Learn from and work with world-leading researchers to assess the impacts of local to global scale challenges within fresh and coastal water systems.

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Dr Alex Lechner - Programme Leader

Dr Alex Lechner - Programme Leader

Dr Alex Lechner is a landscape ecologist and is Programme Leader for the MSc Water and Planetary Health. His research focuses on sustainability, conservation planning, and assessing environmental impacts, commonly using spatial modelling. He conducts research to supports sustainable planning and participatory decision-making through the development of novel spatial approaches including ecosystem services modelling, big remote sensing data, and participatory web-based GIS mapping. He has undertaken research across the world including in Oceania, Southeast Asia, and Europe.

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"The Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health (LCWPH), is the world's first interdisciplinary research centre to focus on pressing environmental and societal issues emerging from aquatic systems."

Professor Mark Macklin, Founding Director of the Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health

Career Opportunities

This programme aims equip students with a comprehensive understanding of climate change, global population dynamics, and human and ecosystem health. With global challenges becoming increasingly interconnected, graduates with knowledge of these key issues are becoming increasingly valued in the national and international job market and across a diverse range of industries. Job opportunities could include environmental and public health planning, consultancy, and research and policy within the private, public, or third sectors.

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