Professor Brendan Godley
Professor of Conservation Science/Director of the Centre for Ecology & Conservation

External responsibilities

Awards/Honorary fellowships

ZSL Marsh Award for Marine and Freshwater Conservation (2012)
NERC New Investigator Award (2006-2007)
British Chelonia Group - Kay Gray Memorial Conservation Award (2006)
NERC Fellowship (2002-2005)

Committee/panel activities

Member of Council, Fauna and Flora International (2012-present)
Assessor for L'Oréal-UNESCO Women In Science Fellowships (2012-present)
Defra Darwin Initiative Advisory Committee (2009-present)
Review Panel for Defra Biodiversity R&D Theme (2009) 
Programme Co-chair, International Sea Turtle Symposium, Goa (2009-2010)
Programme Chair, International Sea Turtle Symposium, Crete (2005-2006)
NERC Peer-Review College (2004-2006)
International Sea Turtle Society - Board of Directors (2004-2009)
IUCN-SSC Veterinary Specialist Group (2002-present)
SEATURTLE.ORG - Board of Directors (2001-present)
Turtle Implementation Group for UK Biodiversity Action Plan (2000-present)
IUCN-SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group (1999-present)

Editorial responsibilities

Editorial Board Frontiers in Marine Science (2014-present)
Editorial Board Nature-Scientific Reports (2012-present)
Editorial Board Status of the World’s Turtles (SWOT) (2010-present)
Editorial Board Current Conservation (2007-present)
Editorial Board Chelonian Conservation Biology (2005-present)
Editor in Chief Endangered Species Research (2006-present)
Editorial Board Endangered Species Research (2004-2006)
Editorial Board Marine Ecology Progress Series (2003-present)
Editorial Board Oryx (2004-present)
Editorial Board Ecology and Evolution (2011-2016)
Editor, PLOS-one (2008-2009)
Editor Marine Turtle Newsletter (1998-2006)

Invited lectures

2016 Zoological Station Anton Dhorn, Naples
2016 International Sea Turtle Society, Lima, Peru (Keynote)
2016 Hong Kong University

2015 Bangor University
2015 Amsterdam University
2015 Cornwall Wildlife Trust
2015 St Agnes Marine Conservation Group

2014 University of Cambridge

2013 University College Cork
2013 Falmouth Aquarium
2013 University of Lund
2013 Cornwall Wildlife Trust

2012 Devon Natural History Society
2012 Cornwall College Newquay
2012 Oxford Brooks University
2012 Cardiff University
2012 ZSL-Darwin Initiative 20th Anniversary Event

2011 Cornwall Strandings Forum
2011 CEFAS, Lowestoft
2011 Wenner-Gren Symposium, Kristineberg
2011 University of Plymouth
2011 University of Canterbury
2011 University of Lund

2010 University of Bristol
2010 University of Aberdeen

2009 University of Lund
2009 Annual Darwin Initiative Workshop

2008 Argos User’s Conference, Annapolis, USA (Keynote)
2008 Third Symposium on Mediterranean Marine Turtles, Tunis, Tunsia (Keynote)
2008 International Workshop on Marine Turtle Conservation in the Gulf, Muscat, Oman
2008 Defra Marine Environment and Biodiversity Review

2007 International Sea Turtle Symposium. Myrtle Beach USA (Plenary)
2007 Imperial College, London

2006 British Ecological Society
2006 University of Oxford

2005 University of Plymouth
2005 University of Glasgow
2005 British Chelonia Group

2004 British Herpetologist Society Annual Meeting (Plenary)
2004 UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum, Bermuda (Plenary)

Media Coverage

My work regularly results in media coverage in both print and broadcast media

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