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.

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199 records found
Available?Contact Name▲Project BaseProject TitleDate Created
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)European tree migrations during the Holocene – how, when, why? 2020-10-25
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)Land versus lake temperatures: modelling the influence of climate changes on the habitat of aquatic plants and animals 2020-10-25
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)A new first-principles land-surface model for the fast climate simulator PLASIM2020-10-25
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)Modelling extinct plants and ancient forests 2020-10-25
Crispin LittleNatural History MuseumInvestigating the morphology and taphonomy of catshark egg capsules from fossil methane seeps2020-11-13
Crispin LittleNatural History MuseumMineralization of gastropods at modern hydrothermal vents2020-11-13
Crispin LittleNatural History MuseumTaxonomy and palaeoecology of a 50,000-year-old methane seep community from the Indian Ocean2020-11-13
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
David CurnickZoological Society of LondonQuantifying the ecological impact of a small recreational coral reef fishery2019-10-28
David Curnick & Malcolm NicollZoological Society of LondonCan new acoustic technologies effectively monitor remote seabird colonies?2019-09-25
David JacobyZoological Society of LondonQuantifying the overlap of sharks, enforcement and illegal fishing inside one of the world’s largest marine protected areas2019-10-28
David OrmeSilwood Park (Imperial)Predicting funding success using big data2021-01-15
Dr Afonso Rocha and Dr Julia Schroeder (internal supervisor)Silwood Park (Imperial)Does Adult Sex Ratio predict parental care in the Black-winged Stilts?2020-01-08
Dr Anthony DancerZoological Society of LondonLaw Enforcement Monitoring in theory and practice2019-11-20
Dr Justine Shotton MRCVS and Dani FreeMarwell/ZSLInvestigation into the behaviour of captive Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) before and after the introduction of artificial kelp into their pool. 2020-01-17
Dr Justine Shotton MRCVS and Dani FreeMarwell/ZSLInvestigation into the behaviour of captive Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) before and after the introduction of artificial kelp into their pool. 2020-09-24
Dr Patricia BrekkeSilwood Park (Imperial)Can conservation management interventions in the form of parasite control impact the senescence patterns of the threatened New Zealand hihi?2020-03-05
Eileen Larney, Ph.D.Zoological Society of LondonUsing community and ranger survey data for pangolin conservation2020-01-17