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 Title▲Date Created
Natalie CooperNatural History Museum"Rattus" or not? Biogeography, taxonomy and conservation of SE Asian and Australasian rodents2019-10-01 Details
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)A Bayesian approach to the prediction of plant traits2019-10-27 Details
Samraat PawarSilwood Park (Imperial)A new tool for quantifying the the response of metabolic traits to climate change2019-10-06 Details
Colin PrenticeSilwood Park (Imperial)A novel computational model of forest dynamics2019-10-27 Details
Lauren CatorSilwood Park (Imperial)Age ain't nothing more than a number?: Variation in mosquito senescence 2019-11-12 Details
Adriana De PalmaNatural History MuseumAgriculture and biodiversity: how do agricultural interventions impact biodiversity?2019-10-23 Details
Adriana De PalmaNatural History MuseumAgriculture and biodiversity: how do agricultural landscape structures impact biodiversity?2019-10-23 Details
Alfried VoglerNatural History MuseumAn increasingly complete phylogenetic tree of Coleoptera (beetles) from metagenomic sequencing of tropical insect communities 2019-10-28 Details
Marcus RowcliffeZoological Society of LondonAnalysing abundance and distribution of Mongolian large mammals using a novel camera-based approach2019-10-18 Details
Zerina JohansonNatural History MuseumAnatomy and phylogeny of Strepsodus sauroides, an enigmatic Tetrapodomorph fish from the Carboniferous of Scotland using 3D surface scanning techniques2019-10-07 Details
Richard GillSilwoodArcticBuzz: bumblebee responses to climate change in Lapland2019-10-01 Details
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)Are important bee microbes tolerant to stressors?2019-10-02 Details
Julia SchroederSilwood Park (Imperial)Are social behaviours phenotypically flexible?2019-09-04 Details
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonAssessing exposure to extreme climatic events for migrating birds2020-01-17 Details
Nathalie PettorelliZoological Society of LondonAssessing exposure to extreme climatic events for migrating birdsNone Details
Robin FreemanZoological Society of LondonAutomatic identification of anthropogenic activity in urban wildlife surveys2019-10-18 Details
Robin FreemanZoological Society of LondonAutomatically finding biodiversity data: simple tricks to improve machine learning performance2020-04-01 Details
James RosindellSilwood Park (Imperial)Avifauna species-area relationships from local to global scales.2019-10-13 Details
Andres Arce & Richard GillSilwoodBee morphological change over the past century2019-10-01 Details
Peter GraystockSilwood Park (Imperial)Bees and their microbial friends with benefits2019-10-02 Details