Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Andrew Neill is a PhD student in the Botany Department, School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin. He holds an M.Sc. in Development Practice from a dual UCD-TCD program and has spent time working on environmental projects in Ireland, Fiji, and Luxembourg. His PhD research is part of the SFI funded BiOrbic bioeconomy research centre and explores the impacts and dependencies between people and nature. Andrew is passionate about sustainable development, biodiversity, and environmental sustainability. As a Fulbright-EPA Student Awardee to the Natural Capital Project at Stanford University, Andrew will investigate ecosystem service modelling, an approach that shows how the environment provides benefits to people, and how this can support future decision-making.