RGS Hong Kong Research Grant awarded to UCL postgraduate for second year running
Yan Li has been awarded RGS grant for her research in China on the Three Gorges Reservoir
Yan Li has been awarded this year's Hong Kong Research Grant of £2500 by the RGS for her doctoral research on 'Eutrophication in the Three Gorges Reservoir Region of China: a catchment-based approach'. Yan is supervised by Julian Thompson and Richard Taylor, and will be working with the Changjiang (Yangtze) Water Resources Commission in Wuhan, China.
The grant is offered annually to a postgraduate student to undertake research in the Greater China region. It is supported by the Hong Kong branch of The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), to help with travel, equipment, data collection and field subsistence. This is the second year running that the grant has been awarded to a UCL student. Last year Xuhui Dong received the award for his work on 'Defining resoration targets for eutrophic Taihu Lake (the third largest freshwater lake in China) using diatoms.