DAY ONE

THURSDAY, July 23rd

08:45 - 09:00 // Conference welcome - Anna Jemmett, Michaela Lo & Natalie Yoh (PhD students)

SESSION 1: Human-wildlife coexistence #1

09:00 - 09:15 // 

 

 

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 Examining the determinants of   cultural change towards motivations in lion killing  among the Maasai - Luke Keloi Maamai (MSc student)

Indigenous populations, livelihoods and deforestation
Adam Roberts ​(Jahoo, Alumni)

The impact of transportation and service corridors on primates: knowledge, gaps, and mitigation
Ben Galea (MSc student)

Using culturomics to monitor attitudes towards wildlife at a global scale and in real-time
- Dr Diogo Veríssimo (University of Oxford, Alumni)

Hyenas and humans - despised and demonised
- Prof. Keith Somerville (Research staff)

Measuring tolerance for elephants using the Wildlife Tolerance Model (WTM)
Caitlin Melidonis (MSc student)

SESSION 2: Wildlife trade and sustainable use  #1

10:30 - 10:45 // 

 

 

10:45 - 11:00 // 

 Interdisciplinary Conservation of Bears in Southeast Asia
Brian Crudge (Free The Bears, Alumni)  

Effectiveness of international wildlife trade interventions and policies: A systematic review 
Siri Ockerman (MSc student)

SESSION 3: Species monitoring and conservation   #1

11:00 - 11:15 //

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11:30 - 11:45 // 

11:45 - 12:00 //

Breeding Cycle and Habitat Selection in Frigate birds on Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles 
Elysia Davies (MSc student)

Possible sources of bias in beach-cast data for Māui dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori maui
Micaela Grove (MSc student)

The prevalence and source of plastic incorporated into nests of five seabird species

Danni Thompson (JNCC, Alumni)

Modelling Possible Breeding Territories for the Reintroduction of Red-billed Chough to Kent 

Jack Slattery (PhD student)

SESSION 4: Landscapes and livelihoods    #1

12:00 - 12:15 //

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12:30 - 12:45 // 

12:45 - 13:00 //

The relationship between forests and freshwater fish consumption in rural Nigeria 
Michaela Lo (PhD student)

Quantifying the impacts of agriculture on biodiversity 

Joseph Oakley (MSc student)

Evaluating biodiversity conservation impact in social-ecological systems 

Dr Joe W Bull (Research staff)

Fading Fady: Changing Respect for Customary Institutions in Eastern Madagascar 

- Sarah Humphrys (Izele, Alumni)

SESSION 5: Designing conservation areas    

13:00 - 13:15 //

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13:30 - 13:45 // 

13:45 - 14:00 //

Developing a national-level system to inform land-use policy and practice in the UK 
Prof. Bob Smith (Director of DICE)

Mapping and modelling agricultural transformation risk and ecotourism potential in Maputaland 

Nuwanthika Dharmaratne (MSc student)

From the Neotropics with Birds: Urban Dwellers 

Will Hayes (PhD student)

Mapping conservation values to inform land use planning across terrestrial Kenya

Gwili Gibbon (PhD student)

SESSION 6: Conservation effectiveness #1

14:00 - 14:15 //

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14:45 - 15:00 //

The Borneo and Papua Atlas: Geo-platform tracks development on remote islands as-it-happens 

Dr David Gaveau (TheTreeMap, Alumni)

Redonda Reborn: Rapid impacts of invasive mammal removal on a remote Caribbean island ecosystem 

Shanna Challenger (MSc student)

Negotiating the Gaze: People, Power and Conservation Surveillance 

Trishant Simlai (University of Cambridge, Alumni)

Science is not enough in an emergency 

Dr Charlie Gardner (Research staff)

SESSION 7: Species monitoring and conservation #2

15:00 - 15:15 //

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15:30 - 15:45 // 

15:45 - 16:00 //

16:00 - 16:15 //

Global Tree Assessment 

Dr Sara Oldfield (DICE Advisory Board)

Orangutan persistence and connectivity across human modified landscapes 

Dave Seaman (PhD student)

Detecting Wild Camel Hybrids 

Anna Jemmett (PhD student)

The Sumatran Rhino Rescue Project

Cathy Dean (Save The Rhinos, DICE Advisory Board)

Assessing the impacts of human disturbances on wildlife communities in Maya Biosphere Reserve,  Guatemala

Lucy E Perera (Washington State University, Alumni)

END OF DAY ONE
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