Professor Nigel Willby

Professor & Associate Dean of Research

Biological and Environmental Sciences University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Professor Nigel Willby

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About me

I am a Professor specialising in freshwater sciences. My interests are mainly in how we can manage, restore and assess freshwater ecosystems to promote their sustainable use and ecological resilience. I have particular interests in rewilding as a passive management approach and the role of beavers as ecological engineers and a nature-based solution.

Brief Biography

  • Associate Dean for Research: 2021 -
  • Professor (Freshwater Science): 2016 -
  • Associate Professor: 2014 - 2016
  • Senior Lecturer: 2005 - 2014
  • Lecturer: 2002 - 2005
  • NERC Independent Fellow (Stirling): 1999 - 2002
  • PDRA (Glasgow): 1997 - 1999
  • Freshwater Botanist (SNH): 1996-1997
  • PDRA (Glasgow): 1994 - 1996
  • PhD (Liverpool): 1989 - 1994

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