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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199 records found
Available?Contact Name▲Project BaseProject TitleDate Created
Adrian GloverNatural History MuseumBiodiversity of polychaete annelids in the world’s largest mineral exploration frontier2020-11-12
Adrian GloverNatural History MuseumBiodiversity of gastropod molluscs in the world’s largest mineral exploration frontier2020-11-12
Adriana De PalmaNatural History MuseumAgriculture and biodiversity: how do agricultural landscape structures impact biodiversity?2019-10-23
Adriana De PalmaNatural History MuseumAgriculture and biodiversity: how do agricultural interventions impact biodiversity?2019-10-23
Alexa VarahZoological Society of LondonModelling environmental and economic impacts of management changes targeting herbicide resistance in an agricultural system2019-09-25
Alexa VarahZoological Society of LondonReducing nitrate leaching and herbicide-resistant weeds in English arable farming2019-09-25
Alfried VoglerNatural History MuseumDeveloping and testing efficient bioinformatics pipelines for metabarcoding2019-10-28
Alfried VoglerNatural History MuseumAn increasingly complete phylogenetic tree of Coleoptera (beetles) from metagenomic sequencing of tropical insect communities 2019-10-28
Alfried VoglerNatural History MuseumThe global diversity of tree-pathogenic fungi associated with bark beetles2019-10-28
Alfried VoglerNatural History MuseumThe phylogeny of hoverflies from whole mitochondrial genomes2021-02-12
Alfried VoglerNatural History MuseumThe global biogeography of major lineages of Coleoptera (beetles)2021-02-12
Amanda Ferguson (Diet Management Officer ZSL)Zoological Society of LondonThe effect of feeding an omega 3 enhanced diet on the fatty acid composition of whole crickets fed to zoo animals2019-11-20
Amanda GuthrieZoological Society of LondonUrolithiasis in Asian short-clawed otter (ASCO) – a review of disease incidence and diet practice over the last 20 years at ZSL and in UK/European collections2019-11-14
Amanda TraskZoological Society of LondonQuantifying hatching failure rates to inform species recovery planning of an extinct-in-the-wild bird, the sihek or Guam kingfisher2020-04-02
Andy PurvisNatural History MuseumHorticultural agriculture and biodiversity: strawberry fields forever?2019-10-23
Andy PurvisNatural History MuseumReassessing the intactness of biodiversity2019-10-23
Andy PurvisNatural History MuseumInsect Armageddon? Estimating long-term trends in insect numbers by comparing catches reported in different decades2019-10-23
Andy PurvisNatural History MuseumMaking a biodiversity model more modular and more flexible2019-10-23
Andy PurvisNatural History MuseumModelling the impacts of land-use change and climate change on local biodiversity worldwide2019-10-23
Andy PurvisNatural History MuseumAre insects declining? Towards a threat-response model of insect biodiversity in the Anthropocene2020-11-10