Miss Rachael E. Graham MSc, BA
Postgraduate Research Student in Biological Sciences
Rachael Graham is a postgraduate research student working for Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton and the Natural History Museum. She has specialised in plants throughout her academic studies and her research focuses on evolution and systematics, particularly of island floras. Her MSc research project investigating the systematics of the genus Dyerophytum (Plumbaginaceae) with a focus on the evolution of endemic taxa from the island of Socotra, was awarded the RBGE best thesis prize. Rachael has carried out fieldwork in several countries including Belize and Honduras, and most recently travelled to Madeira and the Canary Islands to collect plants as part of her PhD research.
2015-present: PhD Biological Sciences. The Natural History Museum, London & University of Southampton, UK.
2013-2014: MSc Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh & University of Edinburgh, UK.
2010-2013: BA Biological Sciences. University of Oxford, UK.