Dr Isabel Jones

Research Fellow

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

Dr Isabel Jones

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About me

I am a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow and PI of The Beacon Project (MR/T019018/1). I work across the environmental and social sciences to understand complex human-environment interactions in order to address global to local challenges.

Brief Biography

  • Lecturer in Biodiversity & Conservation (2018-2020; University of Stirling)
  • Postdoc / Research Fellow in Tropical Ecology and Conservation Conflicts (2017-2020; University of Stirling and UN-AEWA)
  • PhD in Tropical Ecology and Conservation (2013-2017)
  • Policy intern and Contributing Author (2012-2013; Royal Botanic Gardens Kew & CABI, respectively)
  • MRes. Ecology, Evolution & Conservation (2011-2012; Imperial College London)
  • Research Assistant and Outdoors Instructor (2009-2011; various conservation and outdoors organisations)
  • BSc. (hons; 1st class) Environmental Biology (2005-2008; University of Plymouth)

I am Vice Chair of the British Ecological Society Scottish Policy Group, working to link ecological science and policy-makers in Scotland. I will take over as Chair of the BES-SPG in 2021.

Other Project

Principle Investigator (GCRF 100684)

Principle Investigator for GCRF-funded project "Dam-B: investigating the environmental and social dimensions of dam construction in Brazil" Funding awarded: £30, 715 GCRF 100684

Professional Career

Vice Chair: British Ecological Society Scottish Policy Group
The British Ecological Society

Professional qualification

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Higher Education Academy