Nicolas's research investigates the link between scarcity, cognitive burden and environmentally conscious behaviour.
Ed's project investigates why people choose to fly when lower carbon alternatives are available.
Larisa's dissertation aims to understanding the relationship between academics' values and their choice of research.
Alyssa is using online surveys to assess the feasibility of citizen science to monitor cetacean distribution in Iceland.
Zoe's research focuses on the challenges faced by women in biodiversity conservation in New Zealand.
Impact of Tanzania’s Wildlife Management Areas on household wealth
We measure the impact of Tanzania’s Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), a national community-based conservation and poverty reduction initiative using a novel, cost-effective impact evaluation method based on participatory wealth ranking and Bayesian multilevel modelling.
The role of quantitative cross-case analysis in understanding tropical smallholder farmers’ adaptive capacity to climate shocks
We use empirical case studies on the impacts of El Niño on smallholder households from five countries to test the application of quantitative data aggregation for policy recommendation. Wwhile cross-study results partially align with the findings from the individual projects and with theory, several challenges associated with quantitative aggregation remain when examining complex, contextual and multi-dimensional concepts such as resilience.
A new PhD project with FFI Cambodia, exploring the roles played by local communities in protected area law enforcement
Helena’s research aims to investigate the role of formal education in shaping the views and skills of future conservation leaders.
Impacts of land use intensification on human wellbeing: Evidence from rural Mozambique
Land use intensification frequently has unintended impacts on ecosystem services. Here, we we examine three case studies in rural Mozambique. Drawing on interviews, focus group discussions, 1576 household surveys and geospatial data from 27 Mozambican villages, we assess how wellbeing and inequality change with three common land use intensification pathways.