Learning From Observational Data To Improve Protected Area Management

Law enforcement is an essential part of Protected Area (PA) management. This project aims to determine how patrol data can best be analysed by PA managers to monitor enforcement effort, inform future patrolling strategies, and motivate rangers.

Tom Mason

Tom is a conservation ecologist interested in how wild animal populations respond to changes in their environment.

Game of Lions

Zac's PhD project uses experimental approaches to study conservation conflicts in northern Tanzania

Conservation Science Undergraduate Course

Our award-winning fourth year module introduces the field of conservation science focusing on changes in biodiversity, threats to biodiversity, protected area management, and people-focused conservation.

Zac Baynham-Herd

Zac’s PhD explores how conflicts are conceptualised and how conservationists intervene to resolve them, focusing on a Wildlife Management Area in Northern Tanzania as a case-study.

Using game theory for understanding and managing conservation conflict

Chris's PhD research uses frameworks from common-pool resource literature and game theory to explore conflict over goose numbers in the Scottish islands.

Chris Pollard

Chris’s research is focused on studying the way people in conservation conflicts make decisions.

Aidan Keane

Chancellor's Fellow & Senior Lecturer in Conservation Science; Research Group Leader