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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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Lynn Dicks appointed to the Board of Natural England

16 March 2023

Congratulations to Dr Lynn Dicks, University Lecturer in Animal Ecology at the Department of Zoology on her recent appointment of Board Member for Natural England. Her responsibilities as board member will last for 3 years. Natural England is the government’s adviser for the natural environment in England. This is a Public...

Women in Conservation Leadership

8 March 2023

Celebrating the achievements of our alumni on International Women’s Day The University of Cambridge Masters in Conservation Leadership alumni network ( UCCLAN ) comprises 220 individuals from 89 countries. The Masters programme equips its graduates with the tools needed to be the next generation of conservation leaders...


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