Dr Candice Howarth is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Surrey and Knowledge Integrator for CECAN. Her research focuses on climate communication, the science-policy interface and nexus-related decision making. She has extensive expertise in designing and implementing innovative methods for collecting and analysing qualitative and quantitative data. Her PhD explored the role of climate messaging in overcoming perceived barriers to behaviour change and she has led research on a number of projects on science communication, co-production, practitioner evidence and the IPCC process, and nexus shocks.