Academic staff

Research staff

  • Dr. Phil Bouchet – population consequences of disturbance to North Atlantic right whales; quantitative marine ecology. [School web page] [Personal web page]
  • Dr. M. Louise Burt – wildlife population assessment. [School web page]
  • Dr. Ian Durbach – wildlife abundance estimation from camera traps; machine learning; operations research. [School web page]
  • Dr. Danielle Harris – use of acoustic data to monitor wildlife populations. [School web page]
  • Dr. Saana Isojunno – marine renewables and wildlife; quantitative animal ecology, particularly drivers of individual flexibility and resilience to stress. [School web page]
  • Dr. Eiren Jacobson – quantiative marine mammal population assessment. [School web page] [Personal web page]
  • Dr. Wei Jing – Gaussian mixtures and Bayesian mixtures of finite mixture models.
  • Dr. Tiago Marques – topics in statistical ecology, including density estimation from passive acoustic data; public understanding of statistics. [School web page]
  • Dr. Laura Marshall – research software engineering, particularly distance sampling software.  [School web page]
  • Dr. Cornelia Oedekoven – methods for quantitative wildlife population assessment. [School web page] [Personal web page]
  • Dr. Charles Paxton – statistical ecology; cryptozoology; public understanding of science. [School web page]
  • Dr. Theoni Photopoulou – movement ecology; cumulative impacts of multiple stressors. [School web page]
  • Dr. Eric Rexstad – distance sampling software and methods; methods and software support. [School web page]
  • Dr. Lindesay Scott-Hayward – spatially adaptive smoothing; modelling species distributions; environmental impact assessment; spatially-explicit power analysis. [School web page] [Personal web page]

Honorary and emeritus staff

  • Prof. Steve Buckland – statistical ecology, especially modelling population dynamics, widlife resource management and population assessment, distance sampling and biodiversity monitoring. [School web page] [Personal web page]
  • Prof. Richard Cormack – capture-recapture. [School web page]
  • Dr. Carl Donovan – data mining, commercial statistics, multivariate statistics. [School web page]
  • Prof. Peter Jupp – directional statistics, differential geometry of parametric inference, quantum stochastics. [School web page]
  • Dr. Théo Michelot – methods and software for analysis of animal movement data, particularly using state-space and hidden Markov models, and stochastic differential equations. [School web page] [Personal web page]

PhD students

  • Mr. Paul van Dam-Bates – spatial capture recapture with unknown identification.
  • Ms. Amber Cowans – effect of human recreation on spatio-temporal species interaction networks.
  • Mr. Yan Ru Choo – modelling heterogeneity in ecological surveys.
  • Ms. Fanny Empacher – efficient methods for fitting nonlinear non-Gaussian state-space models of wildlife population dynamics.
  • Mr. Calliste Fagard-Jenkin – parallel computing algorithms in ecological statistics.
  • Mr. Filippo Franchini – continuous time acoustic spatial capture recapture with drones.
  • Ms. Naici Guo – statistical analysis of proteomic experiments.
  • Mr. Abinand Reddy Kodi – developing spatial capture recapture methods for understanding snow leopard population ecology.
  • Mr. Haoyu Liu – algorithmic trading and dynamics in peer-to-peer (P2P) markets.
  • Mr. Felix Petersma – acoustic and genetic abundance estimation methods for marine megafauna.
  • Mr. Yifei Qian – applying machine learning techniques in ecology.
  • Mr. Victor Velasco Pardo – statistical models for mutational signatures.
  • Ms. Savannah Rogers – modelling population dynamics from photographic ID using spatial capture-recapture.
  • Ms. Xiaoyue Yang – inferring gene regulation in prostate cancer.
  • Mr. Hanyu (Harry) Wang – detecting clusters of multimorbidity using Bayesian mixture modelling.
  • Mr. Yuheng Wang – automatic acoustic spatial capture recapture with machine learning.