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Early Career Researcher Programme

The Conservation Research Institute Early Career Researcher Programme 2022/23 These events are only available to staff, post-docs and students across the University of Cambridge and CCI Partners. The Early Career Researcher (ECR) Programme at the University of Cambridge Conservation Research...

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Updated CCI Conservation Seminar Series

30 May 2023

We have an exciting line-up of seminars for the rest of Easter Term. New seminars have been added and extra details provided. Check the 'Events' tab for individual seminar listings, which will include Eventbrite links for online participants.

Detectree2 - a new way to delineate individual tree crowns in tropical forests

22 May 2023

A new study by James Ball and colleagues in the Cambridge Conservation Research Institute has developed a computer vision method for delineating tree crowns in tropical forests from aerial RGB imagery, with the new approach available as an open-source Python package for broader uptake and further development. Monitoring...


We are a founding member of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, a unique collaboration between the University of Cambridge and nine leading conservation organisations that have a common interest in finding innovative solutions to the interlinked biodiversity and climate crises. We are based in the heart of Cambridge in the David Attenborough Building, which was designed to enhance collaboration and the sharing of perspectives across organisational and disciplinary boundaries.
The Institute is one of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre of Cambridge University, with a network of more than 120 researchers from all six Schools of the University of Cambridge. It supports multidisciplinary research on biodiversity conservation and the social context within which humans engage with nature. Find out more