Silwood Park Campus is home to the Department of Life Sciences Evolutionary Biology Theme, the Ecosystems & the Environment Theme and Grand Challenges in Ecosystems & the Environment Initiative.

Deputy Head of Life Sciences (Silwood Park): Prof. Timothy Barraclough 

NameTitleResearch topicsPhoto
Dr Arkhat Abzhanov Reader in Evolution and Developmental Genetics Vertebrate craniofacial development   Arkhat Abzhanov
Dr Cristina Banks-Leite Lecturer Community & landscape ecology Banks-Leite
Professor Tim Barraclough  Professor of Evolutionary Biology Biodiversity, evolution and community dynamics Barraclough
Dr Tom Bell  Reader in Microbial Ecology Ecology and evolution of microbial communities Bell
Dr Martin Bidartondo Reader in Molecular Ecology Ecology and evolution of mycorrhizas  Martin Bidartondo
Dr Martin Brazeau Senior Lecturer Evolution of modern vertebrate anatomy Brazeau
Professor Austin Burt  Professor of Evolutionary Genetics Population genetic engineering and malaria vectors Burt
Dr Lauren Cator  Lecturer Behavioural ecology of disease vectors Cator
Professor Robert Ewers Professor of Ecology Deforestation and field experiments Rob Ewers
Dr Matteo Fumagalli  Lecturer Population genetics  Matteo Fumagalli
Dr Richard Gill Senior Lecturer  Social insects gill
Dr Jason Hodgson Lecturer  Human and primate evolutionary genetics Hodgson
Professor Jon Lloyd Professor in Global Ecosystems Function Controls on ecosystem carbon fluxes Lloyd
Dr Andrew Knight Senior Lecturer Decision-making and conservation planning Knight
Dr Morena Mills  Senior Lecturer  Systematic conservation planning Morena Mills
Dr Samraat Pawar Senior Lecturer Systems biology and theoretical ecology Pawar
Professor Colin Prentice  AXA Chair in Biosphere and Climate Impacts Biosphere and atmosphere interactions, climate dynamics   Prentice
Professor Vincent Savolainen Professor of Organismic Biology Biodiversity genomics Savolainen
Dr Julia Schroeder Lecturer Evolutionary ecology of social traits Julia Schroeder
Dr Joseph Tobias Senior Lecturer in Biodiversity Processes generating, sustaining and structuring biodiversity Joe Tobias
Dr Mike Tristem  Reader in Evolutionary Virology Viral evolution Tristem
Professor Alfried Vogler Professor of Molecular Systematics

Phylogeny and evolution of Coleoptera

Alfried Vogler
Professor Guy Woodward Professor of Ecology Quantifying the impacts of stressors (climate change, acidification, eutrophication, species invasions and habitat alteration) on the structure and functioning of aquatic ecosystems Woodward
ReadersAcademic staff Silwood Campus
Affiliated Faculty
NameTitleResearch topicsPhoto
Professor Ben Halpern Professor in Marine Conservation (Associate with University of California, Santa Barbara) Spatial population dynamics, trophic interactions in community ecology and conservation planning Halpern
Professor Walter Jetz Senior Scientist (Associate with Yale University) Integrative global biodiversity science, biogeography, conservation and community ecology Jetz
Professor James H Jones Senior Scientist (Associate with Stanford University) Biological anthropologist with research interests in human ecology, demography and life history theory, and the ecology and evolutionary biology of infectious disease  Jones
Professor Ian Owens  Research Investigator (Associate with Natural History Museum London) Evolutionary ecology of birds Owens
Professor Andy Purvis Research Investigator (Associate with Natural History Museum London) Biodiversity and extinction   Andy Purvis
Professor Carsten Rahbek  
Professor in Macroecology (Associate with University of Copenhagen)
Patterns of species distribution, species range sizes, species assemblages, species richness and what determines such patterns Rahbeck
Professor Jason Tylianakis Professor in Ecology and Biodiversity (Associate with University of Canterbury, New Zealand) How the architecture of interaction networks (such as food webs or pollination networks) comes to exist, and how it responds to environmental drivers Tylianakis
Professor Denis Wright  Professor of Insecticide resistance & sustainable pest management  Sustainable pest management Wright
Academic staff Silwood Campus
NameTitleResearch topicsPhoto
Dr Magda Charalambous  Senior Teaching Fellow Sexual selection and population differentiation in insects Charalambous
Dr Rebecca Kordas IJR Fellow    BEcca Kordas
Dr Vassiliki Koufopanou  Research Fellow Microbial genetics and evolution Koufapanou
Dr Eoin O'Gorman NERC Fellow Trophic interactions and ecosystem-level responses to global change   Eoin O'Gorman
Dr David Orme  Research Fellow Biodiversity and climate change Orme
Dr James Rosindell NERC Fellow Theoretical ecology and evolution Rossindell
Dr Chris Wilson NERC Fellow  

Causes and consequences of obligately asexual evolution

Dr Oliver Windram NERC Fellow Generation and interpretation of large scale omics data using network modeling techniqes, systems biology Windram
Academic staff Silwood Campus
Honorary staff
NameTitleResearch topicsPhoto
Professor Miguel Araujo Visiting Professor Biogeography, conservation planning, global change biology, and macroecology Araujo
Professor John Beddington CMG, FRS Honorary Principal Research Fellow    

Dr Colin Clubbe

Honorary Research Fellow

Professor Mick Crawley FRS  Emeritus Professor Ecological field experiments and theory Crawley
Professor Charles Godfray FRS Honorary Principal Research Fellow    
Professor Michael P Hassell CBE FRS Honorary Principal Research Fellow    
Professor Russ Lande FRS  Emeritus Professor  Evolutionary and ecological theory, and conservation  Russ Lande
Dr Aurelio Malo Valenzuela Honorary lecturer Evolutionary ecology of mammals. 
Research aims to understand the pathways through which individual level and environmental factors influence fitness components to identify life-history trade-offs
 Aurelio Malo
Professor E J Milner-Gulland  Visiting Professor Conservation science, ecosystem services Milner-Guilland
Dr George McGavin Honorary Principal Research Fellow Insect ecology and taxonomy George McGavin
Professor Hugh Possingham Visiting Professor Pure and applied population ecology Hugh Possingham
Dr Michael Themis Honorary Lecturer     Michael Themis
Academic staff Silwood Campus