Ilya Maclean 

Research Group

Andrew Suggitt - Associate Research Fellow

Jonathan Mosedale - Associate Research Fellow 

Aisling Devine - PhD Student

Lynda Donaldson - PhD Student

Owen Greenwood - MRes Student

Martin Goodall - MRes student

Teaching

Field and laboratory techniques

Residential field course to California

Terrestrial biodiversity and conservation

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Dr Ilya Maclean

Senior Lecturer in Natural Environment  

Profile

I am an applied ecologist whose research explores how species and habitats respond to environmental threats, for example climate and land-use change. I am particularly interested in finding practical solutions to environmental problems and work with local, national and international policy-makers and practitioners to achieve this.

I am also a member of the Biosciences department in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.

You can find out more by watching a two-minute video of me explaining my work.

Research interests

  • Ecological impacts of climate change, particularly water shortage
  • Wetland conservation and management
  • Climate change and adaptive management
  • Mapping biodiversity using remote-sensing techniques and predictive models
  • Linking science and policy
  • Biodiversity of the Lizard Peninsula

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Current projects

  • Potential climate change refugia for wild species in England
  • Impacts of climate change on the flora of the Lizard Peninsula
  • Prospects for English wine in a warmer world

Qualifications

2005 PhD Ecology and Socio-Economics (UEA) 
1998 BSc in Environmental Sciences (UEA)

Career

2016 Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter
2012 Lecturer, University of Exeter 
2009-2012 Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Exeter
2004-2009
Research Ecologist, British Trust for Ornithology

Contact details

Email i.m.d.maclean@exeter.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 1326 255968
Building Environment and Sustainability Institute
Room 1.27
Address University of Exeter
Penryn Campus
Penryn
Cornwall TR10 9FE
UK
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