agriculture

People » Claudia Havranek

DPhil Candidate, Department of Plant Sciences

Claudia’s research focuses on optimising conservation in a functional, agricultural landscape. She considers how land management techniques affect levels of plant diversity and the agricultural yield on British farmland. Her fieldwork is based on the Ditchley Park Estate, Oxfordshire.

Claudia is particularly interested in the importance and effectiveness of agri-environment schemes, with respect to hedgerows and landscape heterogeneity.

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Date: 25th November

Time: 4pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre B, Department of Zoology

Title: Should we blame agriculture on all our ills

Speaker: Professor Francois Balloux, Chair in Computational Biology Systems, University College London

Please note that access to the Department of Zoology's seminar rooms and the lecture theatres in the Tinbergen Building is only allowed to those who hold a valid University card. You will be required to show your card on entry to the building.

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People » Doug Gollin

Professor of Development Economics

 
Doug Gollin’s research focusses on economic development and growth, with particular interests in agriculture and structural transformation. His work brings a general equilibrium perspective to issues such as: sectoral differences in productivity; the impacts of agricultural technologies; the role of transport costs in shaping spatial patterns of development; the importance of small firms and self employment in poor countries; and the macroeconomic effects of disease.
 
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People » David Macdonald

Professor of Wildlife Conservation; Director of the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit & Senior Research Fellowship, Lady Margaret Hall

David Macdonald is interested in the scientific underpinning of practical and policy solutions to problems in wildlife conservation.

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