Professor Keith Hamer

Keith is Professor of Animal Ecology in the School of Biology. The focus of Keith’s research is wildlife ecology and the conservation of biodiversity in natural and managed landscapes and seascapes. Keith’s group are investigating the patterns, causes and consequences of changes in biodiversity following the degradation and fragmentation of tropical forests, and examining methods for improving biodiversity in oil palm plantations. Keith is also interested in the interactions between biodiversity and food security in Africa, in the face of climate change and human population growth, and is a member of Africa College.