Doctor of Philosophy
My research is broadly focused on the causes and consequences of biodiversity loss and the stability and functioning of ecosystems. As a corollary I hope to gain a better understanding of how the impacts of anthropogenic environmental change can be mitigated. We use experiments in the field and lab, theory, and databases to tackle the following research questions.
Biodiversity, ecosystem functions and landscape connectivity.
Ecological networks: The structure and function of ecological interaction networks in space (i.e. metacommunities).
Eco-evolutionary dynamics of environmental change.
The ecological impacts of economic inequality.