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 BaseProject TitleDate Created
Arkhat AbzhanovNatural History MuseumCapturing and modeling the diversity of cervid antlers: ontogeny and phylogeny of the unique mammal novelty2019-12-04
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
Victoria Priestley (Savolainen Lab) and Vincent SavolainenSilwood Park (Imperial)Field-based environmental DNA detection of the great crested newt Triturus cristatus2020-01-09
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
Eileen Larney, Ph.D.Zoological Society of LondonUsing community and ranger survey data for pangolin conservation2020-09-24
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonAssessing exposure to extreme climatic events for migrating birds2020-09-24
Joanna BarkerZoological Society of LondonElasmobranch (shark, skate & ray) conservation in Cameroon – analysis of market survey data2020-09-24
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
Clare Duncan/David CurnickZoological Society of LondonMangrove forests of the remote Chagos Archipelago (British Indian Ocean Territory): Spatiotemporal trends in ecosystem condition2020-04-01
Louise McRaeZoological Society of LondonHow well do global biodiversity indicators represent freshwater species and habitats? 2020-04-01
Robin FreemanZoological Society of LondonAutomatically finding biodiversity data: simple tricks to improve machine learning performance2020-04-01
Robin FreemanZoological Society of LondonCorrelates of cultural awareness in British Birds2020-04-01
Will PearseSilwood Park (Imperial)Measuring biodiversity homogenisation using fractals across Silwood Park2020-09-09
Will Pearse & Joe TobiasSilwood Park (Imperial)Using machine learning to measure and compare birdsong2020-09-09
Will PearseSilwood Park (Imperial)Meta-analysis of COVID-19 to guide epidemiology and policy2020-09-09
Will PearseSilwood Park (Imperial)The macro-evolution of species’ overlapping distributions2020-09-09
Will PearseSilwood Park (Imperial)Does Bergmann's rule apply to micro-organisms?2020-09-09
Will PearseSilwood Park (Imperial)Using digital herbaria to study the role of functional traits and biogeography in plant2020-09-09
Bonnie WaringSilwood Park (Imperial)The role of legumes in accelerating carbon capture and ecosystem recovery during reforestation: a case study in Yucatán, Mexico2020-09-22