Graduate Lewis York wins ‘Highly Commended’ award from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and environmental Management

Date 16.11.2015

BSc Land Management graduate Lewis York was recently nominated as one of three student undergraduate finalists for the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) annual awards of 2014.

Lewis, who was located at Moulton College for his studies, worked closely with supervisor Dr James Littlemore and staff from Moulton’s Centre of Ecology and Hydrology at Monks Wood in Cambridgeshire on his undergraduate thesis. James’ work examined the habitat preferences and population dynamics of woodland birds at Monks Wood National Nature Reserve.​

It is a remarkable achievement for Lewis who was up against the best ecology graduates from all participating UK Universities. Lewis has progressed through the FdSc Countryside and Wildlife Management and then BSc (Hons) Land Management courses that run collaboratively between Moulton College and the University of Northampton. He has now has secured employment as a Graduate Ecologist with Jacobs Engineering UK based in Leeds.

For more information about the CIEEM awards, visit their website.

The University of Northampton and Moulton College run a range of interesting Higher Education programmes in countryside and wildlife management, land management and agriculture. For more information, click here​.