Imperial College London

Caitlin Hinson

Faculty of Natural SciencesCentre for Environmental Policy

Research Postgraduate







Weeks BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Caitlin is a graduate student, researching the use of Natural Capital concepts for participatory approaches to catchment-scale water management.

This research is conducted under the supervision of Dr Alexandra Collins, of the Centre for Environmental Policy; Dr Ana Mijic, of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Dr Jimmy O'Keeffe; of Dublin City University and John Bryden, of Thames21. 

Caitlin holds a Bachelors degree in Geography (First Class) from Jesus College, University of Oxford and a Masters Degree in Environmental Policy and Management (Distinction) from the University of Bristol.

During 2022 Caitlin completed a UKRI funded policy internship with Natural England on exploring evidence links between environmental exposures and human health and wellbeing for the 25 Year Environment Plan Indicator framework. 

Caitlin is based in the Centre for Environmental Policy and her PhD is funded by NERC, through the Imperial College Grantham Institute Science Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Programme (NERC SSCP DTP) and by Thames21 as a CASE industry partner. 



O'Keeffe J, Pluchinotta I, De Stercke S, et al., 2022, Evaluating natural capital performance of urban development through system dynamics: A case study from London., Science of the Total Environment, Vol:824, ISSN:0048-9697, Pages:1-12

Hinson C, O'Keeffe J, Mijic A, et al., 2022, Using natural capital and ecosystem services to facilitate participatory environmental decision making: Results from a systematic map, People and Nature, Vol:4, Pages:652-668

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