I am interested in supervising postgraduate research students in the following areas: micro-plastics, tri-trophic interactions, field population dynamics, pollination ecology & biodiversity in the urban landscape.
Niall Walkden (2019) Attitudes and perceptions of South African residents towards native vertebrate scavengers
Amanda Flint (2018) A temporal and spatial analysis of species co-occurrence patterns within a chalk heath community
Ute Vogler (2009) “The impact of transgenic apples on multitrophic interactions”
Johanna Häckermann (2007) “Biological elimination of Cydia molesta infestations from the orchard as a key component of an environmental friendly control”
Edward Connor (2007) “The plant’s contribution in guiding beneficial insectd to the site of caterpillar damage by chemical signalling”
Gudio Velten (2006) “Food chain legumes: combining natural resources for safe storage and favourable food processing”
Nadia Scaschighini (2004) “From the behavioural to the molecular level in insect-plant interactions: attraction of parasitic wasps by herbivore-induced plant chemical signals”
Jo Middelton (2017) Ecological determinants of Lyme borreliosis risk in the South Downs National Park and the potential for one-health based interventions.
Sophie Bracken (2016) An evaluation of how a range of UK green roofs vary in terms of floral diversity and associated pollinator diversity.
Aaron White (2015) Agricultural influences on moth communities and their composition in ancient semi-natural woodlands and conifer plantations: Potential implications for management and native broadleaf re-establishment
Joanne Carnell (2015) Pollinator conservation and the value of domestic urban gardens.
Markus Jaskari (2013) Factors influencing pollination success of the Burnt Orchid Neotinea ustulata.
Robert Fowler (2011) Does pollen quality influence the floral acceptance and foraging effectiveness of bumblesbees.
Severin Roffler (2006) Does the nesting material of Megachilidae bees contain antimicrobial substances? (joint MSc thesis in collaboration with Dr. M. Müller)
Susanne Brand (2005) Influence of chemical emissions of codling moth infested apples on Hyssopus pallidus.
Nayuta Brand (2004) Host location of Dinarmus basalis – the role of chemical cues emitted from beans.
Antonia Zurbuchen (2004 / 2005) Host location behaviour of Dinarmus basalis.
Johanna Häckermann (2003) The effect of seasonal variation in volatile emission from apples on the behaviour of the parasitoid Hyssopus pallidus.
Fatma Lüthi-Kivrak (2002 / 2003) Simulation of caterpillar feeding behaviour and analysis of artificially induced phytochemicals.