Environment, Nature & Sustainable Living Fellows' Story Collection

Environment, Nature & Sustainable Living Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about some of our Fellows' achievements in this area.

Fran Foster's Fellowship in 2013, investigated different approaches to squirrel conservation and management across Europe. She wanted to see what learnings she could bring back to the UK. Read more...

Dr Pete Whitbread Abrutat’s Fellowship in 2011, enabled him to travel for eight weeks through the Americas to explore world class landscape restoration projects. Read more...

Professor Steve Ormerod was a young academic in 1987, leading a team assessing acid rain effects in Wales. He set off on a Fellowship tour of some of the worst affected areas of the USA and Canada to see what lessons could be learnt on this topical issue. Read more...

Ron Munro travelled to Ireland and six of the Nordic countries in 1990, to study methods for road construction and road maintenance over peat. Read more...

Dr Becki Lawson, a Wildlife Veterinarian working at The Institute of Zoology, travelled to the USA in 2012 to visit centres of excellence for wildlife disease investigation and epidemiological research. Read more...

Professor Ian Boyd’s Fellowship in 1980, took him to eastern Canada to study the science and politics of managing seal populations at a time when public attitudes to traditional management methods, including culling, were rapidly changing. Read more...

Jo Foo travelled to Canada and the USA to research the social, economic and ethical impacts of wildlife reintroductions. She was particularly interested in learning about how people can coexist with large predators such as wolves. Read more...

Heather Moore travelled to several countries, including Poland and Switzerland, in 2015 to explore ways of halting the decline of honeybees. She wanted to learn about natural beekeeping techniques that did not rely on the use of chemical miticides. Read more...

Kate Rawles undertook a 4,553 mile journey by bicycle from Texas to Alaska in 2006, following the spine of the Rockies and exploring North American attitudes to climate change. Ten years later she embarked on a similar journey, cycling the length of South America looking at projects addressing biodiversity loss. Read more...

Mary Jackson travelled to South Africa, Australia and New Zealand in 2003 to investigate ways in which school grounds can be used to reflect the local environment and culture. Read more...

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