All posts by Aidan

Josiane Segar

Josie's dissertation research investigates barriers to movement and migration of ungulates across the Great Plains of North America

Coding Club

A friendly, student-led club for learning statistics and coding skills

The influence of risk on patterns of illegal activity in a hunted landscape in West Liberia

Sorrel's PhD project uses insights from behavioural psychology and cognitive sciences to design better ways of reducing bushmeat use in West Africa.

Information transfer and the effectiveness of behaviour change strategies in conservation

Emiel's PhD project aims to understand how information from a conservation intervention is transferred, how it flows through a communities and how this affects behaviour.

Sorrel Jones

Sorrel's research explores ways to tackle the bushmeat hunting crisis in West Africa.

From poachers to protectors: engaging local communities in solutions to illegal wildlife trade

Combating the surge of illegal wildlife trade (IWT) devastating wildlife populations is an urgent global priority for conservation. Here we set out a conceptual framework to guide efforts to effectively combat IWT through actions at community level.

Emiel de Lange

Emiel's PhD investigates how the transfer of information influences the effectiveness of behaviour change strategies in conservation

Investing in agroforestry options for forest restoration in Indonesia

Southeast Asia has the lowest proportion of remaining forest cover and highest rate of contemporary deforestation of any tropical region. This project aims to use agroforestry to restore degraded tropical forests in order to enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services, as well as replenishing timber and non-timber forest product resources.

https://brightclubedinburgh.blogspot.co.uk

“Gorilla Warfare”

Conservation PhD student Zac Baynham-Herd talks conservation, politics, and re-framing 'human-wildlife conflict' at the Bright Club stand up comedy show, Edinburgh, 28/07/16

Iain McNicol

Iain's current research examines how Tanzania's Wildlife Management Areas affect the ability of local communities to respond to environmental shocks.