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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160 records found
Available?Contact NameProject BaseProject TitleDate Created▲
Amanda TraskZoological Society of LondonQuantifying hatching failure rates to inform species recovery planning of an extinct-in-the-wild bird, the sihek or Guam kingfisher2020-04-02 Details
Clare Duncan/David CurnickZoological Society of LondonMangrove forests of the remote Chagos Archipelago (British Indian Ocean Territory): Spatiotemporal trends in ecosystem condition2020-04-01 Details
Catherine HeadZoological Society of LondonCoral diversity in the changing Indian ocean: from museum collections to novel molecular techniques2020-04-01 Details
James Hansford/Clare DuncanZoological Society of LondonGiant eggs from space? Long-term hydrological changes in South-west Madagascar2020-04-01 Details
James Hansford/Clare DuncanZoological Society of LondonMadagascar�s degraded wetlands: Identifying critical habitats for highly endangered species2020-04-01 Details
Louise McRaeZoological Society of LondonHow well do global biodiversity indicators represent freshwater species and habitats? 2020-04-01 Details
Louise McRaeZoological Society of LondonWildlife comeback in Europe 2.0: population trends, range change and correlates of recovery 2020-04-01 Details
Rikki GumbsZoological Society of LondonMeasuring trends in the extinction risk of global evolutionary history2020-04-01 Details
Robin FreemanZoological Society of LondonAutomatically finding biodiversity data: simple tricks to improve machine learning performance2020-04-01 Details
Robin FreemanZoological Society of LondonCorrelates of cultural awareness in British Birds2020-04-01 Details
Dr Patricia BrekkeSilwood Park (Imperial)Can conservation management interventions in the form of parasite control impact the senescence patterns of the threatened New Zealand hihi?2020-03-05 Details
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