Tag: NERC

The Natural Environment Research Council

Searching for Snares – how much effort is enough?

Harriet presented preliminary findings from her fieldwork at the the Asian-Pacific Chapter Meeting of the Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation.

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.

Emiel de Lange

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

Andrew Dobson

Andy is using agent based models to explore how ranger patrols and poachers interact, and what this means for protected area management.

Harriet Ibbett

Harriet's work in eastern Cambodia focuses on understanding hunting in a tropical forest ecosystem.

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.

Game of Lions

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

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.