Charlotte Hopkins

Dr Charlotte Hopkins

Lecturer Marine Biology

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Biological and Marine Sciences

Qualifications

  • BSc (Durham University)
  • MSc
  • PhD (University of Glasgow)

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Otolith chemoscape analysis in whiting links fishing grounds to nursery areas

Burns, N. M., Hopkins, C. R., Bailey, D. M., & Wright, P. J. (2020). Otolith chemoscape analysis in whiting links fishing grounds to nursery areas. Communications Biology, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-020-01433-y

Evaluating whether MPA management measures meet ecological principles for effective biodiversity protection

Hopkins, C., Burns, N., Brooker, E., Dolman, S., Devenport, E., Duncan, C., & Bailey, D. (2020). Evaluating whether MPA management measures meet ecological principles for effective biodiversity protection. Acta Oecologica, 108, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actao.2020.103625

A new model study species: high accuracy of discrimination between individual freckled hawkfish (Paracirrhites forsteri) using natural markings

Mcinnes, M. G., Burns, N. M., Hopkins, C. R., Henderson, G. P., Mcneill, D. C., & Bailey, D. M. (2020). A new model study species: high accuracy of discrimination between individual freckled hawkfish (Paracirrhites forsteri) using natural markings. Journal of fish biology, 96(3), 831-834. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14255

Civil society participation in the Scottish marine planning process and the role of Environmental Non-Governmental Organisations

Brooker, E., Hopkins, C., Devenport, E., Greenhill, L., & Duncan, C. (2019). Civil society participation in the Scottish marine planning process and the role of Environmental Non-Governmental Organisations. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2018.1532876

Navigating future uncertainty in marine protected area governance: lessons from the Scottish MPA network

Hopkins, C. R., Bailey, D. M., & Potts, T. (2018). Navigating future uncertainty in marine protected area governance: lessons from the Scottish MPA network. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 207, 303-311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.04.020

Research interests

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.