Staff profile

Dr Alison Cameron

Teaching and Research Lecturer

Location: Centre for Evidence Based Conservation, G1 Thoday

Phone: 01248 382326


Career History

2016-present: Lecturer, Bangor University
2010-2016: Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast
2008-20010: Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
2005-2008: Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of California Berkeley, CA, USA
2005: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Princeton University, NJ, USA
2002-2005: PhD. Biological Sciences, University of Leeds
1999: MSc. Conservation Biology. Percy FitzPatrick Institute for Ornithology, University of Cape Town
2003-1997: BSc Hons. Tropical Environmental Science. Aberdeen University


  • Co-ordinate BSX-3150: Life in a Changing Climate
  • Co-ordinate the Zoology with Conservations BSc and Masters degree
  • Co-ordinate BNS-3000 Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Administrative Roles

  • Chair of the Schools Athena SWAN Self Assessment Team (SAT)
  • Member of the University Athena SWAN Task Group
  • SBS representative on the CNS/CoPAS Marketing Committee
  • Member of SBS Research Committee.

Current Research

2013-2017: PI on ESPA grant: “Can global payments for Ecosystem Services Alleviate Poverty”

Web-Portal Development

During my Post Doctoral positions I lead the design and worked with the development teams for these two websites that facilitate data archiving and data sharing for collaborative research:
ReBioMa: The National Biodiversity Data Base for Madagascar:

Press Coverage

Testing hypotheses for diversification using Madagascar as a model system:


Society for Conservation Biology
Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Society for Tropical Ecology (gtö)
Ecosystem Services Partnership
British Ecological Society
British Trust for Ornithology