Ecology • Evolution • Conservation

Our mission is to inform policy and management of ways to mitigate the negative impacts of global environmental change on the benefits that ecosystems deliver to people.

Current Projects

Our research centres around two main questions:

Read about current funded projects here


Our Discoveries

Learn about our discoveries in:

Our publications are listed here



Our group was founded in 2013 in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge. In 2023,
we established a new branch of our academic tree in the School of the Environment at Trent University.

Recent members

Dr Lumbani Mwafulirwa (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Dr Thomas Scheuerl (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Dr Yi Zhang (Laboratory Manager)

Erika Freeman (PhD student)

Anne Thomas (PhD student)

Rosie Power (MPhil student)

Amelia Fitch (MPhil student)

Dr Michelle Kalamandeen (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Samuel Woodman (PhD student)

Caroline Kemp (Senior Laboratory Technician)

Dr Samuel Cottingham (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Dr Javier Igea (Postdoctoral Researcher)

Chloé Orland (PhD student)

Päivi Pirhonen (MPhil student)


In Cambridge, we are fortunate to occupy two homes across the Department of Plant Sciences and Conservation Research Institute.