The validation of ecological citizen science data
Dr P Stephens, Mr D Roy, Dr J Judge, Dr G Smith
11 January 2019
Citizen science approaches to wildlife monitoring are growing in scope, scale and prevalence. Long-running examples such as the Pan-European Common Birds Monitoring Scheme, and the UK’s Butterfly Monitoring Scheme show the important impact that these approaches can have on both science and monitoring.
Ecological and heritage importance of parkland estates
Dr J Peacock, Prof P Chapman
7 January 2019
Large stately homes and their accompanying estates provide a key heritage resource with a unique flora, fauna and soil function. Such estates contain both native and wild flora in addition to cultivated horticultural species.
The establishment of novel insect biodiversity in Britain
Prof C Thomas, Dr H Roy, Dr A Salisbury
9 January 2019
Enrol for a PhD at the University of York to investigate how insect biodiversity is. changing in Britain. You will carry out a mixture of empirical field research,.