Dr Paul Cross

Senior Lecturer in the Environment

Contact info

Position: Senior Lecturer in the Environment

Office: Thoday Building, room S1

Email: paul.cross@bangor.ac.uk

Website: Conservation science group at Bangor

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BangorApis 

Tel: 01248 382991 (from U.K.), +44 1248 382991 (International)

Fax: 01248 354997 (from U.K.), +44 1248 354997 (International)

Contact Info

Position: Senior Lecturer in the Environment

Office: Thoday Building, room S1

Email: paul.cross@bangor.ac.uk

Website: Conservation science group at Bangor

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BangorApis 

Tel: 01248 382991 (from U.K.), +44 1248 382991 (International)

Fax: 01248 354997 (from U.K.), +44 1248 354997 (International)

Overview

Responsibilities within SENRGy/BU

  • Course Director for MSc Conservation and Land Management (CLM)
  • SENRGy Teaching Committee member
  • SENRGy Ethics Committee member

Research

  • UAV tracking systems for pollinators
  • Beekeeping as a poverty alleviation tool
  • Bee morphometrics
  • Zoonotic disease, with a particular focus on E. coli O157 and the evaluation of interventions.
  • Choice-based modelling and its application to opinion elicitation.
  • Estimating disease prevalence rates, illicit or illegal behaviours and drug use through the use of socio-economic methodologies.

Current or Recent Projects

2017. UAV tracking system for pollinators: Agri-Tech China Newton Network+ 

2014. Sources, Seasonality, Transmission and Control: Campylobacter and human behaviour in a changing environment: Identifying poultry supply chain knowledge gaps. RCUK

2014. A Systematic and Participatory Review of Research on the Impact of Agriculture on Water Quality in Ireland. Irish EPA.

2014. Glastir Efficiency Scheme (Carbon footprints of livestock farms). Welsh Govt.

2014. Glastir Efficiency Scheme (Socio-econ study of the wider benefits of GES). Welsh Govt.

2010: Estimating bird crime prevalence rates using three novel techniques. British Academy.

2009: The prevalence of non-treatment of sheep scab in Wales and the economic cost to the livestock industry, Welsh Assembly Government.

2009: Raising awareness about food-borne pathogens in Wales. Local Authority and Research Council Initiative (LARCI).

2008: Food-borne Pathogen knowledge transfer. ESRC.

2008-2010: Reducing Escherichia coli O157 risk in rural communities. RES-229-25-0012. RELU.

Teaching and Supervision

Research Students

Kata Wagner: The impact of beekeeping in the Tanzanian Miombo; understanding the beekeeper as a forest resource user. Ph.D.

Shareefa Sultan Hamad Alsalem: Effectiveness of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).Ph.D

Jake Shearwood, Development of a miniature vibration energy harvester for battery-less tracking of honey bees. PhD.

Daisy Man Yuen Hung, Long-range bumble-bee and Asian Hornet telemetry through metal nanoparticle coating and harmonic radar detection. PhD.

Jessica Potts,  Evaluating the long-term impact of neonicotinoids on the trophic cascade. PhD.

Dylan Elen, Delineating protected honey-bee reserves at a regional scale. PhD.

Tom Oliver, Dispersal strategies and space use in pollinating bees. PhD.

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Prof. activities and awards (4)

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