Key Research Interests

Evidence based conservation, landscape scale population processes, conservation in anthropogenic landscapes.



EU INTERREG BID-REX: From Biodiversity data to Decisions: enhancing natural value through improved regional development policies.

BID-REX is funded by the EU INTERREG V Programme



Significant Publications

  • Fuller, R.J., Williamson, T., Barnes, G., Dolman, P.M. (2017) Human activites and biodiversity opportunities in pre-industrial cultural landscapes: relevance to conservation. Journal of Applied Ecology, 54, 459-469. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12762 
  • Dolman, P.M., Collar, N.J., Scotland, K.M., Burnside, R.J. (2015) Ark or park: the need to predict relative effectiveness of ex situ and in situ conservation before attempting captive breeding.  Journal of Applied Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12449
  • Eleanor Warren-Thomas, E., Dolman, P.M., Edwards, D.P. (2015) Increasing demand for natural rubber necessitates a robust sustainability initiative to mitigate impacts on tropical biodiversity. Conservation Letters doi:10.1111/conl.12170
  • Pedley, S.M., Dolman, P.M. (2014) Multi-taxa trait and functional responses to physical disturbance. Journal of Animal Ecology 83, 1542-1552. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12249
  • Yinqiu Ji, Ashton, L., Pedley, S.M., Edwards, D.P. Yong Tang, Nakamura, A., Kitching, R., Dolman, P.M., Woodcock, P., Edwards, F.A., Larsen, T.H., Hsu, W.W., Benedick, S., Hamer, K.C., Wilcove, D.S., Bruce, C., Xiaoyang Wang, Levi, T., Lott, M., Emerson, B.C., Yu, D.W. (2013) Reliable, verifiable and efficient monitoring of biodiversity via metabarcoding. Ecology Letters, 16, 1245–1257. doi: 10.1111/ele.12162
  • Wäber, K., Dolman, P.M. (2013) Achieving landscape-scale deer management for biodiversity conservation: the need to consider sources and sinks. Journal of Wildlife Management DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.530
  • Dolman, P.M., Panter, C.J., Mossman, H.L. (2012) The biodiversity audit approach challenges regional priorities and identifies a mismatch in conservation. Journal of Applied Ecology 49, 986–997.  doi/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02174.x
  • Wright, H.L., Lake, I.R., Dolman, P.M. (2012). Agriculture - a key element for conservation in the developing world. Conservation Letters 5, 11-19. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2011.00208.x
  • Sutherland, W.J., Pullin, A.S., Dolman, P.M., Knight, T.M. (2004). The need for evidence-based conservation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19, 305-308. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2004.03.018

Publications: EPrints Digital Repository

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