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Our Ecosystems research investigates the ecology of organisms from microbes to plants and mammals, how they interact with each other, their environment and with people.

We carry out fieldwork in the UK and across the world. We use the excellent facilities of the OU Ecosystems Laboratories for experimental studies and analyses and are pioneering citizen science.

Members of the Ecosystems Research Group have interests in:

We work closely with the Open Science Laboratory, and through citizen science initiatives such as the Floodplain Meadows Partnership and Treezilla.

Yoseph Araya, Ecosystems Research Group Lead

Yoseph Araya

Ecosystems Research Group Point of Contact


Applications closed: Floodplain Meadows Partnership Research Associate

We are looking for a Research Associate to work within the Floodplain Meadows Partnership team in EEES. The post is fixed-term and part-time.

12th October 2021

New research: exploring the reproductive complexity of plants

New research published in the high-profile journal Science has explored the reproductive complexity of plants.

21st September 2021

Applications closed: Lecturer in Environment and Sustainability

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6th July 2021
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