Bravo to Sean Jellesmark, awarded a PhD!

Huge congratulations to Inspire4Nature fellow Sean Jellesmark for having been awarded a PhD degree by the University College London, for his project on Measuring the impact of conservation on species’ populations.

This project was a collaboration between the University College London (supervisors: Tim Blackburn), the Zoological Society of London (Mike Hoffmann, Louise McRae, Robin Freeman), the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (Richard Gregory) and IIASA (Piero Visconti).

One chapter is already published:

Jellesmark, S., Ausden, M., Blackburn, T.M., Gregory, R.D., Hoffmann, M., Massemino, D., McRae, L., Visconti, P. (2021) A counterfactual approach to measure the impact of wet grassland conservation on UK breeding bird populations. Conservation Biology. Access Repository

[Photo by Julia Jones. From left to right: Tim Blackburn, Marcus Rowcliffe (examiner), Sean Jellesmark, Julia Jones (examiner) and Richard Gregory]