Jack S A Matthews
BSc Ecology (University of Essex)
Undergraduate Dissertation: ‘Heterogeneity in stomatal characters and leaf venation as drivers of maximum stomatal conductance and water use efficiency over geological time’
- Plant Ecophysiology
- Stomatal Dynamics
- Chlorophyll Fluorescence
- Ecophysiological modelling
Previous research employment:
Research Assistant (University of Essex): ‘Development of a whole-plant gas exchange chamber for continuous measurements of carbon assimilation (A) and stomatal conductance (gs)’
PhD project: ‘‘Scaling up dynamic responses of stomata to assess impacts on tree canopy carbon gain and water use efficiency’
'Impact of fluctuating light environments on stomatal dynamics, speed of response, and carbon assimilation limitation'
'Intra-specific variation of stomatal response and carbon assimilation between different genotypes of Populus nigra’
See Google Scholar.
Plant Environmental Physiology Group (PEPg) Techniques Workshop, Portugal (2014)
Role: Administrator and attendee
Hands-on experience and training in plant physiology techniques in both field and laboratory environments
Phenotyping for Photosynthesis and Productivity: Satellite meeting of the Photosynthetic congress (August 2016)
I designed and currently run our Laboratory website, where you can find information on current projects and potential employment opportunities.
Plant Physiology Lab (University of Essex) – Prof Tracy Lawson Lab
Forest Research – CASE Partner