Philippa Brakes
PhD student

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Having worked in the environmental NGO sector for the last 15 years, I am interested in the interface between science and policy. Particular focus is examining population level effects of individual beahviour, social interactions and knowledge transmission.

Broad research specialisms:

Examining the implications of culture and other forms of social complexity for conservation management of mammals, including investigating the potential role of individuals that act as repositories of social knowledge. Investigating the importance of maintaining phenotypic as well as genotypic diversity for conservation, with an emphasis on cetaceans.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Marine Biology,
MSc Biological Research Methods

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