Seminars/Invited talks:

2014

UFZ, Leipzig, GermanyImpact of land-use on ecological communities: past, present and future (the PREDICTS Project).

Cabot Institute, University of Bristol, at 'Defining Biodiversity Workshop': Defining, mapping and predicting change in biodiversity: beyond threatened species.

Cambridge Climate Forum, Cambridge, UK: Climate change, habitat loss and the future of biodiversity.

2013

University College London: The PREDICTS Project.

Department of Biology, University of York: Using functional traits to understand biodiversity and ecosystem responses to environmental change at a global scale.

Animal and Plant Sciences, Sheffield University: Using functional traits to understand biodiversity and ecosystem responses to environmental change at a global scale.

School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University: Understanding and predicting ecosystem responses to global environmental change.

Silwood Park, Imperial College London: Understanding and predicting ecosystem responses to global environmental change.

2012

School of Geography, University of Nottingham: Approaches for understanding and predicting the response of ecosystems to global change. View slides

2008

School of Geography, University of Nottingham: The Value of Species Distribution Models for Conservation. View slides. Download MP3

Conference talks:

2014

Eco^2, London School of Economics: Critical transitions in complex ecosystems.

British Ecological Society-Société Française d'Écologie, Lille, France: Homogenization of ecological communities in response to land use, at a global scale.

British Ecological Society, Macroecology Conference, Nottingham, UK: Toward a global model of beta diversity in response to land-use change.

2013

INTECOL, London, UK: Past, present and future projections of local biodiversity change in response to human drivers, at a global scale.

British Ecological Society, Macroecology Conference, Sheffield, UK: Incorporating macroecological principles in models of local community responses to habitat change.

2012

British Ecological Society, Birmingham, UK: Taxonomic and functional patterns in the response of tropical forest species to land-use change. View slides

TERRABITES symposium, Frascati, Italy: The Madingley Model: a global model of ecosystems. View slides

2011

Society for Conservation Biology, Auckland, New Zealand (symposium keynote): Modelling biosphere responses to environmental change. View slides

European Society of Ecological Modelling, Riva Del Garda, Italy: Land-use change and tropical forest bird abundance: a functional trait perspective. View slides


2010

British Ecological Society, Leeds, UK: Developing trait-based diversity metrics. View slides

2009

British Ecological Society, Hatfield, UK: Testing the accuracy of species distribution models using species records from a new field survey. View slides

2008

British Ecological Society, London, UK: Predicting the impacts of climate change on British bird and hoverfly distributions. View slides

Conference Posters:

2011

International Biogeography Society, Merida, Mexico: Species distribution models predict species ranges well, but fail to predict impacts of climate change. View PDF

2008

BES Climate Change Special Interest Group meeting, York: Species distribution models predict species ranges well, but fail to predict impacts of climate change. View PDF