“I chose the Conservation Ecology field of study because I feel that any kind of environmental work I plan to do should come from a place of strong ecological knowledge. This track is helping me build a baseline understanding of the processes at the root of all environmental policy, management, conservation, education, and advocacy.”
—Daniel Buonaiuto, Conservation Ecology
Research Institute of Conservation Ecology (RICE)
Conservation Ecology provides ecological inventory and conservation planning services to Western Ghats Regions.
Conservation Biology, Ecology, Reproductive Biology, Genetics, Human-Wildlife Interactions, and Socio-Ecology
Research opportunities for MSc and Ph.D projects
We work with a multitude of species and communities of plants, insects, birds and mammals and in various environments that vary from heavily human-impacted landscapes (Western Ghats and agricultural fields) to relatively undisturbed natural landscapes (e.g. salt marshes, heathlands, forests or savannas). There are plenty of options for your individual MSc and Phd research project: