Scottish Biodiversity Science Conference 2019

Scottish Biodiversity Science for Nature: novelty, ingenuity and solutions


  • John Kerr - Scottish Government
  • Dr Mark Eaton - RSPB
  • Dr Debbie Bassett - SNH
  • Rachel Tierney - Scottish Biodiversity Information Forum
  • Professor Mat Williams - University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Mark Blaxter - University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Dan Haydon - University of Glasgow
  • Professor Nathalie Seddon - University of Oxford
  • Dr Richard Lilley - Project Seagrass
  • Dr Kirsty Blackstock - James Hutton Institute
  • Professor Beth Scott - University of Aberdeen
  • Dr Roxane Anderson - University of Highlands and Islands
  • Dr Sarah Hutcheon - SNH
  • Professor Andrew Miller - Scottish Government



The British Ecological Society’s Scottish Policy Group offers a limited number of bursaries (up to £70) for students and early career researchers to cover travel and accommodation. To apply please send a short letter stating why you wish to attend this conference and that you are a BES member (ideally including your membership number) to Maggie Keegan  by 8th November. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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