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Agroforestry adoption UK
Policy recommendations have a look at the most recent outputs from our agroforestry UK project. We have synthesized key findings into a policy brief (thank you @Eleanor Moore for the amazing leadership on this) .
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Highlighting our recent work on agroforestry adoption in the north of England.
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Teaching & Training
As a group, we are leading on and contributing to several courses teaching at UG and PG level at Newcastle University. We supervise and offer projects on topics we research on and are happy to help you organise an international … Continue reading
Updates from the team
(1) Visitors to the team: Daniel Da Silva is visiting from the Regional University of Blumenau in Brazil. He will work with us and colleagues from the wider research group (Modelling, Evidence and Policy) to do some complex system modelling … Continue reading
Four UG students in Peru
Four group members (UG students at NU) recently ventured into the untouched forests of Peru Manu NP to look for jaguars with camera traps, analyse vegetation indicators of disturbance and measure spatial point patterns in fig tree species. Thank you … Continue reading
Visiting Geography at University of Zurich, Switzerland
Early mornings are dreadful, no matter how often one practices the ‘set alarm at 3:50 am, get up, fall into clothes, fall into cab, try to hold a polite conversation with lovely taxi driver, join the queues at the security … Continue reading
Laura won prestigious award
Our PhD student Laura won the prestigious National Geographic Early Career Grant to support her research on road impacts on amphibians and mammals in rainforests. Congratulations!
Alexander is still in Costa Rica
Alexander’s work on fungal infection prevalence among amphibians and how it varies (or not) with habitat type and condition is well under way. He has been tracking through remote forests and wetlands in Costa Rica taking skin swabs from tiny … Continue reading
Royal Society funds pilot project in Mozambique
We have received brilliant news. The Royal Society awarded us a grant of 11,805 GBP, which allowed us to buy essential equipment (including a thermal imaging camera, a full-frame digital camera with fish-eye lens and a NDVI camera) and to run a … Continue reading
TROPS – TROPical landScapes
Research group currently being established by Dr Marion Pfeifer, lecturer at Newcastle University since 01/01/2016. We are part of the the Ecology and Conservation Group at the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University.
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