Institute of Zoology - Research

Research at the Institute of Zoology is organised into five Research Themes:

Each Research Theme group comprises of several research fellows, post-doctoral research assistants and PhD students, and is lead by a senior research fellow. Most Institute staff work across several Research Themes in broad internal and external collaborations

Research Projects

We carry out a wide range of research projects, a selection of which are detailed below.

Hedgehog

Garden Wildlife Health is a collaborative project that helps to identify and investigate the...

Anemone fish and anemone Chagos

Indicators and Assessments

The Indicators and Assessments Unit provides scientifically robust biodiversity...

The Badger Cattle Contact Project was established in 2012 to research contact between badgers and cattle to understand how bovine tuberculosis is transmitted between the...

Bushmeat- palm civet

The Bushmeat Research Programme at the Institute of Zoology is involved in research to enhance...

Stranded killer whale

The CSIP coordinates the investigation of all whales, dolphins and porpoises (collectively known...

Mangroves in the Philippines

Mangroves are one of the most ecologically- and economically-important ecosystems in the world...

Pit Scanning - Pool Frog

We are developing methods to analyse the risk of disease to interventions,...

Oriole Whistler - Solomon Islands

Biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction are pressing global...

Landsat TM5 2011

There is an increasingly growing interest in valuing biodiversity and...

Female european adder

Snake experts from ZSL's Institute of Zoology, Natural Earth and Oxford...

iBat app in use

The indicator bats program

iBats aims to generate data on changes in bat species distributions and...