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Dr. A. Cameron

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Dr Alison Cameron
Lecturer, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

BSc (Hons) Tropical Environmental Science, 1997,
University of Aberdeen, UK;
MSc. Conservation Biology, 1999,
Percy Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology,
University of Cape Town, South Africa;
PhD. Biology, 2005, University of Leeds, UK.

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Contact Information
Tel:  +44 (0)28 9097 2726 (Direct line)
Fax:  +44 (0)28 9097 5877
Email:  a.cameron@qub.ac.uk
Room:  Medical Biology Centre - 5.037.

Researcher ID:  D-3911-2009
Linkedin:  Alison Cameron

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinator for Global Issues in Agriculture (ALU3041)
  • Co-ordinator for Climate Change and Geograpgical Information Systems (BBC2030/ GAP2002)
  • Chair of the School of Biology Athena SWAN Committee
  • Organiser of weekly EEBEE research cluster coffee

Teaching

  • Co-ordinate and teach the Global Issues in Agriculture (ALU3041)
  • Co-ordinate and teach the Climate Change and Geographical Information Systems (BBC2030/ GAP2002)
  • Lecture and teach on the field course for Environmental Biology (EVB1004)
  • Teach Insect Species Identification and Sampling Methods (320BBC834)

Research Interests and Highlights

Biodiversity Conservation  Biogeography  Natural Resources Management  Climate Change  Protected Area Design and Management  Threat Assessment  Wildlife telemetry  Species Distribution Modelling  Web tools for data archiving, sharing, and analysis (e.g. www.rebioma.net and www.movebank.org)

A stunning portrait of biodiversity in Madagascar

Current projects

Can Paying for Global Ecosystem Services reduce poverty?

Funded by Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA)

Supervision

Thesis projects for BSc. Agricultural Technology  Thesis projects for MSc. Ecological Management and Conservation Biology Thesis projects for BSc. Zoology and BSc. Biological Sciences.

Primary supervisor

Nick Hesford (DEL studentship) Assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services in Short Rotation Coppice Willow in Northern Ireland.

Georgina Milne (DEL strategic studentship, co-supervised by Dr Nicki Whitehouse from GAP) Environmental niche evolution and ancestral niche reconstruction.  See Georgina on Linkedin.

Katie Leach (Quercus funded, primarily supervised by Dr Neil Reid) Global distribution of the Lagomorpha: interspecific interactions and the impact of climate change.  See Katie on Linkedin.

Caroline Finlay (DARD studentship, primarily supervised by Prof Ian Montogmery) Scale and biological diversity on farmland: small fields and small hedges or large fields and large hedgerows?  See Caroline on Linkedin.

Completed

Dr Rado Andriamasimanana. (Completed in 2011) PhD, Environment and Biodiversity, from the University of Antananarivo, Madagascar.  See Rado on Linkedin.