Academic Profile

Dr Richard Ladle is a Senior Research Associate of the School of Geography and the Environment. He studied for his D.Phil. in the evolutionary ecology of freshwater systems in the Zoology Department of Oxford University and has since held lectureships at several UK institutions.

Current Research

Richard has broad research interests ranging from the representation of conservation science in the media to the use of macroinvertebrates for stream biomonitoring. His current research and consultancy projects include a study of ecotourism capacity on the Island of Tobago, the development of standard protocols for assessing conservation and environmental attitudes, explaining morphological variation in crabs and corals inhabiting spatially heterogeneous environments, and a global analysis of the relationship between poverty and protected areas.

Teaching

Selected Publications

Publications are those that were listed on the old website. Publications database integration forthcoming.