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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151 records found
Available?Contact NameProject BaseProject TitleDate Created▼
Magdalena GeorgievaNatural History MuseumIceland’s shallow-water hydrothermal vents: faunal zonation and taxonomic characterisation2020-02-06 Details
Louise Gibson / Andrew CunninghamZoological Society of LondonNon-invasive monitoring of stress hormone in captive Eidolon helvum colony before and after a blood sampling event2020-01-17 Details
Louise Gibson / Andrew CunninghamZoological Society of LondonThe role of population genetics in a captive bat colony. 2020-01-17 Details
Eileen Larney, Ph.D.Zoological Society of LondonUsing community and ranger survey data for pangolin conservation2020-01-17 Details
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonAssessing exposure to extreme climatic events for migrating birds2020-01-17 Details
Joanna BarkerZoological Society of LondonElasmobranch (shark, skate & ray) conservation in Cameroon – analysis of market survey data2020-01-17 Details
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 Details
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonWhat determines landscape permeability for wild dogs?2020-01-17 Details
Victoria Priestley (Savolainen Lab) and Vincent SavolainenSilwood Park (Imperial)Field-based environmental DNA detection of the great crested newt Triturus cristatus2020-01-09 Details
Dr Afonso Rocha and Dr Julia Schroeder (internal supervisor)Silwood Park (Imperial)Does ornamentation affect incubation behaviour of Kentish plover males in habitats with high predation pressure?2020-01-08 Details
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 Details
Arkhat AbzhanovNatural History MuseumCapturing and modeling the diversity of cervid antlers: ontogeny and phylogeny of the unique mammal novelty2019-12-04 Details
Amanda Ferguson (Diet Management Officer ZSL)Zoological Society of LondonThe effect of feeding an omega 3 enhanced diet on the fatty acid composition of whole crickets fed to zoo animals2019-11-20 Details
Dr Anthony DancerZoological Society of LondonLaw Enforcement Monitoring in theory and practice2019-11-20 Details
Tom B Letessier Zoological Society of LondonPredator fish assemblages and habitat associations in Tremadog Bay2019-11-20 Details
Ross JohnsonSilwood Park (Imperial)Utilising camera trapping to determine presence/likely absence for hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) for ecological impact assessment2019-11-18 Details
Ross JohnsonSilwood Park (Imperial)Utilising camera trapping to determine presence/likely absence for pine marten (Martes martes) for ecological impact assessment2019-11-18 Details
Ross JohnsonSilwood Park (Imperial)Utilising camera trapping to determine presence/likely absence for polecat (Mustela putorius) for ecological impact assessment2019-11-18 Details
Amanda GuthrieZoological Society of LondonUrolithiasis in Asian short-clawed otter (ASCO) – a review of disease incidence and diet practice over the last 20 years at ZSL and in UK/European collections2019-11-14 Details
Chris YessonZoological Society of LondonUsing AI to annotate images from the deep-sea2019-11-14 Details