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Ellen L. Rotheray, Dr

University of Sussex

Ellen received a BSc in Zoology at the University of Glasgow in 2003, MSc in Wildlife Management and Conservation at the University of Reading in 2006, and PhD in hoverfly conservation at the University of Stirling in 2012. She began a Research Fellow at Stirling in 2012, but moved to the University of Sussex in 2013 to complete it where she went on to become a Teaching Fellow in Conservation Biology in 2016, her current post. She has worked on a number of research projects from exploring restoration of tropical forests in Costa Rica to investigating non-native bumblebees in Tasmania. She has over 20 publications, and spoken at more than 15 national and international conferences. She currently runs research projects using citizen science to collect data on hoverfly ecology, and is a member of the Hoverfly Recording Scheme team in the UK.

Keywords: Hoverfly Conservation, Insect Ecology, Insect Conservation


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Taxa: Syrphinae, Bombus


Disciplines: Insect Ecology and Conservation