Stacey is on an MSc by Research in Environmental Sciences studentship programme working on a full time basis. Her first supervisor is Chris Short, CCRI and her second supervisor is Julie Urquhart, CCRI.

Her research will include assessing farmer perceptions towards the Payment for Ecosystem Services approaches being offered by Thames Water in the Upper Thames Catchment as well as evaluating the influence advisers have on farmer behaviour and their decisions to participate in these approaches.