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Visiting research assistant 
Franscs Mullany, is working on various projects including soil carbon in oil palm plantations and butterfly diversity and forest conservation in Belize.

PhD Students
Nunto Nattapoom, University of Southampton, Evaluation of management and restoration of riparian reserves in oil palm plantations. (Oct 2014-Present) Co-supervised with Guy Poppy
Adham Ashton-Butt, University of Southampton, Rapid assessment of biodiversity and biogeochemical processing across tropical landscape gradients. (Jan 2015-Present) Co-supervised with Kelvin Peh and Guy Poppy
Andrew HillUniversity of Southampton, Acoustic environmental monitoring: a low-cost efficient tool for evaluating human exploitation of tropical forests. (Oct 2015-Present) Co-supervised with Patrick Doncaster and Alex Rogers.
Peter Prince, University of Southampton, Acoustic environmental monitoring: a low-cost efficient tool for evaluating human exploitation of tropical forests. (Oct 2015-Present) Co-supervised with Patrick Doncaster and Alex Rogers.
Jennifer Ball, University of Southampton, Measuring and optimising multiple ecosystem services provided by chalk streams. Funded by Vitacress Conservation Trust and CfBS,  (Oct 2016-Present) Co-supervised with Kelvin Peh and Rob Holland

MSc Students
Lisa Jones, MRes Advanced Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Cultural ecosystem services provided by chalk streams. (Oct 2016 – present)
Alex Hewitt, MSci Zoology, University of Southampton, Comparing bait use in for camera trapping surveys, Belize. (Previously graduate project (2016) Arthropod biodiversity and biocontrol in allotments.

Graduate students
Hannah Gunn, BSc Biology, University of Southampton, Diversity and thermal characteristics of ant community in Chilworth conservation area.
Rafe Cotton, MSci Biology & Marine Biology, University of Southampton, Functional soil properties.

Former students
PhD Students
Hsiao Hang-Tao, University of Oxford, Soil management practices. Hsiao-Hang’s research interest are in management and ecology of agroecosystems and ecosystem services. Her PhD project looked at the soil management practices such as EFB application in oil palm plantations. (Completed Oct 2012-Oct 2014) Co-supervised with Kathy Willis

MSc Students
Georgina Hollands, 2016-2017, MEcol, University of Southampton, The effect of habitat and disturbance on tropical ant diversity. (completed 2017)
Chloe Lewis, 2016-2017, MEcol, University of Southampton, Impact of human activities and water quality on the population distribution of Morelet’s crocodiles (Crocodylus moreletti) in northern Guatemala.
(Previously graduate project (2015) The impact of autumn temperatures on arthropod activity in an urban landscape.
Franscs Mullany, 2016-2017, MSci Zoology, University of Southampton, The relationship between neo-tropical fruit-feeding butterfly diversity and habitat structure.
Fraser J Harris, 2015-2016, Strengths and weaknesses of citizen science datasets (completed 2016)(Previously graduate project (2015) Do Ecological Gardening Practices and Householder Knowledge of Ecology Increase the Biodiversity of Private Urban Gardens?
Daria Zielinska, 2015-2016, Thermal tolerances of Lasius niger ants and differences in thermal tolerance between L. niger and L. flavus (completed 2016)
Ahmad Faisal, 2015-2016, University of Southampton, MRes Wildlife Conservation
Project: Monitoring White Rhino population inside and outside the Matobo National Park (completed 2015)
Andrea Franceschini, 2015-2016, University of Southampton, MRes Wildlife Conservation
Project: Human (fire and livestock) impacts on the herbivore community (completed 2015)
Christian Smith, 2015-2016, University of Oxford, MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
Project: Nutrients and freshwater macrophytes (completed 2013)

Graduate Students
Rachel Neill, 2016-2017, Investigating the exotic dung preference of UK coprophage species.
Sophie Vines, 2016-2017, Water vole Habitat suitability
Fergus Horspool, 2015-2016, Dispersal Agents of Durian Seeds in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo (completed 2016)
Alexander S H Dean,  2015-2016,The effect of understory on soil feeding rates in oil palm plantations in Riau, Indonesia (completed 2015)
Louise Sharp,  2015-2016, Coleopteran morphological traits across in forest and oil palm habitats (completed 2015)