Dr Sophie Lewis

Research Fellow
Researcher - Climate & energy
Frank Fenner Building (141)
 +61 2 612 52623

Profile

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) (Monash); PhD (ANU)

Biography

Sophie completed her PhD in the Research School of Earth Sciences (2011).
In 2011 she went to Melbourne University as a Research Fellow in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science. She returned to ANU in 2014 and currently holds an ARC DECRA fellowship.

Research

Research interests

  • Climate change and variability
  • Climate extremes
  • Australian climate
  • Palaeoclimates

 

Recent grants

ARC DECRA (DE160100092)  "What is extreme? Advancing insights into Australia's variable rainfall"

Awards

Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Early Career Researcher Award, 2015

ACT Young Tall Poppy of the Year Award, 2015

 

Teaching

Supervision

  • Understanding long-term influences on Australia’s water cycle
  • Changes in current and future climate extremes
  • Impact of climate extremes on ecological systems
  • Understanding local Canberra weather and climate

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