Three PhD opportunities!

Projects available exploring (1) the role of education in shaping conservationists' views, (2) how trust is built and lost in conservation, and (3) how land management is shaping natural forest regeneration in Scotland.

Audience segmentation to improve targeting of conservation interventions for hunters

Abstract Audience segmentation could help improve the effectiveness of conservation interventions. Marketers use audience segmentation to define the target audience of a campaign. The technique involves subdividing a general population into groups that share similar profiles, such as socio-demographic or behavioural characteristics. Interventions are then designed to target the group or groups of interest. We ...

Detecting deterrence from patrol data

We test a robust, simple metric for monitoring patrol effectiveness using a mechanistic model of law‐breaking and law enforcement

The shaping of the global conservation agenda

Working alongside the IUCN, this project will identify key areas of controversy for conservation decision-makers and explore factors which shape the positions of IUCN members on these topics.

David Tooby

David's research aims to identify the position of international conservation organisations on key controversial issues

Jonathan Morley

Jonathan's research aims to examine the success of environmental safeguards in international development projects

Quantifying the effects of development projects on biodiversity conservation in West Africa.

Jonathan's research aims to examine the success of environmental safeguards in international development projects