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 TitleDate Created
David CurnickZoological Society of LondonQuantifying the ecological impact of a small recreational coral reef fishery2019-10-28
Mike Hoffmann & Monni BohmZoological Society of LondonSustainable use of wild species: conducting analyses of IUCN Red List data for better science-policy interface2019-10-28
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)The response of tree growth to CO2: solving a long-standing mystery2019-10-27
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)Ecoflora: Do plant traits reflect their habitats and distributions? 2019-10-27
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)Towards a new representation of ecosystems in the UK Earth System model 2019-10-27
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)A novel computational model of forest dynamics2019-10-27
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)A Bayesian approach to the prediction of plant traits2019-10-27
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)Plant and soil carbon and nitrogen and their stable isotopes: variations with elevation on the Tibetan plateau 2019-10-27
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)Fire, vegetation and climate change in Spain 2019-10-27
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)What controls the height of trees? 2019-10-27
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
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