Previous Group Members and Visitors

Postdocs and Researchers
DPhil/PhD Students
Visiting Fellows
  *   Biodiversity Fellows
  *   Commonwealth Fellows

Postdocs and Researchers

Adam Phillipson  "Evaluating drivers of the illegal trade in saiga products" Fauna and Flora International, April 2011-March 2012

Aidan Keane. Research Fellow in Conservation Science, Oct 2012-Sept 2014

Asma Jabeen Higher Education Council for Pakistan scholarship, Feb 2012-Feb 2013

Annalyse Moskeland worked on the NERC/DIFID funded programme: Resilience to El Nino events of smallholder farmers, NERC El Nino Programme, September 2017-March 2018.  More here 

Carol Kerven worked on the The Leverhulme Trust funded programme: Exclusion Vs Mobility: Limits To Ideal Free Distributions In Pastoralist Systems

Charlie Edwards “Management and monitoring of deep sea fisheries and stocks” EU FP7, "Spatial MSE for North Sea fisheries", CEFAS, and "An MSE for lions", PantheraOct 2010-Sept 2012

Doug Crookes “The effect of policy tools on hunter incentives”. Conservation International Foundation. April 2001-May 2003.

Emily Nicholson  “Optimal monitoring of socio-economic and ecological systems for robust natural resource management” Leverhulme Trust then Marie Curie Fellowship, Oct 2007-April 2012.

Emily Woodhouse  "Measuring complex outcomes of environment and development interventions"ESRC/DFID, March 2013- Feb 2016

Graham Wallace worked on the NERC funded programme: Capturing differentiated experience of change to ensure pro-poor ecosystem service interventions are fit for purpose  Jan-Sept 2012.

Harriet Ibbett  (2017-2019) worked on the NERC funded programme: Learning From Observational Data To Improve Protected Area Management

Jim Roberts " Management and monitoring of deep sea fisheries and stocks " EU FP7. July 2011-March 201225.  

Julia Blanchard  “Management and monitoring of deep sea fisheries and stocks” EU FP7. Oct 2010-July 2011.

Juliane Struve  “GIS-based modelling of spatial fish population dynamics” Daphne Jackson Fellowship. Oct 2008-June 2010

Lynn Clayton  “Conservation of the Paguyaman Forest in North Sulawesi, Indonesia”. Darwin Initiative. October 1996-September 2003

Mariel Harrison, "Building capacity for pro-poor responses to wildlife crime in Uganda", DEFRA/DFID, July-December 2014

Matthew Selinske 

Marcus Rowcliffe. Worked on the NERC funded programme: Capturing differentiated experience of change to ensure pro-poor ecosystem service interventions are fit for purpose

Navinder Singh  “Optimising monitoring as a conservation tool” Leverhulme Trust then Royal Society. Sept 2008-Sept 2010.

Nils Bunnefeld  “HUNTing for sustainability” EU FP7 Feb 2010-Aug 2012

Peter Damerell "Developing a saiga resource centre" Royal Society, July-Dec 2012.

Penny Hancock  “Spatial models of the effect of habitat changes on nomadic species in Borneo”. Leverhulme Trust. November 2002-October 2005.

Pia Orr  EU FP7 “Fisheries Science and Management Network for EU Fishing Areas” and Falklands Islands Government. Oct 2010-April 2012.

Roy Behnke, "Exclusion vs Mobility", Leverhulme Trust, Oct 2011-Sept 2015

Sarah Martin 

Sarah Robinson "Exclusion vs Mobility", Leverhulme Trust, Oct 2011-Sept 2015

Simon Pooley"Sciences, humanities and researching problems of the environment", AHRC, Feb-July 2012, then Imperial JRF, Oct 2012- Aug 2015. Human Predator Encounters

Todd Katzner  “Modeling conservation strategies for threatened eagles and vultures in the former Soviet Union.” National Science Foundation International Research Fellowship.  May 2003 - Dec 2004. 

Victoria Griffiths worked on the Darwin funded programme: Achieving No Net Loss For Communities And Biodiversity In Uganda

 

DPhil/PhD Students

To find out more about each student please click on their name, you can review their thesis by clicking on the link

Victoria Griffiths (2019) can be contacted here. Victoria also held a Postdoc position at ICCS on the Darwin funded programme: Achieving No Net Loss For Communities And Biodiversity In Uganda

Rebecca Short (2019) "Disentangling the net: The socio-ecological dynamics of mosquito net fishing"

Samuel Sinclair, (2018) "The Role of Social Factors in Complex Decision-Making Processes". 

Cecilia Larrosa, (2017) "Unintended feedbacks: implications and applications for conservation". Siso currently holds a Post Doc position within ICCS. More here

Samantha Earle, (2017) "Communities Count: exploring the role of participatory monitoring in conservation and development initiatives" (pdf)

Annabelle Jade Bladon, (2016) "Conservation payments in data-poor, developing-world fisheries" (pdf)

Emilie Beauchamp, (2016) "Seeing the people for the trees: Impacts of conservation on human well-being in Northern Cambodia" (pdf) Emilie is currently an Associate Researcher at ICCS

Joe Bull  is now a Research Associate at ICCS

Henry Travers (2014) "Making friends with benefits: an investigation into the use of incentives for the conservation of forest commons" He is now a research associate with ICCS working on the Ibis Rice programme. More here. He is also working on a Darwin funded project Can health investments benefit conservation and sustainable development?

James McNamara, (2014) "The dynamics of a bushmeat hunting system under social, economic and environmental change" (part 1, part 2)

Ben Palmer-Fry, (2014) "Navigating the complexities of Community Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (CMRV)" (pdf) Ben also worked on the NERC funded programme: Capturing differentiated experience of change to ensure pro-poor ecosystem service interventions are fit for purpose

Tim Davies, (2014) Understanding fleet behaviour to reduce uncertainty in tuna fisheries management (pdf)

Hannah O'Kelly, (2013) Monitoring conservation threats, interventions and impacts on wildlife in a Cambodian tropical forest. (pdf)

Ana Nuno, (2013) Managing social-ecological systems under uncertainty: implications for conservation (pdf)

Charlie Watson, (2013) "Forest conservation for communities and carbon: the economics of community forest management in the Bale Mountains Eco-­Region, Ethiopia" (pdf )

Alex Tidd, (2013) "Spoilt for choice? Linking individual fishing behaviour with fleet dynamics" (pdf)

Davy Martin, (2013) "Measuring the effectiveness of incentives. Can experimental games really be the answer? (pdf)

Yuan Pan, (2013) - "Comparing the status of Chinese giant salamanders between three nature reserves in Guizhou province using local ecological knowledge" (pdf)

Jim Roberts, (2012) "Ecology and management of range edge populations: the case of toothfish species at the South Sandwich Islands" (pdf)

Sarah Papworth, (2012) "Small scale human-primate behavioural interactions in Amazonian Ecuador" (pdf)

Emily Woodhouse, (2012) "The role of Tibetan Buddhism in environmental conservation under changing socio-economic conditions in China" (pdf)

Andrea P.CWallace, . (2012) “Understanding fishers’ spatial behaviour to estimate social costs in local conservation planning” (pdf)

Nick Hill, (2011) "Livelihood diversification for conservation: Interactions between seaweed farming and fishing in Danajon Bank, central Philippines" (pdf)

Eriko Hoshino, (2010) " The effect of multiple uncertainties on the performance of bioeconomic models for fishery management" (pdf)

Matt Sommerville, (2010) "Challenges in implementing payments for environmental services for biodiversity conservation in a developing country context" (pdf)

Aiden Keane, (2010) "Understanding Rule Breaking Behaviour in Conservation" (pdf)

Waylen Kerry (2010) "The implications of local views and institutions for the outcomes of community-based conservation" (pdf)

Venetia Hargreaves-Allen, (2009) "Economic Values, Distributional Impacts and Conservation Outcomes for Coral Reef Marine Protected Areas" (pdf)

Caroline Howe, (2009) "The role of education as a tool for environmental conservatin and sustainable development" (pdf)

Julie Black, (2009) "Conservation Value of the North Pennines" (pdf)

Lucy Rist, (2009) "Assessing a threat to sustainable NTFP harvest using Ecological Data and Traditional Knowledge" (pdf)

Sophie Allebone-Webb, (2009) "Evaluating dependence on wildlife products in rural Equatorial Guinea" (pdf)

Nils Bunnefeld, (2008) "The interaction between demography and harvesting in red grouse" (pdf)

Aline Kühl, (2008) "The Conservation Ecology of the Saiga Antelope" (pdf)

Lauren Coad, (2007) "Bushmeat hunting in Gabon: Socio-economics and hunter behaviour" (pdf)

Noelle Kumpel, (2006) "Incentives for sustainable hunting of bushmeat in Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea" (pdf). She also worked on the NERC funded programme: Capturing differentiated experience of change to ensure pro-poor ecosystem service interventions are fit for purpose

Janna Rist, (2007) "Bushmeat catch per unit effort in space and time: a monitoring tool for bushmeat hunting" (pdf)

Gil Proaktor, (2007) "Costs of reproduction in vertebrates: an ecological and evolutionary approach" (pdf)

Sonali Senaratna, (2006) "The sustainability of livelihood dynamics in a rural coastal community in Sri Lanka" (pdf: Title, Front, chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, References)

Stephen Ling, (2004) "Spatial bioeconomics of subsistence hunting" (pdf: preface; chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; appendix)

Eric Morgan, (2003) "Parasites of saiga antelopes and domestic livestock in Kazakhstan" (pdf: summary, contents, chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, references, appendix)

Shelley Clarke, (2003) "Quantification of the Trade in Shark Fins" (pdf: preface; chapter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; appendix 1, 2)

Monica Lundervold, (2001) "Infectious diseases of saiga antelopes and domestic livestock in Kazakhstan" (pdf)

Davy Martin, (2013) "Measuring the effectiveness of incentives. Can experimental games really be the answer? (pdf)

Sarah Robinson is now an independent research consultant and an associate of ICCS.

Christina Connolly Delphine Malleret-King 

Ambika Aiyadurai 

 

Visiting Fellows

   * Biodiversity Fellows

For more infomation on this fellowship please see here

Angelo Ramy Mandimbihasina.  Joined us in 2016. He worked on developing new research skill and applying these to his research into the Ploughshare tortoise in Madagascar. Funded by Merton College

Caleb Ofori  Joined us in 2018.  During his time at ICCS he drafted a manuscript on religion and conservation in Ghana.  He also designed ecological and social research experiments to further his research into the Conraua derooi, an endangered Ghanaian frog. Funded by Merton College

Divya Narain Joined us in 2017.  Divya worked on policy research in the area of ‘Business and Biodiversity' and drafted an academic paper. Funded by Merton College

Elizabeth L. Bennett.   Joined us in 2016.  During her time with us Liz worked on producing a manuscript which is in submision. Funded by Merton College

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka.  Joined us in 2018.  Gladys joined us to work on analysing her gorilla health data and write up a manuscript. Funded by Merton College

Hans Cosmas Ngoteya.  Joined us in 2017.  His time in Oxford was spent learning how to address modern conservation challenges and how to use film and photography as a means to communicate conservation stories.

Megan Cromp.  Joined in 2019.  Megan's aims were to develop the Key Conservation app further to make it an essential tool for conservationsits in the field. Funded by Merton College

Nnaemeka Lkegwuonu.  Joined us in 2018.  He worked on “Creating alternative livelihood and education for poachers of Pangolin and strengthening law enforcement to control the illegal hunting and trade of Pangolin scales, in South Western Nigeria".

 

   * Commonwealth Fellows

Paulo Wilfred  "Improving anti-poaching in the Ugalla Game Reserve, Tanzania". Commonwealth Scholarship, October 2015-August 2016.Monirul Islam,

Md Monirul Islam, "Scenario planning for freshwater fish biodiversity conservation under climate change".Commonwealth Scholarship, Oct 2016-Aug 2017.

 

   * Illegal Wildlife Trade Fellows

For more information in this fellowship programme please visit our website here.

Anita Wan. Joined us in 2019.  She worked on the “Disentangling the legal and illegal markets for bear bile in China,” project with Amy Hinsley while she was with us. Funded by the Oxford Martin School

Jeffery Mangel.  Joined us in 2017.  Jeff worked with EJ and Will on the 'Developing Innovative Bycatch Reduction Approaches For Large Pelagic Ecosystems' while he was with us. Funded by Pew Charitable Trusts Marine Fellowship

Joanna Alfaro Shigueto  Joined us in 2017. She worked with EJ and Will on the 'Developing Innovative Bycatch Reduction Approaches For Large

Pelagic Ecosystems' while she was with us.  Funded by Pew Charitable Trusts Marine Fellowship

Nuruliawati  Joined us in 2018.  Funded by the Oxford Martin School

Kumar Paudel Joined us in 2018.  Funded by the Oxford Martin School

Peni Lestari. Joined us in 2018.  Funded by the Oxford Martin School

Tatiana Arias. Joined us in 2019.  Funded by the Oxford Martin School

Thona Lim joined us in 2018. During her fellowship, she worked on a grant phase from a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services project which is a collaboration between FTB/SDZG to implement and develop a theory of change to reduce the demand and change behaviour for bear parts in Cambodia.

Tien Ming Lee. Joined us in 2019. 

Yunita Setyorini. Joined us in 2018

 

   * Africa Oxford Initative Fellows (AFOx)

Find out more about this initative here

Angelo Ramy Mandimbihasina.  Joined us is 2018. He presented a poster at our Evidence to Action event. He also took an active part in several workshops and symposia. He also joined a partner event focusing on community voices in the context of illegal wildlife trade practices the following day and accompanied the ICCS team in attending the government’s IWT event to network with leading IWT policymakers and officials from African governments delegations. Angelo’s fellowship was kindly supported by the African Oxford Initiative

Edson Gandiwa.  Joined us in 2018. He presented a poster at our Evidence to Action event. He also took an active part in several workshops and symposia.He also participated in one of our key plenaries on the role of evidence in wildlife trade policy worldwide and was interviewed as part of the event synopsis (https://youtu.be/H0H9H8nMmwk) which aimed to represent the different voices working on IWT research. He also joined a partner event focusing on community voices in the context of illegal wildlife trade practices the following day and accompanied the ICCS team in attending the government’s IWT event to network with leading IWT policymakers and officials from African governments delegations. Edson’s fellowship was kindly supported by the African Oxford Initiative

Kofi Amponsah-Mensah.  Joined us in 2018. He presented a poster at our Evidence to Action event. He also took an active part in several workshops and symposia. He also joined a partner event focusing on community voices in the context of illegal wildlife trade practices the following day and accompanied the ICCS team in attending the government’s IWT event to network with leading IWT policymakers and officials from African governments delegations. Kofi’s fellowship was kindly supported by the African Oxford Initiative

Vivienne Williams. Joined us in 2018. She presented a poster at our Evidence to Action event. Sge also took an active part in several workshops and symposia. She also joined a partner event focusing on community voices in the context of illegal wildlife trade practices the following day and accompanied the ICCS team in attending the government’s IWT event to network with leading IWT policymakers and officials from African governments delegations. Viv’s fellowship was kindly supported by the African Oxford Initiative

Medard Twinamatisiko.  Joined us in 2018. He presented a poster at our Evidence to Action event. He also took an active part in several workshops and symposia. He also joined a partner event focusing on community voices in the context of illegal wildlife trade practices the following day and accompanied the ICCS team in attending the government’s IWT event to network with leading IWT policymakers and officials from African governments delegations. Medard’s fellowship was kindly supported by the African Oxford Initiative

Victor Muposhi.  Joined us in 2018.  He worked with Timothy Kuiper on his DPhiL research, took courses to strengthen his research and took part in the 2018 ICN workshop. Victor’s fellowship was kindly supported by the African Oxford Initiative