Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Simpkins

TOPICS: Academics, Alumni, Global Impact, Research and Fieldwork, Science and Technology, Student Success

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

One of USD Environmental and Ocean Sciences Department's outstanding alumni, Taylor Simpkins, who completed her Bachelors in Marine Science in 2013, is participating is some breakthrough coral research that will help us better understand the health of oceans around the world!

Taylor is now a Master's Student at the University of Western Australia and worked alongside Dr. Aleksey Sadekov, a research fellow from the UWA's Oceans Graduate School to see how coral skeletons formed over hundreds of years in Ningaloo reef to better predict how coral reefs will adapt to future changes in our ocean environment and the rapidly changing global climate.

Two researchers collect coral samples
begin quoteUSD alum Taylor Simpkins is participating is some breakthrough coral research that will help us better understand the health of oceans around the world!

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