Dillwyn Medal (STEMM) 2023: Dr Iestyn Woolway

Dr Iestyn Woolway, Reader at Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences, is a global leader in the field of climate change impact assessment, with much of his time is dedicated to the study of global environmental change.

He has done pioneering work in applying state-of-the-art techniques, including artificial intelligence for integrating field-based observations with satellite data and model simulations, to answer key questions that relate to climate change.

His work provides critical insights into how climate change will impact the environment providing roadmaps to resource managers tasked with accounting for ecosystem climate vulnerability in conservation and management decision-making.

“I’m truly delighted to have received this medal, and I want to express my heartfelt thanks to my wonderful family, supportive mentors, and collaborative partners from the past to the present, all of whom have been instrumental in my journey.”

Dr Iestyn Woolway