I am an environmental social scientist with a track record of delivering interdisciplinary and applied research. I work with conservation practitioners to understand conservation problems and develop solutions.
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In the face of unprecedented biodiversity loss, the belief that conservation goals can be met could play an important role in ensuring they are fulfilled. We asked conservationists how optimistic they felt about key biodiversity outcomes over the next 10 years; 2341 people familiar with conservation in 144 countries responded. Respondents expressed optimism that enabling … Continue reading Personal traits predict conservationists’ optimism about outcomes for nature →
It was my pleasure to participate in a panel discussion on Innovations in Behavioral Science for Conservation at the International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) last night, December 16th 2021. The panel was organised by Dr Erik Thulin, the behavioral science lead at the Rare’s Center for Behavior and Environment, and other participants were Dr … Continue reading ICCB 2021: Innovations in behavioral science for conservation →
I was priviliged to speak at the 2021 Science-Technology-Society Seminar, hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. I spoke about the role of applied social science in supporting efforts to conserve biodiversity and One Health. You can watch the video at the link below. My talk … Continue reading Seminar at University of Santo Tomas, Philippines →
Social networks are critical to the success of behavioral interventions in conservation because network processes such as information flows and social influence can enable behavior change to spread beyond a targeted group. We investigated these mechanisms in the context of a social marketing campaign to promote a wildlife poisoning hotline in Cambodia. With questionnaire surveys … Continue reading Effects of social networks on interventions to change conservation behavior →
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