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Determining which policies will be effective

A public policy seminar with Professor Bill Sutherland, Editor-in-chief, Conservation Evidence
When May 23, 2017
from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where SG1 Alison Richard Building
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Attendees All welcome. Part of the public policy seminar series.
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Professor Sutherland's conservation research focuses on applying ecological data and models to understand conservation problems. This may involve field work, use of existing data or purely theoretical problems. Particular subjects include bird population ecology as well as the impacts of agriculture of biodiversity.

Professor Sutherland has also been involved in analysing how decisions are made in relation to conservation and policy. This work has involved horizon scanning to identify future issues, collation of evidence to determine which interventions are effective and then a rigorous means of weighting the evidence to guide policy and practice.


for key publications.


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