Principle Investigator

Dr. David Edwards

Prof David Edwards
Impacts of land-use change on tropical biodiversity

Post-doctoral Researchers

Anne Cotton
Impacts of land-use change on soil in the Tropical Andes

Nelson Grima
Impacts of land-use change on socio-economics and cultural values in the Tropical Andes

Jacob Socolar
Biodiversity impacts of tropical land-use change across spatial scales

Edicson Parra Sánchez
Effects of land-use change on orchids and epiphytes

Simon Mills
Ecological consequences of environmental change

Felicity Edwards
Species interactions, ecosystem functioning, and anthropogenic disturbances across the tropics

Research Data Manager

Mike Massam
Research Data Manager for the Edwards Lab

PhD Students

Matthew Hethcoat
Using remote sensing to detect selectively logged tropical forests

Cindy Cosset
Impacts of selective-logging on bird populations

Emma Hughes
Global change and the future of avian diversity

Simone Messina
Effects of selective-logging on the stress physiology of birds

Patrick CannonModelling of forest recovery after selective

Maria Wang Mei Hua
Minimising ecological and social externalities of tropical agriculture and expansion

Emily Khazan
Impacts of land-use change on butterflies

Abdulkareem I. Ahmed
Quantifying, monitoring and minimising the negative environmental impacts of mining in tropical Africa

Catherine Finlayson
Managing climber cutting to protect biodiversity

Maira Cardoso
Impacts of oil palm in the Amazon

Jørgen Sand Sæbø
Carbon and biodiversity co-benefits in Colombia: Implications for conservation planning and implementation of REDD+

Gianluca Cerullo
The benefits and challenges of deploying different restorative interventions in the highlands of Southern Ethiopia

Oscar Morton
My PhD research focuses on the scope and value of the legal and illegal trade in wild collected orchids from Colombia.

Jocelyne Sze
My PhD research focuses on the scope and value of the legal and illegal trade in wild collected orchids from Colombia.

Muhammad Hafidz Abdullah
Assess the sustainability of timber production in Peninsular Malaysia, to evaluate the role of forest restoration in meeting conservation goals

Master Students

Cain Agger
The impacts of land use on migratory Afro-Palaearctic birds in West Africa, and how these land use systems may be altered to benefit biodiversity.

Former Lab Members – gone, but not forgotten!