Sarah Connors

PhD candidate at Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge

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PhD Candidate, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
NERC-Funded CSaP Policy Intern (March 2015 - May 2015)

Sarah joined CSaP in March 2015 as part of a three-month internship funded by NERC.

Sarah is a final year PhD student studying atmospheric science in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge. Her supervisor is Dr Neil Harris. Her research produces an alternative methane emission inventory for the East Anglia area. This is then used to compare and verify the current national inventory. Her research combines in-situ gas chromatography measurements with the Met Office's dispersion model, NAME, in an 'Inversion' technique.

Prior to her time at Cambridge, Sarah studied chemistry at the University of York gaining an MChem(Hons). Her final year was spent working in organic synthesis at Lubrizol Inc., Manchester.

You can read about Sarah's time as a CSaP Policy Intern here.

  • 14 April 2015, 6pm

    The role of evidence and analysis in effective policy making

    To commemorate 50 years since the death of Churchill and 75 years since he became Prime Minister, the Centre for Science and Policy and Churchill College are jointly organising a distinguished panel discussion to discuss the role of evidence and analysis in effective policy making.

  • 14 April 2015, 10am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2015

    This year our conference will explore opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and makes use of expertise from the humanities, and offer examples of the significant contribution these disciplines have made to public policy.