Biological and Environmental Sciences staff directory

Staff contact details
Column one lists names, column two lists roles, column three provides email addresses
Interim Head    
Prof Kirsty Park Conservation Ecology
Prof Katharine Abernethy Tropical Ecology
Prof Nils Bunnefeld Conservation Science
Prof David Copplestone Environmental Radioactivity
Prof Alistair Jump Plant Ecology / Interim Dean of Faculty of Natural Sciences
Prof Richard Quilliam Environmental Biology
Prof Jens-Arne Subke Terrestrial Ecosystems and Environment Change
Prof Andrew Tyler Environmental Science / Deputy Dean of Faculty
Prof Nigel Willby River Ecosystems
Prof Phil Wookey Ecosystem Science
Professorial Fellow
Prof Tim Whalley Cell Biology
Professors Emeritus
Prof Donald Davidson Soil Science
Prof Grant Reid Plant Biochemistry  
Prof Michael Thomas Tropical and Applied Geomorphology
Associate Professors
Dr David Oliver Catchment Science
Dr Mario Vallejo-Marin Environmental Biology
Dr Evangelos Spyrakos Earth Observation
Senior Lecturers
Dr Jennifer Dickie Energy Geography
Dr Peter Hunter Earth Observation
Dr Christian Schröder Environmental Science and Planetary Exploration
Dr Armando Marino Earth Observation
Dr Matthew Tinsley Evolutionary Ecology
Dr Clare Wilson Soil Science
Dr Stuart Auld Evolutionary Ecology
Dr Clare Bird Molecular Cell Biology
Dr Tom Bradwell Quaternary Geologist
Dr Colin Bull River Science
Dr Daniel Chapman Ecology Modelling
Dr Joanna Clarke Conservation & Environmental Management
Dr Daisy Dent Tropical Ecology
Dr Brad Duthie Environmental Modelling
Dr Andre Gilburn Ecology
Dr Ian Jones Environmental Sensing
Dr Isabel Jones Biodiversity & Conservation
Dr Alan Law Ecology
Dr Jenson Lim Applied Biological Sciences
Dr Carlos Loureiro Physical Geography
Dr Sabine Matallana-Surget Applied Biological Sciences
Tom Ovenden Field Biology (p/t)
Dr Heather Price Environmental Science / Geography
Dr Martina Quaggiotto Ecology & Conservation
Dr Tony Robertson Geographies of Public Health
Dr Thiago Silva Environmental Informatics
Dr Eileen Tisdall Environmental Science
Research Staff
Dr Tom Bradfer-Lawrence Post-doctoral Research Assistant
Dr Jeremy Cusack Post-doctoral Research Assistant
Dr Hannah Hamilton Post-doctoral Research Assistant
Dr Daniel Ingram Post-doctoral Research Assistant
Dr Kathryn Jeffery Researcher
Dr Francois-Xavier Joly Research Assistant
Dr Danielle MacKenzie Post-doctoral Research Assistant
Dr Rosie Mangan Post-doctoral Research Assistant
Dr Vanessa Moresco Post-doctoral Research Associate
Dr Claire Neil Research Assistant
Mrs Zoe O'Hara Research Assistant
Mr Sam Rogerson Field Assistant
Dr Adam Varley Research Assistant
Research Fellows
Dr Nicholas Attree Research Fellow
Dr Jérémy Froidevaux Leverhulme Research Fellow
Dr Isla Hodgson Research Fellow
Mr Dalin Jiang Research Fellow
Dr Veloisa Mascarenhas Research Fellow
Dr Javier Medina-Sanchez Research Fellow
Dr Jeroen Minderman Research Fellow
Dr Carlos Eduardo Pereira Nunes Research Fellow
Dr Tom Parker Research Fellow
Dr David Pritchard Research Fellow
Dr Katherine Raines Research Fellow
Dr Emily Waddell Research Fellow
Miss Jenny Abercrombie Administrative Assistant
Mrs Jessica Murray Administrative Assistant
Mrs Joan Turner Administrative Assistant
Miss Lynn MacGregor Resource Co-ordinator
Technical Support
Mr Ronald Balfour Stores/Procurement
Mr Ross Barnett Field Technician
Mrs Lorna English Research Technician
Ms Anna Gee Field Technician
Mrs Sylvia Hodgson Laboratory Technician
Mr Scott Jackson IT Support Scott Jackson
Mr George MacLeod Thin Section Laboratory / Safety Officer
Ms Pauline Monteith Laboratory Technician
Mr Ian Washbourne Laboratory Technician
Mr James Weir Technical Manager
Research Students
Emmanuel Afolobi Quantifying the risk of wildlife contributions to diffuse microbial pollution in agricultural catchments
Heather Anderson Reconciling scientific and non-scientific safe water realities: Case studies from the global North and global South
Allan Audsley Scotland’s Pockmarks: understanding the link between gas-escape features and buried carbon in fjordic systems
Olivia Azevedo Above and belowground ecological linkages in temperate forest soils
Adrian Bach Using complex modelling to improve decision-making in conservation conflicts
Johnson Bailey Quad polarimetric analysis of icebergs
Joshua Bauld An examination of spatial and dietary differences between male and female mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx), using GPS collars and stable isotope analysis
Hazel Blake Conserving World Heritage in climate change(d) futures: Mediating precipitation impacts through innovative soils-based solutions
Emily Bonsall Preservation of organic matter by reactive iron species on Mars relevant to Mars Sample Return
Natalie Boyd Williams The role of toilet-linked anaerobic digestion in creating sustainable rural futures
Jessica Burrows Assessing the impact of radiation exposure on bumblebees in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
Sydney Byrns The application of systems thinking approaches to governance of the water sector in sub-Saharan Africa
Emilie Courtecuisse Fluorometry for Rapid Eutrophication Status and Cyanobacteria Assessment
Lidia De Sousa Teixeira Integrating Geo-Chemistry and Sustainability in Angolan Agro-Systems
Gavin Douglas Conservation Strategies for Archaeologically Excavated Structures in the North of Scotland in a Climate Change Future
Alex Elsy How do liana and tree communities vary over secondary succession?
Adam Fell Navigating fragmented tropical landscapes; understanding how forest fragmentation affects frugivore behaviour
Francesc Ferrando Molina Development and optimisation of novel inoculants for grain legumes
Jonathan Fletcher Optimising multi-pollutant phytoremediation strategies to sustainably improve raw water quality
Augustin Géron Light/dark cycle of surface marine picoplankton communities
Megan Grace Exposure potential of rural versus urban inland waters for equitably improving population health and wellbeing
Mia Graham The evolution of pathogen defence in insect hosts: whitefly resistance to biocontrol agents in horticulture
Louisa Habermann Understanding Soil Fertility Legacies in Coigach Assynt
Robin Hayward Tree community recovery following selective logging of a tropical rain forest
Elliot Hurst Constructed Wetlands and Waterscapes in Rural India and Scotland
Celeste Kellock Source to Sea: Soil organic carbon transport from forested environments to coastal waters and sediments
Eleri Kent Does woodland use by bats depend on landscape context? Implications for woodland creation schemes
Paulo Manuel Kiala Embedding climate futures in spatial planning for agriculture The Angolan central highlands
Charlotte Lee Invisible Threats to Oceans (InTO): assessing the combined toxicity effects of emerging anthropogenic pollutants on microbial communities
Clément Lozano Combined effect of UV filters and solar radiation on heterotrophic marine bacteria
Amy McCarron Air pollution and public health: exploring sustainable behavioural changes to reduce asthma sufferers’ exposure to fine particulate matter
David McCaughie Sandstone Heritage: Conservation in a Climate Change(d) Future
Neil McDonald Getting to the Bottom of Ice Shelves
Craig McDougall The role of inland waters in promoting improved health and well-being in communities across Scotland
Michael McGlade The Effects of Flooding and Physicochemical Parameter Changes Inducing Contaminant Remobilisation
Corynne McGuire Assessing the hazard from radioactive particles in the environment
Rose McKeon How does fluctuating selection affect pesticide effectiveness?
Eilidh McNab How does large scale native woodland restoration affect biodiversity?
Timothy Meek Cultural and physical factors in the history and development of traditional external wall coatings in Scotland 
Catherine Mercer  Taking the escalator to extinction: Understanding the role of rapid forest expansion in driving hotspots of extinction risk for endemic species in Taiwan 
Alexander Mills  Atlantic woodland health: long-term interactions between climate, ecology, and management 
Douglas Moore The evolution and chemical ecology of buzz-pollinated plants and their pollinators
Lucy Nevard The effect of floral morphology on plant-pollinator interactions in the buzz-pollinated flower
Matthew Nuttall Sustainable decision making in dynamic landscapes supporting biodiversity and people in the Eastern Plains Landscape of Cambodia
Christopher Orbell Ecological connectivity between Gabon’s Protected Areas
Kirsten O'Sullivan Changing distribution and composition of sub-tropical montane forests in Taiwan
Tom Ovenden Assessing the resilience of UK forests to drought
Theo Pannetier Determinants of diversification
Sam Paplauskas Predicting epidemic size and disease evolution in natural systems
John Paterson Effects of Phenology Shifts on Pollination Networks
Heather Purshouse Opportunities and barriers to recovering value from faecal sludge in African cities: a case study of Blantyre, Malawi
Flora Rendell-Bhatti  Plastics and the Hidden Majority: Conservation Implications of a Threatened UK Freshwater Fish 
Jazz Rhoades  Climate change and species range margins: predicting forest resilience in the Mediterranean region 
Finlay Richardson Coelopids as a sustainable alternative to fish meal and oil
Emma Sheard Translating small scale ecological studies to large scale agricultural practices: breeding waders and grassland management
Cristian Silva Perez Monitoring agricultural fields in South America with Synthetic Aperture Radar
Morgan Simpson  Can the microbial communities in the oceans help satellites to monitor micro-plastic pollution? 
Nonglak Sopakayoung Does integrating global expertise and local tradition give sustainable forest management? An assessment of international agency project implementation in community forests in South-east Asia
Rachel Steenson  Dippers (Cinclus cinclus) as bioindicators of health and resilience of freshwater ecosystems in the face of complex ecological change 
Heather Stewart Ice streaming, ice sheet deglaciation, and substrate properties, North Sea Basin, UK
Erin Stoll Quantifying and predicting soil responses to rapid forest change in a tropical mountain region
Kathleen Stosch Building resilience to respond to future environmental change across Scottish catchments
Helen Taylor-Boyd Investigating Species Assemblages, Activity Levels and Feeding Ecology of Chiroptera Species in Anthropogenic Landscapes in Zambia
Sarah Watts Improving outcomes in montane woodland restoration
Mortimer Werther  Improved retrieval of chlorophyll-a for highly absorbing inland waters 
John Wilson Proactive Sustainable Tourism: strategies to ensure wildlife conservation and tourist satisfaction in national parks
Kelsey Wilson Predicting cascading ecosystem effects of beavers on riparian vegetation and deer
Honorary Staff
Prof Geoffrey Codd Honorary Professor
Dr Paul Dale Honorary Senior Lecturer
Dr Elisa Fuentes-Montemayor Honorary Senior Lecturer
Dr Fiona Maisels Honorary Research Fellow
Prof Chris Quine Honorary Professor
Dr Caitlin Riddick Honorary Research Fellow
Prof Michael Usher Honorary Professor
Dr Kevin Watts Honorary Senior Lecturer
Dr Lee White Honorary Professor
Prof Jeremy Wilson Honorary Professor