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Dr Raj Whitlock

Senior Lecturer Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour

    Biography

    Personal Statement

    I am an ecological geneticist with broad interests in plant community ecology, molecular ecology and responses to environmental change. My primary research interest involves the study of eco-evolutionary responses to anthropogenic climate change, using grassland model systems. A key focus is on understanding whether evolutionary responses will be sufficient to buffer species and communities against the effects of anticipated climatic change. I also have an interest in the utility of genetic data and evidence syntheses for enhancing the conservation of rare and threatened taxa.

    Personal Distinctions

    • John L Harper Young Investigator's Prize (British Ecological Society 2007)

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