Ms Kayla Schulte

DPhil Candidate


Kayla Schulte's research focuses on how new tools and technologies, including portable sensors, as well as smartphone and web-based apps, are used to understand and communicate air quality. She aims to deliver new insights into how these technologies transform experiences, perceptions, and behaviours around air pollution.

Kayla is also affiliated with the International Max Planck School for Population, Health, and Data Science. Her doctoral project, supervised by Professor Melinda Mills and Dr. Ridhi Kashyap, is funded by the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science (LCDS).


  • Air pollution
  • Pollution exposure inequality
  • Air quality sensors
  • Air quality smartphone apps & websites
  • Citizen science & co-designed research
  • Relationship between air pollution & climate change


English, French, beginner’s Spanish