“I found the Peer Assisted Learning Scheme (PALS) to be an amazing opportunity to not only gain the experience of those in the higher years but also to gain a different perspective on the material and skills we were learning.”
"I was inspired by my lecturers at Plymouth into a love of learning and research."
After graduating I began working as a software engineer but after realising this wasn’t the right career for me I found a PhD opportunity part of the WISE CDT (Water Informatics, science and engineering centre for doctoral training). I am now conducting research into my topic which is “Process-based storm tracking for extreme weather events”.
My research is focussed on the ability to forecast extreme weather events using atmospheric data. To do this I am looking to utilise machine learning to map atmospheric events to extreme weather outcomes in order to predict events like 2018's "Beast from the East". I have had the chance to meet loads of great people from different backgrounds who are all participating in research related to hydroinformatics.
“If the location isn’t enough to win you over then the amazing teaching styles and links with industry should be.”
Not only was it great to meet amazing people but we also managed to win the international award for our poster on the peer-assisted learning scheme at Plymouth.
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