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Room: G18, Thoday Building
Tel No: +44 (0) 1248 382 288

Twitter: @Simon_Willcock

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I am an interdisciplinary scientist, keen on producing real-world outputs that can be applied in numerous policy and business contexts. My particular interests focus on the interactions between people and nature, particularly within the tropics. Key subject areas include:

  • Adaptation
  • Climate Change
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Land use/cover change
  • Migration
  • Resilience
  • Tipping points

Teaching and Supervision

Research areas and keywords


  • QK Botany - Tropical Forests, Ecosystem Services
  • SD Forestry - Tropical Forests, Ecosystem Services, Sustainable Development
  • GE Environmental Sciences - Tropical Forests, Ecosystem Services, Migration, Sustainable Development
  • G Geography (General) - Migration, Sustainable Development

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2015 - Professional , Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • 2012 - PhD , Long-term Land Cover Change and Carbon Storage in Tanzania, East Africa
  • 2007 - BA , Biological Sciences

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Prof. activities and awards (1)

  • Mount Lico Expedition

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

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