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Dr Clare Lawson

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Professional biography

2017-        :  Lecturer in Ecology, School of Environment, Earth & Ecosystem Sciences, The Open University.

2014-2017:  Daphne Jackson Research Fellow, School of Environment, Earth & Ecosystem Sciences, The Open University.

2008-2010:  Research Project Officer, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development & Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, University of Reading.

2002-2006:  Research Fellow, Centre for Agri-Environmental Research, University of Reading.

1998-2002:  Research Officer, Cranfield University.

1997:  Research Fellow, University of London, Wye.

1994-1997:  PhD University of London, Wye.

1989-1993:  BSc University of Edinburgh.

Research interests

  • Plant community ecology, vegetation dynamics and the ecology of species-rich meadows.
  • Habitat restoration and ecosystem processes within the farmed landscape.
  • Impact of management practices on farmland biodiversity.
  • The importance of plant-soil interactions in grassland ecosystems.