Chris Pollard

‌‌PhD Research Student

MSc. Conservation Science, Imperial College London (2013)
MPhil. Drug Metabolism & Analytical Chemistry, Keele University (2012)
BSc. (hons) Chemistry with Pharmacology Int., University of Leeds (2004)

Dr Nils Bunnefeld (University of Stirling)
Dr Juliette Young (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)
Prof. Steve Redpath (University of Aberdeen)
Dr Aidan Keane (University of Edinburgh)

Start Date: 1st October 2014

4V5 Cottrell Building
Biological & Environmental Sciences
School of Natural Sciences
University of Stirling
Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA

tel: +44 (0)1786 467794
fax: +(44) 1786 467843 
twitter: @crj1981
skype: chris.pollard.72

Research Project

Linking game theory and structured decision-making for the resolution of conservation conflicts.

The project aims to use game theoretical and structured decision making methods to understand the rules that govern how parties search for solutions to conservation conflicts.

This will use two UK based conservation conflicts as case studies: (1) hen harrier predation on red grouse and upland moor management; and (2) increasing geese populations imposing costs on farming.

Funding Acknowledgements

IAPETUS NERC Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship
Additional funding provided by CASE partners, Scottish Natural Heritage

Wider Research Interests

Socio-ecological modelling; sustainable management of natural resources; local, national and international environmental policy; monitoring and evaluation systems.

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