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Ecological Sciences Department Staff and Students

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The James Hutton Institute employs approximately 550 staff
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Listed below are the members of the Ecological Sciences (ES) Department which is a multi-disciplinary group of over 80 researchers with a unique breadth of scientific expertise, skills and knowledge in the ecology, physiology and systematics of microbes, lichens, fungi, plants, invertebrates and mammals. Our dynamic group maintains a large post-graduate cohort of >100 PhD students who are affiliated with Universities around the world.

Please note this is not a complete list of all Ecological Sciences staff.

Name Staff Role Contact Number
Steve Albon - email Honorary Fellow +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Rebekka Artz - email Senior Research Scientist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Gillian Banks Laboratory Technician +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Joan Beaton Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Graham Begg - email Ecological Modeller +44 (0)1382 568817
Glyn Bengough - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)1382 568792
Damian Bienkowski - email Post Doc Researcher +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Kirsty Binnie Research Technician +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Nick Birch - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Helaina Black - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Andrea Britton - email Plant Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Rob Brooker - email Head of Department +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Jennifer Brown - email Research Assistant +44 (0)1382 568791
Lawrie Brown Research Asssistant +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Clare Cameron - email Research Assistant +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Sandra Caul Research Scientist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Steve Chapman - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Susan Cooksley - email Catchment Scientist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Tim Daniell - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Benoit Demars - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Lionel Dupuy - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Antonia Eastwood - email Socio-Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Michael Ferguson - email Renewables Researcher +44 (0)1224 395302
Debbie Fielding - email Research Assistant +44 (0)1224 395184
Thomas Freitag - email Molecular Microbiologist Metagenomics +44 (0)1224 395326
Tim George - email Rhizosphere Scientist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Maddy Giles - email Post Doc Researcher +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Cathy Hawes - email Research Scientist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Alison Hester - email Senior Scientist and Baillie Gifford Entrepreneurial Research Fellow +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Richard Hewison - email Research Assistant - Plant Ecology +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Pietro (Pete) Iannetta - email Head of Ecological Food Systems +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Glenn Iason - email Senior Scientist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Justin Irvine - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Euan James - email Research Assistant +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Dimitris Kalogiros - email PhD Student +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Alison Karley - email Research Leader +44 (0)1382 568820
Nick Littlewood - email Honorary Research Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Kenneth Loades - email Research Leader +44 (0)1382 568858
Gaynor Malloch - email Research Scientist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Bob Mayes - email Honorary Research Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Carolyn Mitchell - email Research Assistant +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Ruth Mitchell - email Plant Soil Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Roy Neilson - email Soil Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Scott Newey - email Population Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Adrian Newton - email Cereal Pathologist/Agroecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Robin Pakeman - email Plant Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Thomas Parker - email Upland Carbon Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Eric Paterson - email Root Physiologist / Biochemist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
David Roberts - email Research Scientist +44 (0)1382 568700
Lucinda Robinson - email Research Assistant +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Allan Sim - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Geoff Squire - email Honorary Associate +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Jenni Stockan - email Research Scientist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Alex Stuart - email Local Biodiversity Coordinator +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Andy Taylor - email Molecular Fungal Ecologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Caroline Upton - email PhD Student +44 (0)1382 568909
Tracy Valentine - email Research Leader Plant:Soils interactions +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Patrizia Vannucchi - email PhD Student +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Duncan White - email Laboratory Manager - Microbiology +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Philip White - email Programme Leader +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)
Adrian Worton - email PhD Student +44 (0)1786 467452
Mark Young - email Plant Scientist/Information Technologist +44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

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