Jessica Breavington

Masters Students

Masters Student



Jessica has varied interests in marine science relating to anthropogenic activities. These include the potential for coastal and marine environments to store carbon, the effects of climate change on ecosystems, and plastic pollution. These themes build upon work during her BSc at Durham University.


  • M.Sc., Marine Biology, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2021 - Present
  • B.Sc., Natural Sciences (Biology, Earth Science, Geography), Durham University, Durham, UK, 2021


  • Royal Society of Biology, British Biology Olympiad, Highly Commended
  • Lylie Aldous Award, Academic Achievement

KAUST Affiliations

  • Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science & Engineering Division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Blue carbon Marine Protected Areas Connectivity Climate Change Marine Conservation