Gil Bohrer Ohio State University Website
Tony Davy University of East Anglia Website
Kingsley Dixon Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Perth Website
Chris Elphick University of Connecticut Website
Bharathram Ganapathisubramani Imperial College, London Website
Mike Hutchings University of Sussex Website
Charles Marshall UC Berkeley Website
Stuart Pimm Duke University Website
Michael Reed Tufts University Website
Andy Solow Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Website
Karl Ugland University of Oslo Website
Steve Wang Swarthmore College Website
Philip Wigge John Innes Centre Website

Current Doctoral Students

Dino Martins 'Cooperation, convergence and resource partitioning in African ant-acacias' Harvard University (committee member) Website
Karen Robbirt 'Will climate warming present British orchids with a pollination crisis?' University of East Anglia
David White 'Maintaining deception in a rewarding landscape' University of East Anglia

Past Students & Postdocs


  1. 2006 'Inferring habitat health from biological collections' U. of Melbourne, Australia, Zoë Smith
  2. 2004 'Mycorrhizal fungi in Cypripedium calceolus' U. of Melbourne, Australia, Tien Huynh

Graduates (PhD)

  1. 2007-2009 'Population dynamics and conservation of the endangered Japanese orchid Nervilia nipponica' University of Sussex, UK (Ph.D.) Stephan Gale
  2. 2003-2007 'Molecular phylogeny and conservation of the horticulturally important genus Vanda' University of East Anglia, UK (Ph.D.) Lauren Gardiner

Graduates (Masters)

  1. 2008-2009 'Wake studies for cylinders with varying surface roughness' Imperial College, UK (M.Sc.) Nicholas Chastang
  2. 2005-2007 'Ontogeny of the staminode in the genus Phragmipedium' Reading University, UK (M.Sc.) Clive Lundquist
  3. 2005-2006 'Linking extinction risk models to online databases' University of Surrey, UK (M.Sc.) Zeting Feng
  4. 2004-2006 'Host-specificity and Batesian mimicry in the endangered epiphytic orchid, Eulophiella roempleriana' University of Antananarivo, Madagascar (DEA) Johary Ramahenina
  5. 2004-2006 'Does spur length increase threat and rarity in Malagasy angraecoid orchids' University of East Anglia, UK (M.Sc.) Emma Clayton
  6. 2004-2005 'A mathematical modelling system for ecologists' University of Surrey, UK (M.Sc.) Thomas Crowder
  7. 2003-2005 'Conservation biology of a critically endangered orchid, Angraecum longicalcar' University of Antananarivo, Madagascar (DEA) Landy Rajaovelona
  8. 2003-2004 'Habitat, site and host specificity of the orchids of La Réunion' Reading University, UK (M.Sc.) Neil Lancaster
  9. 2003-2004 'The dichotomy of the Red List criteria' Reading University, UK (M.Sc.) Karen Robbirt
  10. 2003-2004 'Dating the divergence times of fossil lineages with optimal linear estimation using the Weibull distribution' University of Montpellier, France (DEA) Anna Saltmarsh
  11. 2002-2003 'The effect of climatic change on flowering in British orchids' University of East Anglia, UK (M.Sc.) Jennifer Ah-King
  12. 2002-2003 'Species delimitation in the genus Trudelia' University of Reading, UK (M.Sc.) Lauren Gardiner


  1. 2006-2007 'Biological correlates of description date in Paphiopedilum species of Vietnam' Reading University, UK (B.Sc.) Harry Earle
  2. 2004-2005 'Investigation into the decline of the Early Spider Orchid on the Isle of Wight' University of Kingston, UK (B.Sc.) Mandy Wall
  3. 2004-2005 'Multivariate analysis of factors effecting the decline and rarity of British orchids' University of Kingston, UK (B.Sc.) Thomas Hogan
  4. 2004-2005 'Micromorphology of rewarding and non-rewarding orchids' Reading University, UK (B.Sc.) Alexandra Bell
  5. 2002-2003 'Prioritising priorities: Quantitative inference of threat and extinction from sighting data' University of East Anglia, UK (B.Sc.) Greg McInerny