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Early Career Researcher Programme

The Conservation Research Institute Early Career Researcher Programme The Early Career Researcher (ECR) Programme at University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute is designed to provide skill development and support to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers within an...

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The Conservation Research Institute Conference 2020: Playlist

16 November 2020

The Conservation Research Institute Conference: Playlist This year, the annual Conservation Research Institute Conference took place online and was recorded for those unable to attend. Watch the showcase of our interdisciplinary work in relation to conservation, Flash Talks from our Early Career Researchers, and what some...

HS2: Rail Line Over Ancient Woodland

23 October 2020

Moving ancient woodlands cut down to make way for HS2 is a fundamentally flawed idea, leading ecologists say. The company behind the new rapid rail connection between London and the north of England is cutting down trees in the course of the construction. HS2 say the best strategy for the environment is to move the...


The University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre, with a network of over 150 researchers from all 6 Schools of the University of Cambridge. The Institute supports multidisciplinary research on biodiversity conservation and social context within which humans engage with nature. It works from a base in the David Attenborough Building, which is designed to enhance collaboration and the sharing of perspectives across organisational and disciplinary boundaries. Find out more...