Knowledge Exchange

Knowledge Exchange @ ICCS is bringing cutting edge research to conservation policy and practice. Learn about our work with end-users, including businesses and international conservation organisations by exploring the Knowledge Exchange @ ICCS web pages for more details.

Hollie Booth has been working on a knowledge exchange project with the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) and the Panglima Laot (a customary fisheries management institution) in Indonesia. The project – funded by Oxford Policy Engagement Network during February to June 2022 – aimed to apply findings from Hollie’s PhD to enhance marine conservation and fisheries policy for biodiversity and well-being outcomes in Indonesia. Read more here.

Molly Grace was a NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellow and a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Task Force on Assessing Conservation Success. This Task Force is responsible for the development of the IUCN Green List of Species, which measures species recovery and the impact of conservation actions on recovery. Molly’s KE work focused on using the Green List framework to help governments and businesses assess the impact of their conservation actions. Read more here.

Tim Kuiper carried out a Knowledge Exchange project to maximize the value of data collected by wildlife rangers to tackle elephant poaching in Zimbabwe (January to July 2021). The project was funded by the Oxford Policy Engagement Network and involved close partnership with ZimParks, the state wildlife authority in Zimbabwe. Read more here.

Prue Addison was a NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellow from 2016-2019, working closely with multinational businesses, government agencies and NGOs to bring lessons from conservation science to help mainstream biodiversity in the private sector. Prue’s work focused on corporate biodiversity accountability in particular, helping businesses develop systems to measure, evaluate and report on their biodiversity performance. Prue is now an ICCS Research Associate and continues to collaborate on a number of applied research projects through her role at Conservation Strategy Director at the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT). Through her BBOWT role, Prue will be leading a team in the delivery of a range of exciting and innovative conservation programmes for wildlife in local British landscapes. Read more here.