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.

160 records found
Available?▲Contact NameProject BaseProject TitleDate Created
Chris YessonZoological Society of LondonUsing AI to annotate images from the deep-seaNone Details
Chris YessonZoological Society of LondonUsing AI to annotate images from the deep-seaNone Details
Louise Gibson / Andrew CunninghamZoological Society of LondonNon-invasive monitoring of stress hormone in captive Eidolon helvum colony before and after a blood sampling eventNone Details
Louise Gibson / Andrew CunninghamZoological Society of LondonThe role of population genetics in a captive bat colony. None Details
Eileen Larney, Ph.D.Zoological Society of LondonUsing community and ranger survey data for pangolin conservationNone Details
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonAssessing exposure to extreme climatic events for migrating birdsNone Details
Joanna BarkerZoological Society of LondonElasmobranch (shark, skate & ray) conservation in Cameroon – analysis of market survey dataNone 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. None Details
Julia SchroederSilwood Park (Imperial)Trans-generational effects of age - a meta-analysis2019-09-04 Details
Julia SchroederSilwood Park (Imperial)Fitness correlates and life-time reproductive success2019-09-04 Details
Julia SchroederSilwood Park (Imperial)Extra-pair paternity and personality - is there a link?2019-09-04 Details
Julia SchroederSilwood Park (Imperial)Are social behaviours phenotypically flexible?2019-09-04 Details
Julia SchroederSilwood Park (Imperial)The phenology of the microbiome of the blue tit2019-09-04 Details
Julia SchroederSilwood Park (Imperial)Do finches really have friends?2019-09-04 Details
Matthew FisherSt Mary'sEffect of anthropogenic disturbance upon an amphibian disease system in Panama2019-09-11 Details
Matthew FisherSt Mary'sMolecular ecology approaches to understanding zoonotic reservoirs of human fungal meningitis in Africa2019-09-11 Details
Matthew FisherSt Mary'sInvestigating intraspecific population ecology of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), a deadly fungal pathogen of amphibians2019-09-16 Details
Tim BarracloughSilwood Park (Imperial)Genomic improvements to the crop protection of coffee from fungal pathogens2019-09-24 Details
Alexa VarahZoological Society of LondonModelling environmental and economic impacts of management changes targeting herbicide resistance in an agricultural system2019-09-25 Details
Chris CarboneZoological Society of LondonPopulation and behavioural processes in urban mammals2019-09-25 Details