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Dr Helen Butler

Dr Helen Butler

SWEEP Programme Manager

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+44 (0) 1392 726208


Lazenby House, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, EX4 4PJ

Role

Helen is Programme Manager for the South West Partnership for Environment and Economic Prosperity (SWEEP), a five-year programme funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to apply research to benefit our environment and economy.

SWEEP’s mission is to place the environment’s ‘natural capital’ at the heart of business and policy decision-making through partnership working between academics, businesses and policymakers and through providing access to the best environmental science. It is led by the University of Exeter in partnership with Plymouth University and Plymouth Marine Laboratory.

For more information, see www.sweep.ac.uk

Profile

Helen has a PhD in marine microbial ecology and worked for six years as a postdoctoral research scientist at British Antarctic Survey, leading research projects on lake ecosystems in Antarctica