Sandra Domingues Gomes


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Sandra is a doctoral researcher and PhD at the School of Environmental, Education and Development (SEED), UoM in collaboration with the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA, Portugal) with an awarded Scholarship from the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT). She is working on the project "Abrupt climate changes during the Last Glacial and deglaciation in SW Iberian Peninsula" using a land-sea direct comparison. Dr William Fletcher, Dr Abi Stone and Dr Filipa Naughton are the supervision team of this split-PhD programme between UoM/SEED (UK) and IPMA (Portugal).


Current Teaching at the University of Manchester

Since 2017, teaching assistant (TA) at School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED)  & Quaternary Environments and Geoarchaeology (QEG)

Prizes and awards

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) - funded radiocarbon analysis  (Radiocarbon Facility - East Kilbride)

Project: "Past climatic extremes in SW Iberia"
-NERC radiocarbon award: 2136.1018, 6 AMS radiocarbon dates, GBP 3,012

-NERC radiocarbon award: 2199.1019, 32 AMS radiocarbon dates, GBP 16,064

“Abrupt climate shifts in SW Europe during the last glacial and deglaciation” and scored it as 8 on the NERC facilities grading scheme with the recommendation that full support should be provided.


Research interests

The research is related to the following Science Portuguese Foundation (FCT) funded projects:

- CLIMHOL - Holocene climatic variability in the North Atlantic and adjacent landmasses: land-sea direct correlation (PTDC/AAC- CLI/100157/2008)
- ULTImATum: Understanding past climatic instabilities in the North Atlantic Region  (IF/01489/2015)


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Areas of expertise

  • GB Physical geography
  • Environmental Reconstruction
  • Iberian Peninsula
  • Quaternary Science
  • Quantitative methods
  • QE Geology
  • Marine palynology
  • Palaeoclimatology
  • Biostratigraphy
  • climate change
  • QK Botany
  • Palynology
  • Palaeoecology
  • Pollen morphometry
  • Iberian Peninsula
  • L Education (General)
  • Biology
  • Geology
  • Physical Geography
  • Higher Education
  • Natural Sciences


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