ENSIS gifts £100,000 to UCL to support research in the Department of Geography
The funds will be used to used to support research staff salaries and Master's teaching, to provide bursaries and scholarships for PhD students and to buy equipment. The gift brings the total amount gifted by ENSIS to UCL over the last seven years to more than £800,000, making ENSIS one of UCL's major benefactors.
ENSIS Ltd. is the consultancy arm of theat , specialising in freshwater ecology and palaeoecology. ENSIS was established in 1986 and undertakes work for national and local government, environmental protection agencies, nature conservation bodies, and charitable trusts.
ENSIS also organises and runs conferences, seminars and training courses and publishes scientific books, conference proceedings and research reports on environmental themes. The company promotes research and research training within the ECRC based in the Department of Geography through gifts to UCL to support Masters bursaries, Ph.D. studentships and the co-funding of research staff.