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 NameProject BaseProject Title▲Date Created
Eileen Larney, Ph.D.Zoological Society of LondonUsing community and ranger survey data for pangolin conservation2020-01-17
Eileen Larney, Ph.D.Zoological Society of LondonUsing community and ranger survey data for pangolin conservation2020-09-24
Will PearseSilwood Park (Imperial)Using digital herbaria to study the role of functional traits and biogeography in plant2020-09-09
Vincent SavolainenSilwood Park (Imperial)Using eDNA to detect the Critically Endangered Angelshark in Wales2020-11-05
Mark Wilkinson, Ana Serra SilvaNatural History MuseumUsing geometric morphometrics to fill in the gaps in caecilian phylogeny: Seychelles caecilians turned guinea pigs2019-11-04
Will Pearse & Joe TobiasSilwood Park (Imperial)Using machine learning to measure and compare birdsong2020-09-09
Will PearseSilwood Park (Imperial)Using natural history collections data to quantify species’ phenological or morphological responses to climate change2020-09-09
Ross JohnsonSilwood Park (Imperial)Utilising camera trapping to determine presence/likely absence for hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) for ecological impact assessment2019-11-11
Ross JohnsonSilwood Park (Imperial)Utilising camera trapping to determine presence/likely absence for hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) for ecological impact assessment2019-11-18
Ross JohnsonSilwood Park (Imperial)Utilising camera trapping to determine presence/likely absence for pine marten (Martes martes) for ecological impact assessment2019-11-18
Ross JohnsonSilwood Park (Imperial)Utilising camera trapping to determine presence/likely absence for polecat (Mustela putorius) for ecological impact assessment2019-11-18
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)What controls the height of trees? 2019-10-27
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonWhat determines fire spread in savannas?2019-10-04
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonWhat determines landscape permeability for wild dogs?2020-01-17
Samuel PirononRoyal Botanic Gardens, KewWhat makes a useful plant invasive?2021-01-21
Bhavin KhatriSilwood Park (Imperial)Why is my population size so small? Estimating recent effective population sizes from resistance loci in Anopheles gambiae.2019-10-21
Bhavin KhatriSilwood Park (Imperial)Why is my population size so small? Finding better ways to estimate the contemporary effective population size.2019-10-21
Julia SchroederSilwood Park (Imperial)Why not reproduce? Fitness consequences of reproductive decisions. 2020-10-05
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonWitnessing the re-birth of an ecosystem: Round Island as a case study2019-09-25