Silwood and NHM Masters Project proposals

Welcome to the Silwood and NHM Masters project proposal database. This is a live list of projects proposals put forward by staff at Silwood and the NHM as well as staff elsewhere at Imperial College London and at other external project partners.

Supervisors will continue to add projects to this list throughout the first few months of the courses, so do keep checking back! You can search the projects using the box below: simply enter some text and press Search to do a free text search. If you want to search more finely, the search tool also allows you to search on particular details of the project descriptions: you will see these finer search options appear if you click on the search box.

Click on the view button next to a project to get the full proposal description. If you want to download project details, either for all projects, or for a subset you have searched for, then click on the 'Download details' button.

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182 records found
Available?Contact NameProject BaseProject TitleDate Created
James RosindellSilwood Park (Imperial)Measuring Biodiversity2020-10-23
Arkhat AbzhanovNatural History MuseumCapturing and modelling the diversity of cervid antlers: ontogeny and phylogeny of the unique mammal novelty2020-10-20
Arkhat AbzhanovNatural History MuseumMorphometric analysis of osteoderm distribution and diversity in lizards2020-10-20
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)The gut-brain axis: will manipulations of the gut microbiome destabilise social behaviour in bees?2020-10-20
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)Plant-pollinator interactions and networks in the field: revealing the value of species and traits on community health2020-10-20
Samraat PawarSilwood Park (Imperial)The structure, dynamics and functioning of microbial ecosystems 2020-10-18
James RosindellSilwood Park (Imperial)Drivers of extinction risk in mammals and birds2020-10-18
James RosindellSilwood Park (Imperial)Machine reading of extinction risk texts2020-10-18
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)Metagenomic DNA discoveries after sequencing EVERYTHING (bacteria, parasites, food, gut) inside a bee!2020-10-17
Martin BrazeauSilwood Park (Imperial)Do body size and inferred habitat predict early tetrapod vertebral architecture?2020-10-15
Cat HorswillZoological Society of LondonThe role of environmental variables in driving periodic fluctuations in the breeding success of a UK seabird2020-10-14
Francoise Cabada-BlancoZoological Society of LondonPrioritising evolutionary history for the world’s reef-building corals 2020-10-14
Cristina Banks-LeiteSilwood Park (Imperial)The sounds of Silwood - banner for various projects working with acoustic data2020-10-14
Cristina Banks-LeiteSilwood Park (Imperial)Measuring birds feather growth bars at a changing landscape and climate2020-10-14
Cristina Banks-LeiteSilwood Park (Imperial)How does hard and soft range edge boundaries affect species sensitivity?2020-10-14
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)Exploring bumblebee genomes to infer genes under selection2020-10-14
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)Disease outbreak in UK honey bees2020-10-14
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)Exploring the microbiomes of bumblebees to understand population declines2020-10-14
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)Are important bee microbes tolerant to stressors?2020-10-14
Joe PecorelliZoological Society of LondonMigration Dynamics of the European Eel in the Thames Catchment2020-10-13