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Conservation Research Institute


UCCRI has a network of over 150 people working around conservation, from all 6 schools of the University of Cambridge.

Use this A-Z to find members of the UCCRI network by surname. You can also browse for members by research theme.

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Name Email address Office phone Job titles
Raifa Al Maamari PhD Student
Corinna Alberg Programme Coordinator
Professor David Aldridge 01223 (3)34436 Professor in Aquatic Ecology
Professor Laura Diaz Anadon C-EENRG Director, C-EENRG Area Leader: Climate Change and Energy Policy, Professor of Climate Change Policy
Dr Elia Apostolopoulou University Lecturer
Dr Thomas Ball Research Associate
James Ball PhD Student
Professor Andrew Balmford 01223 (3)31770 Professor of Conservation Science
Soumya Banerjee Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Dr Francoise Barbira-Freedman Fellow, Clare Hall
Professor Richard S K Barnes Emeritus Fellow of St Catharine's College, Professor at Rhodes University in South Africa , Associate Professor in the University of Queensland
Martin Baur
Dr Jenny Bavidge Senior Lecturer in English Literature
Emeritus Professor Tim Bayliss-Smith (01223 3) 38715 Professor of Pacific Geography
Dr Leon Bennun Visitor
Iris Berger PhD Student
Dr Katherine Berthon Research Associate
Dr Rekha Bhangaonkar Postdoctoral Research Associate
Prerna Bindra PhD Student
Lillian Diana Nicole Bixler Communications Coordinator for CLR & CRI
Dr Andrew Bladon Postdoctoral Research Associate
Shelley Bolderson Networks Manager, Conservation Leadership Programme
Christopher Bousfield Postdoctoral Research Associate
Tom Bunting PhD Student
Dr André Butler Research Associate
Gianluca Cerullo PhD Student
Ben Chester Cheong PhD Student
Dr Paul Chirico Senior Tutor
Sayam Chowdhury PhD Student
Alec Christie Henslow Research Fellow
Edgar Cifuentes PhD Student
Guido Cimadamore-Werthein PhD Student
Professor Stephen Connor Director of CRASSH, Grace 2 Professor of English
Professor David A Coomes 01223 333911 Director of the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, Head of Forest Ecology and Conservation Group
Daniel Cossey PhD Student
Dr Meredith Crowley Reader in International Economics
Dr Courtney Currier Research Associate
Catrin Darsley Sustainability Programme Manager, David Attenborough Building
Clare Davies Student Conference on Conservation Science Coordinator, Zoology
Nina de Jong PhD Student
Carmyn De Jonge 01223 760559 Institute Administrator
Dr Lynn Dicks University Lecturer in Animal Ecology
Dr Henry Disney 01223 (3)36654 Senior Research Associate
Valerio Donfrancesco
Makafui Isaac Dzudzor Postdoctoral Research Associate
Charles Emogor PhD Student
Philip Erm PhD Student
Dr Alison Eyres Research Associate
Dr Javier Fajardo Research Associate
Murray Fallk PhD Student
Dr Katy Faulkner Research Associate
Professor Shailaja Fennell Professor of Regional Transformation and Economic Security
William Rupert Moore Flynn Research Associate
Dr Laurie Friday Research Programme Manager, Centre for Landscape Regeneration
Prof Andrew Friend Professor of Earth Systems Science and Fellow of Clare College
Jennifer Gabrys Chair in Media, Culture and Environment
Prof Rachael Garrett
Jessa Belle Garubay-Yayen MPhil Student
Rachel Georgiou Field Studies Coordinator
Prem Singh Gill PhD Candidate , BAS Early Career Researcher (ECR) Diversity Champion
Professor Beverley Glover 01223 333938 Director of Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Lucy Goodman PhD Student, ESRC scholar
Professor Rhys Green 01223 (7)62840 Honorary Professor of Conservation Science
Professor Lindsay Greer Professor of Materials Science
Alejandro Guizar Coutiño PhD Student
Lisa Harris Programme Administrator, Conservation Leadership MPhil
Professor Ian Hodge (01223) 337134 Professor of Rural Economy
Prof Jennifer Howard-Grenville +44 (0)1223 765363 Director of the Doctoral Programme
Jacqui Anne Susan James PhD Student
Dr Stephen John Lecturer
Thea Jung PhD Candidate
Prof Srinivasan Keshav Robert Sansom Professor of Computer Science
Professor Andreas Kontoleon (01223) 339773 Professor of Environmental Economics and Public Policy
Professor Zoe Kourtzi +44 (0)1223 (7)66558 Professor of Experimental Psychology
Dr Jakub Kronenberg Visitor
Martina Kunz
Aileen Lam CEENRG Researcher
Dr Shaun Larcom (01223) 337131 University Lecturer in Environmental Economics and Policy
Dr Emma Lees (01223) 768417 University Lecturer
Miao Li PhD Student
Dr Diane Lister Research and Communications Manager
Paul Lohmann Research Associate
Dr Joss Lyons-White Research Associate
Douglas MacFarlane PhD Candidate
Prof Anil Madhavapeddy Professor of Planetary Computing, Department of Computer Science and Technology Director, Cambridge Centre for Carbon Credits (4C), J M Keynes Fellow
Sarayu Manoj Research Assistant
Simone Markoff Visiting PhD Student
Dr Cicely Marshall Research Fellow
Dr Jean-Francois Mercure Assistant Professor in Energy, Climate And Innovation at Radboud University, The Netherlands, Research Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Energy, Environment and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG)
Xinran Miao PhD Student
Charlotte Milbank Postgraduate student in Epidemiology and Geography
Dr Oscar Morton Research Data & Analysis Manager
Gordana Najdanovic Head of Research Funding
Felipe Nincao Begliomini PhD Student
Dr Nancy Ockendon Science Coordinator, Endangered Landscapes & Seascapes Programme
Professor David Owen Professor of Structural and Molecular Biology
Dr Maria Augusta Paim Research Associate
Dr Adam Pellegrini Lecturer
Dr Cristina Peñasco 01223 332896 Post-doctoral Research Associate
Giovanny Perez PhD Student
Dr Silviu Petrovan Postdoc Research Associate
Dr Andy Plumptre Key Biodiversity Areas Secretariat
Victoria Plutshack PhD Student
Dr Hamidreza Rahimi Research Associate
Dr Mike Rands Executive Director, Cambridge Conservation Initiative
Dr Malavika Rao
Nadia Rehman PhD Student
Dr Jason Rentfrow +44 (0)1223 (7)67805 Reader in Personality and Individual Differences
Asun Rodríguez Royal Society-Newton International Fellow
Dr Pablo Salas +44 1223 764 876 Centre Fellow
Dr Chris Sandbrook 01223 766574 Senior Lecturer in Conservation Leadership
Dr Ivan Scales 01223 338 374 Sir Harvey McGrath Lecturer
Dr Judith Schleicher Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Claudia Schneider Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Sarah Scott Postdoctoral Research Associate
Professor Jim Secord Professor of History and Philosophy of Science
Trishant Simlai PhD Student
Dr Rebecca Smith Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Conservation Science Group, Conservation Evidence Manager
Prof Emily So University Senior Lecturer
Ida Sognnanes PhD Researcher
Professor Tom Spencer 01223 333350 Professor of Coastal Dynamics, Director of Cambridge Research Unit and Professorial Fellow
Professor William Sutherland 01223 (3)36686 Miriam Rothschild Professor of Conservation Biology
Dr Tom Swinfield Post Doctoral Research Associate
Dr Ed Tanner +44 (0)1223 333912 Senior Lecturer
Eleanor Tew PhD Student
Constanza Toro-Valdivieso PhD Student
Dr Edgar Turner University Lecturer and Curator of Insects
Professor Jorge E. Viñuales Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy
Professor Bhaskar Vira 01223 339823 Head of Department of Geography, Founder of the Conservation Research Institute
Dr Piero Visconti Academic Visitor
Dr Anthony Waldron
Yanying Wang Visitor
Yifu Wang PhD Student
Dr Liz Watson 01223 333356 University Senior Lecturer
Rupert Way Research Associate
Dr Phil Wilkes Research Associate
Dr David Willer Henslow Research Fellow
Jon Williams PhD Student
Kate Willott Conservation Evidence Research Assistant/Administrator
Brett Wilson PhD Candidate
Karen Wong PhD Student
Professor James Wood Head of the Department of Veterinary Medicine
Dr Thomas Worthington Research Associate
Dr Florian Zellweger Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Yan Zhang British Academy Research Fellow, Centre of Development Studies
Dr Yi Zhang Lab Manager
Jiashu Zhu PhD Student