School of GeoSciences

School of GeoSciences

Research Students

Completed PhD Projects

Jessica Boucher. Investigating the global multi-stakeholder engagement process that informed the participatory development of the Key Biodiversity Area standard

Daniel Jones. The Power of the Informal: Smallholder charcoal production in Mozambique

Lucy Szaboova. Exploring the well-being – ecosystem services relationship through the capability approach (Exeter University)

I currently co-supervise the following research students at Edinburgh:

Geoff Wells

Cathy Smith

Jacob Barber

Helena Wood

David Tooby

Ryan Wilkie

If you are keen to develop a PhD proposal at Edinburgh, please look at my web page and publications, and if you are thinking of a project which overlaps with my research interests (below), please get in touch on the following details. As a minimum, please attach your CV and some ideas of what you propose to work on. If you do not do this, I may not be able to reply to your email. Please note, I do not intend to take on any new PhD students in 2019

Email: and Tel: +44(0)131 650 5097

Key Research Interests

• Ecosystem Services

• Human wellbeing and poverty alleviation

• Payments for Ecosystem Services

• Conservation Policy and Priorities

• Integrated Conservation and Development

• Tropical Forest Policy and REDD+

• Land Use Intensification

• Ecological and Environmental Economics

• Q Methodology

• Deliberation in Environmental Policy