Dr Carys Jones - Personal details
BSc(Hons) (Aberystwyth), MSc (Manchester), PhD (Manchester)
Carys gained a BSc (Honours) in Microbiology from University College of Wales, Aberystwyth then an MSc in Pollution and Environmental Control, at the University of Manchester. Her PhD in Biological Sciences at University of Manchester focused on upland land use and its affect on water quality in the catchment of Stocks Reservoir in the Forest of Bowland.
In 1988, she joined the EIA Centre and was responsible for the day-to-day management of the Centre, and also for several research projects. These included European projects such as the five year review of implementation of the EIA Directive (85/337/EEC), a European Community-wide EIA training programme, and archaeology and EIA in North West Europe, as well as UK-based work involving monitoring environmental assessment and planning, the effect of EIA on planning decisions, the role of monitoring and post-auditing in EIA, scoping practice in England, and practice in EIA for offshore oil and gas developments.