Charlotte's research expertise is in marine conservation and management, particularly considering human interactions with the marine environment. Recent research projects have included: “Sundarbans fisheries: A model system for the application of landscape ecology and social science approaches to management” and understanding the drivers of MPA compliance within local Bedouin communities, Egypt.
Charlotte welcomes enquiries from potential students (PhD and Masters) wishing to work on projects on the following themes (broadly interpreted), in the UK and internationally:
- Marine conservation including projects on: Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), marine conservation and marine policy, public perceptions of marine conservation
- Fisheries issues particularly from a social science perspective
- Social dimensions of biodiversity conservation
Current PhD supervisions:
Jennifer Keeping, University of Glasgow (Primary Supervisor David Bailey) "“Threats, feeding ecology and habitat use of stingrays in Mozambique”
Thomas Logan, University of Hull, (Primary Supervisor, Alastair Ward) "Reconciling lethal control of an iconic native species (red deer Cervus elaphus) with nature conservation within a multiple-use landscape."
Andri Utama, University of Glasgow (Primary Supervisor, David Bailey) "Fisher and Fishing behaviour around Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs), Indonesia."
Starting Sept 2022:
"Rewilding the Sea: Perceptions, Values and Challenges" part of the University of Hull REWILD PhD Cluster
“Greening Blue Spaces in Hull” part of the University of Hull REWILD PhD Cluster
“Understanding Environmental Adaptability in Wild Mammalian Carnivores: a Multidisciplinary Perspective” part of the University of Hull REWILD PhD Cluster