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 NameProject Base▲Project TitleDate Created
Joe Tobias / Adam DevenishImperial (Sillwood Park), Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and at SENTINEL project partners in EthiopiaImportance of insect pollination to smallholder farmers in Ethiopia 2019-10-03
Joe Tobias / Adam DevenishImperial (Silwood Park) and at SENTINEL project partners in EthiopiaCoffee management and the implications for forest bird diversity and ecosystem functionality.2019-10-03
Joe Tobias / Adam DevenishImperial (Silwood Park) and at Zambian Agricultural Research Institute (ZARI) in ZambiaCan habitat heterogeneity be used as a predictor of Fall Army Worm abundance and impact?2019-10-03
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
Anjali Goswami / João LeiteNatural History MuseumBy Hoof or Claw: Morphological and Functional Diversity of Non-Avian Dinosaur Manual Unguals2019-09-27
Natalie CooperNatural History MuseumSex biases in natural history collections - museum versus wild sex ratios2020-11-10
Natalie CooperNatural History Museum"Rattus" or not? Biogeography, taxonomy and conservation of SE Asian and Australasian rodents2020-11-10
Adriana De PalmaNatural History MuseumAgriculture and biodiversity: how do agricultural landscape structures impact biodiversity?2019-10-23
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
Adriana De PalmaNatural History MuseumAgriculture and biodiversity: how do agricultural interventions impact biodiversity?2019-10-23
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
Anjali GoswamiNatural History MuseumMorphological evolution of vertebrate skull2019-10-23
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
Mark Wilkinson, Ana Serra SilvaNatural History MuseumUsing geometric morphometrics to fill in the gaps in caecilian phylogeny: Seychelles caecilians turned guinea pigs2019-11-04