Cook University Postgraduate Research Scholarship
  • 2020 - Antarctic Science Foundation PhD student support grant
  • 2016 - The Undergraduate Awards: Highly Commended Entrant
  • 2016 - University of Southampton Tyler Prize for the Best MSci Marine Biology Project

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Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research - INSTANT Fellowship

Reconstructing past grounded ice extent over time around Wilkes Land margin, East Antarctica, using animal genomes

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$7,391 over 2 years
The marine-based margins of the Antarctic Ice Sheet are vulnerable to collapse based on current trajectories in temperature rise. A deep uncertainty remains on whether the marine-based margin of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS) (ie, Wilkes Land) is sensitive to climate change. This project applies an innovative, genomic approach to reconstruct past configurations of the marine-based EAIS to inform its future stability.
Sally Lau (College of Science & Engineering)
Population genomics; East Antarctic Ice Sheet; Climate Change; Whole genome sequencing; Global sea level rise; Pleistocene

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  • Population Connectivity of Antarctic Marine Invertebrates (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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