News

Review on dung beetle-mammal associations

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Beth and Eleanor have just published a review paper on “Dung beetle–mammal associations: methods, research trends and future directions” in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Lots of new, exciting avenues for further research!

New policy directions article on riparian buffers in tropical agriculture

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Check out our new Policy Directions article in Journal of Applied Ecology on the benefits of riparian buffers, knowledge gaps, scientific support, and directions for policy here. Funded by our Newton Project grant, and a collaboration between LOMBOK scientists, SEARRP, and the Department for Irrigation and Drainage.

New paper on using leeches to sample mammals

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

A new paper in Molecular Ecology Research by Dr Rosie Drinkwater is now online here. Rosie used metabarcoding of blood meals of two species of leech common to all of us who work in the forests of Borneo, the tiger leech and the brown leech, to see if they differed in their ability to detect   [read more]

5 new LOMBOK Drs!

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

The last few months have seen four more of our students complete their PhDs. Congratulations to Dr Dave Hemprich-Bennett on completing his research on bats, Dr Nick Deere on his PhD on mammals in HCV areas, Dr Simon Mitchell on his PhD on researching fragmentation effects on birds, Dr Deidre Kerdraon-Byrne on her PhD in   [read more]

Life in the tree tops

Friday, November 16th, 2018

University of Kent PhD student Jess Haysom has been spending her time up in the canopy studying canopy mammals. Find out what she has been up to and how difficult, but also exciting it can be in the treetops in her new blog.

Another LOMBOK Dr – Congrats Dr Tor Kemp!

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Another Dr in our midst – congratulations to Dr Tor Kemp on completing her PhD on bats, foodwebs, isotopes, and of course dung beetles. Watch this space for some exciting papers!

Congratulations Dr Rosie!

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Congratulations to QML PhD student Rosie on becoming a Dr! Find out more about Rosie’s work on using leech blood meals to monitor mammals using DNA here.

Submit your research to our special issue on oil palm sustainability

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Eleanor Slade is co-editing a Frontiers in Forests and Global Change Special Issue: Improving Environmental Sustainability in Oil Palm: Linking Science, Policy, & Practice across the Tropics. Submssion is now open so if you have some exciting research waiting to be published click here to read more!