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Mark Fellowes

Portrait of Mark Fellowes

Professor of Ecology

Areas of interest

  • Urban ecology
  • Human-wildlife interactions
  • Bird conservation
  • Leopard conservation
  • Insect predators and parasitoids
  • Tritrophic systems
  • Ant mutualisms


  • Part 1: Ecology: Species and their Interactions
  • Part 2: Tropical Biology Field Course to Madagascar

Research projects

  • Funding from BBSRC, NERC, international governments, charities
  • Urban ecology of birds, mammals and insects
  • Urban greening and biodiversity
  • Indirect interactions in ecology
  • Evolutionary ecology of enemy-victim interactions
  • Tropical and sub-tropical ecology
  • Leopard conservation and human-wildlife conflict
  • Pedagogy of teaching field skills
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Behavioural ecology
  • Human-wildlife interactions
  • Urban ecology
  • Host-parasitoid interactions


 Member of the Ecology Research Group

Esteem Factors

  • Associate Editor, Ecological Entomology (Wiley/Blackwell)
  • Associate Editor, Bioscience Horizons
  • Editorial Board, European Journal of Entomology
  • Former editor of Antenna, bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society
  • Editorial board member for Agricultural and Forest Entomology
  • Co-editor of 30-Second Biology, popular science book currently in preparation
  • Fellow, Society of Biology
  • Zoology liaison, for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Organisation

Impact, Enterprise and Outreach

  • Numerous interviews for broadcast and print media
  • Talks given to local and national organisations
  • Co-author of Garden Entomology, popular science booklet for the Royal Entomological Society
  • Silver medal, Chelsea Flower Show 2013


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