Staff Profile:Dr Simon Mortimer

Name:
Dr Simon Mortimer
Job Title:
Associate Professor
Responsibilities:
  • Director of Biodiversity, Crops and Agro-ecosystems Division
  • Assistant Director, Centre for Agri-Environmental Research
  • Programme Co-Director, MSc Environmental Management
  • Member, Chilterns Conservation Board (SoS Appointment)

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Areas of Interest:

My research focuses on the following areas:

  • Plant community ecology, vegetation dynamics and succession, restoration ecology, habitat creation, colonisation of new sites by plants and their associated invertebrates
  • Ecology and management of agricultural systems for biodiversity conservation, especially species-rich lowland grasslands
  • Relationship between land management, biodiversity and the delivery of ecosystem services, farmers' understanding of sustainable agricultural practices
  • Evaluation of interaction between agricultural and environmental policies, agri-environment schemes, farmer attitudes and decision making concerning agri-environmental policies

My teaching is in support of the BSc Environment Management and MSc Environmental Management programmes, and includes the following modules:

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Qualifications:
BSc (Hons), University of London
PhD, University of Cambridge
Dr Simon Mortimer

Contact Details

Email:
s.r.mortimer@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 8475

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