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Ecology and Conservation

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr David Aldridge
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    d.aldridge@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Freshwater ecology and conservation; ecology and control of invasive species
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/david-aldridge
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Bill Amos
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    w.amos@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolutionary genetics
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/william-amos
Themes: evolutionary biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andrew Balmford
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    apb12@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Costs and benefits of conservation; conservation and agriculture
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrew-balmford
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Paul Brakefield
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    pb499@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolution and diversity butterflies and other insects
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/paul-brakefield
Themes: evolutionary biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Brooke
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    m.brooke@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Island conservation priorities, seabird biology, population dynamics of endangered species
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/michael-brooke
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Professor Tim Clutton-Brock
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    thcb@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The evolution of animal breeding systems
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/tim-clutton-brock
Themes: ecology and conservation, evolutionary biology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Coomes
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    dac18@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  large-scale changes to forest structure and plant diversity, coexistence mechanisms, effects of invasive organisms
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidcoomes
Themes: plant biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nik Cunniffe
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    njc1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Theoretical and computational epidemiology
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/nikcunniffe
Themes: infection and immunity, ecology and conservation, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nick Davies
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    n.b.davies@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Behavioural ecology; cuckoo-host co-evolution
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/nick-davies
Themes: evolutionary biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Chris Gilligan
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    cag1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology and modelling
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/chrisgilligan
Themes: infection and immunity, ecology and conservation, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paloma Gonzalez-Bellido
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ptg25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural coding of motion information about prey in predatory insects
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/paloma-t-gonzalez-bellido
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, ecology and conservation, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Rhys Green
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    r.green@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Influence of land use and environmental factors on population size and range of bird species
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/rhys-green
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Howard Griffiths
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    hg230@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Integration of plant physiological ecology and photosynthetic variation using stable isotopes
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/howardgriffiths
Themes: plant biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nick Horrocks
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    nh415@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  the causes and consequences of variation in immune defences
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-nicholas-horrocks
Themes: ecology and conservation, infection and immunity
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Professor Chris Jiggins
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    c.jiggins@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolutionary genetics
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/chris-jiggins
Themes: evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Frank Jiggins
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    f.jiggins@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolutionary genetics of insect pathogens and immune systems
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/frank-jiggins
Themes: ecology and conservation, evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Eppie Jones
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    erj35@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolutionary Ecology; Origin and evolution of anatomically modern humans
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-eppie-jones
Themes: ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Arik Kershenbaum
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    elk10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  the evolution of acoustic communication systems in different animals
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-arik-kershenbaum
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Helen Leggett
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    hl448@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Host-Parasite Evolution and Genetics
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-helen-leggett
Themes: ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Corina Logan
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    cl417@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  evolution of brain size, behavioural flexibility, and complex cognition
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/corina-logan
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrea Manica
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    am315@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolutionary Ecology; Origin and evolution of anatomically modern humans
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrea-manica
Themes: evolutionary biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Stephen Montgomery
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    shm37@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  the evolution of brains and behaviour
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/stephen-montgomery
Themes: ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine,neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hannah Mumby
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    hsm29@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  elephant ecology and conservation
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/hannah-mumby
Themes: conservation, behaviour and ecology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gareth Pearce
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    gpp28@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Animal health and welfare involving wildlife, fish and farm animals
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Gareth-Pearce
Themes: ecology and conservation, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Claire Spottiswoode
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    cns26@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bird behavioural ecology and life histories
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/claire-spottiswoode
Themes: evolutionary biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor William Sutherland
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    w.sutherland@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Conservation biology
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/bill-sutherland
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Tanentzap
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    ajt65@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  How disturbances alter the functioning and biodiversity of the world's ecosystems
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/andrewtanentzap
Themes: ecology and conservation,
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Edmund Tanner
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    evt1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Growth and species diversity in tropical forests
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/edtanner
Themes: plant biology, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicholas Thomson
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    nrt@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial genomics and evolution
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/thomson-group
Themes: ecology and conservation, evolutionary biology, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rose Thorogood
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    rt303@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Information use by individuals shaping the evolution of species and communities
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-rose-thorogood
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Edgar Turner
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    ect23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Conservation science, insect ecology
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-edgar-turner
Themes: ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sander van der Linden
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    sander.vanderlinden@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Social Norms, Risk, Judgment, Decision-Making, Altruism, Social Issues, Communication
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/sander-van-der-linden
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health; epidemiology and public health; ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Eske Willerslev
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    ew482@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  evolutionary biology, ancient DNA, megafaunal extinction
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/professor-eske-willerslev
Themes: evolutionary biology, ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


There are 33 principal investigators